Tagged: fire

Safety Tip of the Week – Types of Fire Extinguishers

Safety Tip of the Week – Types of Fire Extinguishers

In the event of a fire, the correct use of a portable fire extinguisher could mean the difference between suffering a minor loss or a major one. Portable fire extinguishers, if used properly, can make that difference. But there are several things to consider in using fire extinguishers. For instance,...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hazards of Hot Work

Safety Tip of the Week – Hazards of Hot Work

Welding is a routine job on many worksites. However, this common task has hazards that can result in serious injury and property damage. Bystanders, as well as workers involved directly with welding, can be affected. Experts estimate that 6% of all fires on industrial properties are caused by welding or...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hazards of Hot Work

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hazards of Hot Work

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 – Fire Extinguisher Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Fire Extinguisher Safety

Do you know how to extinguish a fire? According to OSHA regulations, no one at a workplace is supposed to use a fire extinguisher unless they have been trained to do so. Though this may seem awfully restrictive, there are several good reasons for this rule. If an untrained person...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fire Extinguisher Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fire Extinguisher Safety

Do you know how to extinguish a fire? According to OSHA regulations, no one at a workplace is supposed to use a fire extinguisher unless they have been trained to do so. Though this may seem awfully restrictive, there are several good reasons for this rule. If an untrained person...