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Safety Tip of the Week – Slips, Trips, and Falls

Safety Tip of the Week – Slips, Trips, and Falls

Estimates put the number of disabling injuries resulting from falls at over 30,000 per year. The number of deaths is close to 12,000 a year. About one in 10 of these deaths happen in the workplace. Slips, trips, and falls cause numerous injuries every day. But they are among the...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Slips, Trips, and Falls

Weekly Safety Meeting – Slips, Trips, and Falls

Although we’ve seen it in the cartoons and in the movies a million times, not many people actually slip on banana peels. But while the results may produce a few chuckles in the theater, falls are nothing to laugh at. In fact, some estimates put the number of disabling injuries...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hearing Protection

Safety Tip of the Week – Hearing Protection

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. The critical sound level when hearing protection should be worn...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Protection

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Protection

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. Hearing protection is essential when noise exposures can’t be controlled...

Safety Tip of the Week – Working Safely with Solvents

Safety Tip of the Week – Working Safely with Solvents

Solvents are so common in many work places that workers forget how dangerous they are. A solvent can be generally described as a substance, usually a liquid, that is used to dissolve another substance. Although solvents can be used safely, health problems can result from skin contact with solvents or...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working Safely with Solvents

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working Safely with Solvents

Solvents are so common in many work places that workers forget how dangerous they are. A solvent can be generally described as a substance, usually a liquid, that is used to dissolve another substance. Although solvents can be used safely, health problems can result from skin contact with solvents or...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Confined Spaces in Construction

Weekly Safety Meeting – Confined Spaces in Construction

Confined spaces can present conditions that are immediately dangerous to workers if not properly identified, evaluated, tested, and controlled. OSHA has developed a new construction standard for Confined Spaces (29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA)— any space that meets the following three criteria: • Is large enough for a worker to...

Safety Tip of the Week – Confined Spaces in Construction

Safety Tip of the Week – Confined Spaces in Construction

Confined spaces can present conditions that are immediately dangerous to workers if not properly identified, evaluated, tested, and controlled. OSHA has developed a new construction standard for Confined Spaces (29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA) Safe Entry Requirements: The new Confined Spaces standard includes several requirements for safe entry. Preparation: Before...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Holiday Electrical Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Holiday Electrical Safety

The holidays are one of the most festive, and therefore, most decorated times of year. It is during this brief period of time that we literally deck the halls with as many lights and decorations as we can stand. Unfortunately, the holiday season is also one of the busiest for...

Safety Tip of the Week – Holiday Electrical Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Holiday Electrical Safety

The holidays are one of the most festive, and therefore, most decorated times of year. It is during this brief period of time that we literally deck the halls with as many lights and decorations as we can stand. Unfortunately, the holiday season is also one of the busiest for...