I'd say this is truly a thorough JSA / JHA! Click on photo for a larger version!
Who Should Be Wearing Fall Protection & Tied Off In This Photo? OSHA issued a letter of interpretation that addresses the requirements for use of a body-restraint system on aerial lifts (body restraint is required) versus scissor-lifts (body restraint not required as long as standard guardrails are in place). One last thing about scissor-lifts to … Continue reading “Safety Photo of the Day” – “Who Should Be Tied Off In This Photo?”
Do workers view you – the safety pro – in a positive way? “You are one of those guys, huh?” This is what a guest at a party said to John Babcock, senior safety engineer for the International Space Station, after he told the guest what he did for a living. The partygoer worked at … Continue reading “Safety Photo of the Day” – “The Meaning of Integrity in Safety”
Talk About "Walking the Plank"........ I hope That's Not An Electrical Connection???? Feet? No, They're Not A Proper Ground!
Basic Ladder Safety Ladders are tools. Many of the basic safety rules that apply to most tools also apply to the safe use of a ladder: If you feel tired or dizzy, or are prone to losing your balance, stay off the ladder. Do not use ladders in high winds or storms. Wear clean slip-resistant … Continue reading “Safety Photo of the Day” – “Ladder Safety”
Hand and Power Tools Construction Safety and Health Outreach Program U.S. Department of Labor OSHA Office of Training and Education May 1996 HAZARD RECOGNITION Tools are such a common part of our lives that it is difficult to remember that they may pose hazards. All tools are manufactured with safety in mind but, tragically, … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day – June 29, 2014 – “I’ve Got Your Back…” –
Proof that we are surrounded by.... idiots....?? Fishing with a hand grenade??? 1. Pull the pin. 2. Throw it far from the boat. 3. Net the stunned and dead fish......... But seriously folks, here are some good tips for Fishing Safety! Follow these tips to ensure a safe fishing experience: If using a boat to … Continue reading “Safety Photo of the Day” – “Catch Anything?”