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Weekly Safety Meeting – Shortcuts are a Choice

Weekly Safety Meeting – Shortcuts are a Choice

Everyone takes a shortcut at one time or another. You cross the street between intersections instead of using the crosswalk or jump a fence instead of using the gate. But in many cases, a shortcut can involve danger. The decision to take a shortcut can be influenced by many different...

Safety Tip of the Week – Shortcuts are a Choice

Safety Tip of the Week – Shortcuts are a Choice

The decision to take a shortcut can be influenced by many different factors. That being said, at the end of the day, shortcuts are a choice made by an individual. It is important to realize this fact and take steps to avoid taking shortcuts especially when it comes to safety...

Safety Tip of the Week – Knowing What to do in an Emergency

Safety Tip of the Week – Knowing What to do in an Emergency

Training in accident prevention as well as emergency situations are both critical parts of an effective safety program. No one wants to think of something bad happening at work, but emergencies in the workplace are inevitable. Obviously, different types of emergencies elicit different responses. Even similar types of emergencies may...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Knowing What to do in an Emergency

Weekly Safety Meeting – Knowing What to do in an Emergency

When dealing with workplace safety, most of us focus on preventing injuries and incidents. However, training in accident prevention as well as emergency situations are both critical parts of an effective safety program. No one wants to think of something bad happening at work, but emergencies in the workplace are...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hand Injuries

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hand Injuries

Each year in the U.S. over 16 million people suffer hand injuries; over 250,000 of those are serious and disabling. The hand is one of the most complex parts of your body. The movement of the tendons, bones, tissues and nerves allows you to grip and do a wide variety...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hand Injuries

Safety Tip of the Week – Hand Injuries

Each year in the U.S. over 16 million people suffer hand injuries. Over 250,000 of those are serious and disabling. Typical injuries include: Puncture wounds; Lacerations; Broken fingers; Contusions; Thermal Burns; and Chemical Burns. These injuries occur when: Cutting or using a sharp tool; Using hand tools; Reaching into moving...

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....