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The 2021 updates to the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) standards on electrical safety define necessary steps employers and employees must take to control electrical shock hazards associated with capacitors.
Summer jobs are a rite of passage for youths seeking their first work experience. Employers must beware of Federal and State safety rules based on the type of work and the worker age.
Developing a culture of safety is a crucial step in reducing injuries. When creating a workplace safety incentive program, employers should focus on leading indicators that encourage safe employee behaviors rather than lagging indicators.
Workers and managers in all industries have an opportunity to make a difference in the workplace by choosing a career as a safety management professional.
As OSHA shapes its National Emphasis Program (NEP) to protect employees from heat-related hazards proactive employers should look to develop and implement programs to protect their employees.
Gasoline storage questions are among the most common we hear. As a flammable liquid it is essential that businesses understand the requirements and best practices surrounding its storage and handling. This post will answer some of the most burning qu...
With the ever-expanding collection of instructional videos available online, the modern DIY enthusiast has the ability to try their hand at almost any project. However, often the instructional videos that promise wonderful results in three simple ste...
2019 was a relatively normal year. Who would have imagined how far from normal the next two years would be with the Coronavirus Pandemic.
As a safety professional it is easy to say that safety is important for all workers in all industries. Seeing the multitude of workplace injuries that occur each day make it real. But for average employees, safety sometimes seems so distant and theor...
The Hazard Communication Standard (1910.1200) requires that all employees exposed to hazardous chemicals at work be trained about the chemicals hazards and how to protect themselves BEFORE they are exposed to the chemical.
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