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Weekly Safety Meeting – Hot Work Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hot Work Safety

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 – Hot Work Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Hot Work Safety

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 hot slag welding necessarily...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working in Hot Environments

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working in Hot Environments

Millions of U.S. workers are exposed to heat in their workplaces. Although illness from exposure to heat is preventable, every year thousands become sick from occupational heat exposure; and some cases are fatal. Most outdoor fatalities, 50% to 70%, occur in the first few days of working in warm or...

Safety Tip of the Week – Working in Hot Environments

Safety Tip of the Week – Working in Hot Environments

Labor-intense activities in hot weather can raise body temperatures beyond the level that normally can be cooled by sweating. Heat illness initially may manifest itself as heat rash or heat cramps but can quickly escalate to heat exhaustion and then heat stroke if simple preventative measures are not followed. Should...

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 – Heat is Coming

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat is Coming

Heat is Coming Labor-intense activities in hot weather can raise body temperatures beyond the level that normally can be cooled by sweating. Heat illness initially may manifest itself as heat rash or heat cramps, but can quickly escalate to heat exhaustion and then heat stroke if simple preventative measures are...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Heat is Coming

Weekly Safety Meeting – Heat is Coming

Heat is Coming As temperatures begin to rise, so does the risk of heat illness. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet many people succumb to the effects. Heat-related illness is also an underlying cause of a high percentage of non-fatal incidents. People suffer from heat-related illness when their bodies...

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...