“Miller Fall Protection Safety Webinar” & “Fall Clearance Calculator App”

Miller Fall Protection Webinar When working at height, it is important to know your fall clearance and swing fall, whether using a shock-absorbing lanyard or self-retracting lifeline. Calculating your fall clearance and swing fall is critical to your safety. The Miller Fall Clearance Calculator App gives workers who work at heights, the ability to quickly … Continue reading “Miller Fall Protection Safety Webinar” & “Fall Clearance Calculator App”

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“Safety Photo of the Day” – June 20, 2015

  

“Miller Fall Clearance Calculator App & Fall Arrest PPE Safety Webinar”

Miller Fall Protection Webinar When working at height, it is important to know your fall clearance and swing fall, whether using a shock-absorbing lanyard or self-retracting lifeline. Calculating your fall clearance and swing fall is critical to your safety. The Miller Fall Clearance Calculator App gives workers at height the ability to quickly calculate the … Continue reading “Miller Fall Clearance Calculator App & Fall Arrest PPE Safety Webinar”

“Shake Hands With Danger” – “Caterpillar Construction Safety Video – 1970”

  HIGHLIGHTS What's New New OSHA schedules informal hearing on proposed extension of crane operator certification deadline. OSHA News Release [4/15/2014] New OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction [3/19/14] New No more falling workers: OSHA focuses on protecting cell tower employees after increase in worksite fatalities. OSHA News Release, (2014 Feb. 11) … Continue reading “Shake Hands With Danger” – “Caterpillar Construction Safety Video – 1970”

U.S. Boiler Recalls 26,000 Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Gas-fired hot water boilers Hazard: The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit … Continue reading U.S. Boiler Recalls 26,000 Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

5 Safety Tips For Avoiding “Caught-In-Between Accidents”

According to OSHA, caught-in hazards collectively are one of the four deadliest dangers found on a construction site. Although it seems like common sense to never place yourself between a piece of heavy equipment and an immovable object, when you’re concentrating on the job at hand sometimes you find yourself in unexpected danger. Here are … Continue reading 5 Safety Tips For Avoiding “Caught-In-Between Accidents”

90 Minutes About OSHA Most People Have Never Seen

We’ve always known OSHA as the official authority of safety and health in the U.S. But very few are aware of the fact that it produced and distributed three films in 1980. While these films are nothing like the Hollywood blockbusters you queue for in movie houses, they were real pro productions. In fact, two … Continue reading 90 Minutes About OSHA Most People Have Never Seen

How “Not” to Demolish a Crane or Derrick (Graphic)

  Frequently Asked Questions - Revised May 10, 2012 Reflecting new OSHA Guidelines Approved in August 2012 GENERAL INFORMATION What standard currently applies to the use of cranes and derricks in construction? Subpart CC of 29 CFR Part 1926 (§ 1926.1400 et seq. ), Cranes and Derricks in Construction, applies except for equipment including, but … Continue reading How “Not” to Demolish a Crane or Derrick (Graphic)

OSHA Modifies Enforcement of Rules for Cranes Operating Near Power Lines – Waiting On Approval Of Proximity Alarms

  Effective July 26, 2012, up to November 8, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) intends to follow the temporary enforcement policy described below for use of proximity alarms and insulating links with cranes or derricks while engaged in construction activities near power lines. This variation from the 2011 Cranes and Derricks standard because there … Continue reading OSHA Modifies Enforcement of Rules for Cranes Operating Near Power Lines – Waiting On Approval Of Proximity Alarms