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Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety with Asbestos

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety with Asbestos

‘Asbestos’ is the name given to a group of a naturally-occurring minerals used for fireproofing and many other applications. It is mined from rock in the form of a fiber that can be spun or woven into fabric and other products Asbestos is used in many products because of their...

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety with Asbestos

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety with Asbestos

Asbestos is used in many products because of its high tensile strength, flexibility, and resistance to chemical and thermal breakdown. Asbestos is used in insulation, fireproofing materials, automotive brakes, cement and wallboard materials, floor tiles and roofing material. Exposure: Disturbing asbestos materials may generate airborne asbestos fibers. Asbestos is only...

Safety Tip of the Week – Skin Cancer Due to Sun Exposure

Safety Tip of the Week – Skin Cancer Due to Sun Exposure

Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can result in a painful sunburn. It can also lead to more serious health problems, including skin cancer, premature aging of the skin, cataracts and other eye damage, and immune system suppression. Most people are not aware that skin cancer, while largely...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Skin Cancer Due to Sun Exposure

Weekly Safety Meeting – Skin Cancer Due to Sun Exposure

While some exposure to sunlight can be enjoyable, too much can be dangerous. Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can result in a painful sunburn. It can also lead to more serious health problems, including skin cancer, premature aging of the skin, cataracts and other eye damage, and...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Skin Cancer Prevention

Weekly Safety Meeting – Skin Cancer Prevention

The sun is essential to all life on Earth; however too much exposure to the sun can be harmful to us. Excessive exposure to ultraviolent light, also called “UV rays,” emitted from the sun can cause many skin conditions, as well as skin cancer. Over-exposing our skin to the sun’s...

Safety Tip of the Week – Skin Cancer Prevention

Safety Tip of the Week – Skin Cancer Prevention

The sun is essential to all life on Earth, however too much exposure to the sun can be harmful to us. Excessive exposure to ultraviolent light, also called “UV rays,” emitted from the sun can cause many skin conditions, as well as skin cancer. Overexposing our skin to the sun’s...