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Weekly Safety Meeting – Good Housekeeping Is a Virtue!

Weekly Safety Meeting – Good Housekeeping Is a Virtue!

Good housekeeping is a very important safety concern. This should not be a surprise, especially when we consider all the many articles normally necessary in a productive work area. Even materials lying around could easily be ready to present troubling conditions. Items that are not normally considered hazardous can become...

Safety Tip of the Week – Good Housekeeping is a Virtue!

Safety Tip of the Week – Good Housekeeping is a Virtue!

We collect many articles to work within our work areas. Materials lying around can easily be ready to present us with some troubling conditions. Many items are not normally considered hazardous but can easily become hazardous especially when they might become trip, contact, puncture or splinter hazards. Best Practices to...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Loading Dock Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Loading Dock Safety

From 2004 to 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated 209 loading dock injuries. Nearly half were fatalities. Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. In most companies, they are the primary location of movement of product in and...

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. Loading Dock Hazards: The loading dock area must be inspected regularly to identify potential hazards that may include: Slips, trips, and falls caused by floor conditions, poor housekeeping, or dock edge; Forklifts overturning; Pedestrian...

Safety Tip of the Week – Trip Injuries and Prevention

Safety Tip of the Week – Trip Injuries and Prevention

A common hazard that can be overlooked is the trip hazard. While falls are undoubtedly responsible for the majority of fatalities, trips cause far too many injuries in the workplace. Trip Hazards: There is an endless list of possible trip hazards found in a workplace such as: Extension cords; Tools,...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Incident Prevention

Weekly Safety Meeting – Incident Prevention

Consider this statistic: 80 out of every 100 accidents are the fault of the person involved in the incident. Unsafe acts cause four times as many incidents and injuries as unsafe conditions. Accidents occur for many reasons. In most industries people tend to look for “things” to blame when an...

Safety Tip of the Week – Incident Prevention

Safety Tip of the Week – Incident Prevention

Consider this statistic: 80 out of every 100 accidents are the fault of the person involved in the incident. By avoiding unsafe acts and practicing common sense, your work will go more smoothly, with less chance for accidents. Unsafe Acts: Unauthorized use or operation of equipment; Failure to secure or...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Holiday Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Holiday Safety

The holidays are one of the most festive, and therefore, most decorated times of year. It is during this brief period of time that we literally deck the halls with as many lights and decorations as we can stand. Unfortunately, the holiday season is also one of the busiest for...

Safety Tip of the Week – Holiday Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Holiday Safety

The holidays are one of the most festive, and therefore, most decorated times of year. It is during this brief period of time that we literally deck the halls with as many lights and decorations as we can stand. Unfortunately, the holiday season is also one of the busiest for...