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Weekly Safety Meeting – Working Safely from Scaffolding

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working Safely from Scaffolding

Working Safely from Scaffolding Every year nearly 100 fatalities and 10,000 injuries occur on scaffolding across the country, despite numerous safety regulations aimed to prevent such incidents. There are a number of different scaffold types that have different rules and regulations surrounding their assembly, fall prevention requirements, and inspection procedures....

Safety Tip of the Week –  Working Safely from Scaffolding

Safety Tip of the Week – Working Safely from Scaffolding

Working Safely from Scaffolding Every year nearly 100 fatalities and 10,000 injuries occur on scaffolding across the country, despite numerous safety regulations aimed to prevent such incidents. The good news is that proper training can prevent almost all scaffold accidents. Scaffold hazards: Falls from elevations due to lack of fall...

Weekly Safety Meeting – The Right Ladder for the Job

Weekly Safety Meeting – The Right Ladder for the Job

The Right Ladder for the Job People fall off ladders, resulting in injuries that range from bruises, broken bones, or even death. There are several potential hazards when working with ladders. Poor condition, improper selection or improper use has contributed to numerous injuries. Proper ladder selection is vital in keeping...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Lock It, Tag It, and Try It

Weekly Safety Meeting – Lock It, Tag It, and Try It

Lock It, Tag It, and Try It If you operate, clean, service, adjust, or repair machinery and equipment, be aware of the hazards to which you’re exposing yourself. Any powered equipment that could put you in danger is a hazard that can be prevented when lockout/tagout/tryout procedures are followed. Before...

Safety Tip of the Week – Lock It, Tag It, and Try It

Safety Tip of the Week – Lock It, Tag It, and Try It

Lock It, Tag It, and Try It If you operate, clean, service, adjust, or repair machinery and equipment, be aware of the hazards to which you’re exposing yourself. Any powered equipment that could put you in danger is a hazard that can be prevented when lockout/tagout/tryout procedures are followed. Before...