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Weekly Safety Meeting – Hazard Safety – Recognition

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hazard Safety – Recognition

A hazard is defined as an incident, a thing likely to cause injury, a chance of being injured or harmed, or a possible source of danger. Hazards are present on every jobsite. They include falls, flying debris, lacerations, electrical, confined spaces, noise, use of tools, fire, illumination, scaffolds, ladders, aerial...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Chemical Spill Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Chemical Spill Safety

Unplanned release of a chemical can have devastating effects. Skin and eye burns, damage to the lungs, fire and explosion, corrosive damage to materials, pollution of air, soil, and water, and danger to the public are just some of the possible consequences of a chemical spill. Chemical spills can be...

Safety Tip of the Week – Chemical Spill Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Chemical Spill Safety

Unplanned release of a chemical can have devastating effects. Skin and eye burns, damage to the lungs, fire and explosion, corrosive damage to materials, pollution of air, soil, and water, and danger to the public are just some of the possible consequences of a chemical spill. The time to deal...

Safety Tip of the Week – The Injured and Bloodborne Pathogens

Safety Tip of the Week – The Injured and Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms, normally carried in infected blood and bodily fluids, that can cause diseases, some fatal, such as Hepatitis B and C, as well as HIV. Qualified, trained first-aiders should be equipped to safeguard against this exposure. Responding to injuries: Here at our facility the one opportunity we...

Safety Tip of the Week – Getting Ready for Winter Work

Safety Tip of the Week – Getting Ready for Winter Work

Working outside in the winter can be a dirty job, but many of us have to do it. Are you ready for winter work? Prolonged exposure to freezing or cold temperatures may cause serious health problems such as trench foot, frostbite, and hypothermia. Danger signs include uncontrolled shivering, slurred speech,...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety with Power Tools

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety with Power Tools

Safety with Power Tools Failing to properly use and maintain electric-powered tools causes thousands of cuts, punctures, pinches, amputations, and electrocutions each year. Tools can seriously injure or kill the user if not properly maintained or used. Everyone who uses tools must learn to recognize the hazards associated with the...

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety with Power Tools

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety with Power Tools

Safety with Power Tools Failing to properly use and maintain electric-powered tools causes thousands of cuts, punctures, pinches, amputations, and electrocutions each year. Tools can seriously injure or kill the user if not properly maintained or used. Everyone who uses tools must learn to recognize the hazards associated with the...