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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...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety in Hot Work

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety in Hot Work

Safety in Hot Work For some of you, welding is a hands-on job. Welding safety, however, 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 welding job....

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety in Hot Work

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety in Hot Work

Safety in 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. Experts estimate that 6% of all fires on industrial properties are caused by welding or cutting. The main cause is the sparks or...

Safety Tip of the Week – Fire Extinguisher Use

Safety Tip of the Week – Fire Extinguisher Use

Fire Extinguisher Use 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...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fire Extinguisher Use

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fire Extinguisher Use

Fire Extinguisher Use 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...