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  • When should you Wear Eye Protection?

    The type of safety eye protection you should wear is dependent upon the hazards in your workplace : If you're working in an area which has particles, flying objects or dust, you must at least wear safety glasses with side protection (side guards). If you are dealing with chemicals, you [...]

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    How to take an Active Air Sample

    How to verify chemical exposures are at safe levels to ensure government compliance. How do I take an air sample? Active air sampling involves three things: One a simple pump to pull air through sample media to which to pulls air through a pump calibrator to indicate and verify how much air[...]

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    Trenching and Shoring Safety

    Almost every trench cave-in happens because someone doesn't follow the simple rules of trenching and shoring. Every excavation site should have a working knowledge of this standard. Definition and Dangers A trench is defined as a narrow excavation made below the surface of the ground the depth[...]

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    Frequently Violated Workplace Safety Regulations

    In the USA, anyone who has ever had a job might not think too much on the regulations that are put in place to keep them safe every day. Yet, that being said, very few would go to a job every day where there was a good chance they would get injured. However, despite the regulations put in place to [...]

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    Tips for keeping a Safe Work Environment

    Keeping a Safe Workplace Environment A safe work environment doesn’t happen by accident. It happens when those in charge commit to fostering a safe work environment and then put procedures in place to be sure that it happens. Safety happens when employees are educated and able to make smart [...]

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    Lockout/Tagout for Forklift Safety

    Lockout Tagout Forklift Program Only 10 percent of companies with fleet vehicles run an effective lockout/tagout program. And OSHA reports up to 3 out of 10 employers have no lockout/tagout program. What is lockout/tagout? When sidelined machines and industrial equipment are used, even when they [...]

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    Prevention of Injury and Illness

    Injury and illness prevention program A proactive process to help companies find and fix workplace dangers until workers are injured. We know these injury and illness prevention programs can be effective in reducing injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. Many offices have adopted such procedures, for[...]

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    What is an OSHA 10 card good for?

    This OSHA Ten-hour Training that is part of the OSHA Outreach Training Course is referred to by the Definition of OSHA 10. The OSHA Outreach Training Program is a voluntary application of training provided by OSHA trainers that are authorized. Its goal would be to promote workplace safety and[...]

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    What is the difference between the OSHA 10 and OSHA 30?

    OSHA 30 can be an outreach and voluntary training program provided by Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), United States Department of Labor. The key differences between the courses are the length and the depth of the analysis in every program. The OSHA 30 hour course is aimed at[...]

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    Site Safety Inspection List

    Here are several additional essentials when employing a checklist: Make certain the construction site security checklist is right to get the specific type of construction project. The individual performing the safety review must have some knowledge of the kind of structure being performed. The [...]

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