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Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety on the Job

Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety on the Job

Every day an estimated 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces. No matter where we work, flying particles, dusts, splashes, or flying objects are apt to expose us to potential eye injury. Causes of Eye and Face Injuries: Splashes from harmful liquid chemicals such as acids or cleaning solutions; Flying...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Eye Safety on the Job

Weekly Safety Meeting – Eye Safety on the Job

Eye injuries of all types occur at a rate of more than 1,000 per day. Each year some 100,000 of these will be disabling because of temporary or permanent vision loss. A recent survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that three out of five workers who suffered an...

Safety Tip of the Week – Emergency Eye Wash

Safety Tip of the Week – Emergency Eye Wash

Let’s hope you never need one, but if you do let’s hope it’s clean and accessible. If you get foreign particles in your eyes, an emergency eyewash station is the most important initial step in first-aid treatment. Chemical burns to the eye are among the most urgent of emergencies. Eyewash...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Emergency Eye Wash

Weekly Safety Meeting – Emergency Eye Wash

Let’s hope you never need one, but if you do let’s hope it’s clean and accessible. If you get foreign particles in your eyes, an emergency eyewash station is the most important initial step in first-aid treatment. Chemical burns to the eye are among the most urgent of emergencies. Toxic...

Safety Tip of the Week – Head Protection

Safety Tip of the Week – Head Protection

Hard hats are commonly used in many types of workplaces to protect employees from head trauma caused by falling objects, striking their head against an object, or electrical hazards. With over 100,000 occupational head injuries reported every year, prevention of head injuries is an important factor in every safety program....

Weekly Safety Meeting – Head Protection

Weekly Safety Meeting – Head Protection

Hard hats are commonly used in many types of workplaces to protect employees from head trauma caused by falling objects, striking their head against an object, or electrical hazards. The hard hat is a piece of personal protective equipment designed to individually protect an employee when all other methods of...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safe Forklift Operation

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safe Forklift Operation

Forklifts are excellent labor-saving devices. They save time and reduce the likelihood of injury associated with manual material handling activities. However, forklifts can become very dangerous if operated by a reckless or untrained operator. All operators should receive safety training prior to being allowed to operate a forklift. Forklift accidents...

Safety Tip of the Week – Safe Forklift Operation

Safety Tip of the Week – Safe Forklift Operation

Forklift operation is not as simple as it looks. But with a little experience, it’s not an impossible skill to master. Basic Forklift Safety Practices: Here are a few common safety rules to follow during forklift operation: Use the seat belt. It will keep you secured in the seat in...

Safety Tip of the Week – Grinder Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Grinder Safety

Abrasive wheel machines are used in general industry, construction, and maritime operations, but the small “fixed bench” or pedestal grinders can be found in just about every maintenance and machine shop in America. This adds up to a lot of workers exposed to serious risks for eye injuries, hand or...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Grinder Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Grinder Safety

Abrasive wheel machines are used in general industry, construction, and maritime operations, but the small “fixed bench” or pedestal grinders can be found in just about every maintenance and machine shop in America. This adds up to a lot of workers exposed to serious risks for eye injuries, hand or...