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Many safety professionals have been asked how OSHA handles situations where an employee is exposed to a chemical substance with no published OSHA permissible exposure limit (PEL).
Jimmy Fallon discovered the truth to this statement in June of 2014. The typical mechanism of injury is a ring becomes caught on the edge of hard object like a door frame, ladder rung, or basketball rim.
The need for some form of support or protective system to prevent earthwork cave-ins becomes apparent when considering that two workers are killed every month in trench collapses.
A babbling brook, soft rain falling on the rooftop, a songbird singing and leaves rustling in an autumn breeze are just some of the sounds of life that can have a soothing effect on us.
Lockout Tagout (LOTO) is one of the most critical processes of any safety program. When done properly, LOTO eliminates and/or controls the accidental and unexpected release of hazardous energy that could result in serious injury or even death.
HAVS or hand-arm vibration syndrome is an insidious condition affecting the distal upper extremity.
When and where are ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) needed? This is a frequently asked question from employers in all industries.
“Leadership is a choice, not a position.” ~Stephen Covey. There is a lot of truth in this statement and it applies directly to workplace safety.
The portable power drill’s widespread use carries many risks. Follow these tips the next time the job requires the use of one.
Every week we try to provide the most valuable workplace safety tips to our readers. Here are some of our most popular posts of 2017.
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