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Weekly Safety Meeting – Concrete Cutting Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Concrete Cutting Safety

During renovation and expansion projects, there is frequently a need to cut into concrete, whether to eliminate an existing area or to create a space for pipes or wiring. People who regularly work with concrete and masonry drilling and cutting equipment are at high risk of a wide range of...

Safety Tip of the Week – Concrete Cutting Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Concrete Cutting Safety

Concrete cutting is a tough job that requires more than high-powered tools and concrete cutting skills. Common sense and good judgment are important factors in getting the job done successfully. These will save you and the people around you from accidents. “DO” S Select the proper tools for the project....

Safety Tip of the Week – Bees and Wasps Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Bees and Wasps Safety

According to NIOSH, thousands of people are stung by insects each year and as many as 90–100 people in the United States die as a result of allergic reactions. Most individuals only experience minor swelling and pain after being stung, but many individuals can experience other symptoms after a sting....

Weekly Safety Meeting – Bee and Wasp Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Bee and Wasp Safety

Almost everyone has experienced some type of bee or wasp sting in his or her life. For most people stings from these insects does not pose a major issue. However, for others, there can be a severe allergic reaction that is life threatening. Even if you have not experienced a...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working Safely with Scissor Lifts

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working Safely with Scissor Lifts

When used according to the manufacturer’s instructions, scissor lifts provide a safe and reliable platform for workers to perform job tasks. When not used properly, scissor lifts can present a serious hazard to workers. Scissor lifts are work platforms used to safely move workers vertically and to different locations in...

Safety Tip of the Week – Working Safely with Scissor Lifts

Safety Tip of the Week – Working Safely with Scissor Lifts

When used according to the manufacturer’s instructions, scissor lifts provide a safe and reliable platform for workers to perform job tasks. When not used properly, scissor lifts can present a serious hazard to workers. How to Safely Use Scissor Lifts: Employers need to assess the worksite to identify all possible...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Active Shooter Preparedness

Weekly Safety Meeting – Active Shooter Preparedness

The Department of Homeland Security defines an active shooter as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.” These incidents usually involve firearms and randomly selected targets or victims. Anyone involved in an incident should call emergency 911 as soon as...

Safety Tip of the Week – Active Shooter Preparedness

Safety Tip of the Week – Active Shooter Preparedness

The Department of Homeland Security defines an active shooter as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.” Active shooters may be current or former workers, family or friends of co-workers, or complete strangers. While it is difficult to foresee a...

Safety Tip of the Week – Ticks

Safety Tip of the Week – Ticks

Tick-borne pathogens can be passed to humans by the bite of infected ticks. Ticks can be infected with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Tick bite prevention: Avoid areas where there is a lot of vegetation or animals that can carry ticks. If you have to be in these areas, wear clothes...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ticks

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ticks

Ticks are small arachnids that bite to fasten themselves onto the skin and feed on blood. Ticks live in the fur and feathers of many animals and birds. There are many kinds of ticks in the United States and they can be found in virtually any area of the country....