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Weekly Safety Meeting – Utility Knife Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Utility Knife Safety

 Utility Knife Safety There’s one hand tool that demands your respect over many others in the workplace, a tool that can cut you to the bone in an instant…the utility knife. Many workers use utility knives to cut drywall, strapping, puncture shrinkwrap, and open packaging. But one wrong move and...

Safety Tip of the Week – Utility Knife Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Utility Knife Safety

Utility Knife Safety There’s one hand tool that demands your respect over many others in the workplace, a tool that can cut you to the bone in an instant… the utility knife. In fact, nearly one-third of all injuries attributed to manual workshop tools in the US involve knives with...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hot Work Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Hot Work Safety

 Hot Work Safety When you weld, cut, or grind, the potential for accidents is significant. Eyes and skin can be burned, hearing can be damaged, and an electric shock can kill you. Even the fumes and gases produced during the welding process can damage your respiratory system or cause asphyxiation....

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hot Work Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hot Work Safety

Hot Work Safety Hot work may include spark and high heat producing job tasks such as grinding, welding, soldering, thermal or oxygen cutting or heating. Advanced planning and safe work procedures help prevent workplace fires caused by hot works activities. Whenever possible, hot works activities should take place in designated...