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Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety

Our eyes are one of our greatest assets. If we do not protect our eyes from injuries while at work, we could easily lose our sight. The type of eye protection, safety glasses, goggles, or face shields, must meet the requirements of the of OSHA and ANSI Z87. Best Practices...

Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety

Our eyes are one of our greatest assets. They give us the ability to see the world around us. If we do not protect our eyes from injuries while at work, we could easily lose that ability. According to the CDC, there are an estimated 2,000 eye injuries every single...

Safety Tip of the Week – Gasoline Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Gasoline Safety

Gasoline is readily available and routinely used by people in their vehicles and motorized equipment. In spite of the routine use of gasoline, many people are unaware o or unappreciative of the dangers of gasoline. Gasoline is dangerous because it is highly volatile. Gasoline Safety Tips: Most gasoline injuries are...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Gasoline Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Gasoline Safety

Gasoline is readily available and routinely used by people in their vehicles and motorized equipment. In spite of the routine use of gasoline, many people are unaware o or unappreciative of the dangers of gasoline. Gasoline is dangerous because it is highly volatile. The fumes are capable of ignition up...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety with Powder- Actuated Tools

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety with Powder- Actuated Tools

Whenever you operate a powder-actuated tool (PAT), safe work practices must always be followed. These tools are designed to drive nails or other fastening devices into material such as concrete, steel, and masonry, which are not easily penetrated. These devices use explosive charges similar to a firearm. Since the charge...

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety with Powder-Actuated Tools

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety with Powder-Actuated Tools

Whenever you operate a powder-actuated hand tool, safe work practices must always be followed. Only qualified persons who have been trained and certified by an authorized instructor can use a powder-actuated tool. Safe Practices for Powder-actuated Tools: Before use, the operator must inspect to verify that the tool is clean, all...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hot Work Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hot Work Safety

For some of you, welding is a hands-on job, but welding safety is really up to everyone. It involves not only the welder, but also those working in the vicinity of welding operations. We also need to watch out for hazards should a contractor enter our facility to do a...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hot Work Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Hot Work Safety

Welding is a routine job on many worksites. However, this common task has hazards that can result in serious injury and property damage. Experts estimate that 6% of all fires on industrial properties are caused by welding or cutting. The main cause is the sparks or hot slag welding necessarily...

Safety Tip of the Week – Aerial Lift Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Aerial Lift Safety

Man-lifts and scissor lifts are two pieces of equipment that many workers can’t imagine working without. This equipment, if used correctly, provides quick and safe access to work areas that at one time could only be reached from scaffolding or a crane’s man- basket. These lifts, collectively called “Aerial Work...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Aerial Lift Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Aerial Lift Safety

Man-lifts and scissor lifts are two pieces of equipment that many workers can’t imagine working without. This equipment, if used correctly, provides quick and safe access to work areas that at one time could only be reached from scaffolding or a crane’s man-basket. These lifts, collectively called Aerial Work Platforms,...