Tagged: protection

Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety

Our eyes are one of our greatest assets. If we do not protect our eyes from injuries while at work, we could easily lose our sight. The type of eye protection, safety glasses, goggles, or face shields, must meet the requirements of the of OSHA and ANSI Z87. Best Practices...

Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Eye Safety

Our eyes are one of our greatest assets. They give us the ability to see the world around us. If we do not protect our eyes from injuries while at work, we could easily lose that ability. According to the CDC, there are an estimated 2,000 eye injuries every single...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fall Prevention and Protection

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fall Prevention and Protection

Falls are the second leading cause of occupational fatalities and disabling injuries in the United States. Each year, over 500 workers die in fall-related accidents and over 300,000 workers suffer a disabling injury. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), most of these fatalities and disabling...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Protect your Eyesight

Weekly Safety Meeting – Protect your Eyesight

In just the blink of an eye, an incident can injure or even blind a worker who is not wearing proper protective eyewear. The type of eye protection–safety glasses, goggles, face shields, or helmets must meet the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American National...

Safety Tip of the Week – Protect your Eyesight

Safety Tip of the Week – Protect your Eyesight

Every day an estimated 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces. No matter where we work, flying particles, dusts, splashes, or flying objects are apt to expose us to potential eye injury. Fortunately, we can protect against these hazards by using the appropriate protective eyewear for our jobs. In just...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hearing Protection

Safety Tip of the Week – Hearing Protection

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. The critical sound level when hearing protection should be worn...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Protection

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Protection

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. Hearing protection is essential when noise exposures can’t be controlled...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Foot Protection Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Foot Protection Safety

Foot Protection Safety Foot protection is guarding your toes, ankles and feet from injury. Believe it or not, your feet have 26 bones for support and 38 joints for movement — in each foot. Feet also have blood vessels, ligaments, muscles and nerves, which is why it hurts when you...

Safety Tip of the Week – Foot Protection Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Foot Protection Safety

Foot Protection Safety Foot protection means guarding your toes, ankles, and feet from injury. Believe it or not, your feet have 26 bones for support and 38 joints for movement — in each foot.   Must meet; ASTM F-2412-2005, “Standard Test Methods for Foot Protection,” and ASTM F- 2413-2005, “Standard...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Safety

Hearing Safety Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. Hearing protection is essential when noise exposures can’t...