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?”
Powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts or lift trucks, are used in many industries, primarily to move materials. They can also be used to raise, lower, or remove large objects or a number of smaller objects on pallets or in boxes, crates, or other containers. Powered industrial trucks can either be ridden by the operator … Continue reading “Safety Photo of the Day” – Taking “Forklift Safety” To New Heights….The Wrong Way!
Want Water With That face Shield? Face shield protection is an important part of personal protective equipment (PPE). OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.133 gives the requirements for employers to follow on the appropriate use and selection of face shields and protective eyewear. OSHA relies on ANSI to provide manufacturing standards for face shields as well … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day – “What’s Wrong With Using This As A Face Shield?, It’ll Work Just Fine!”
"Those hydraulics wont fail, Will they?" Make Heavy Machinery Safety a Priority Getting your workforce to operate machines safely and effectively requires a commitment from the top. Start by setting clear safety expectations.Then, work to provide the resources, motivation, and accountability you’ll need to ensure ongoing participation. Implement a safety policy Develop, distribute and … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day – “Look, We’ve Got Shade!”
Hand and Power Tool Safety Hand and power tools are a common part of our everyday lives and are present in nearly every industry. These tools help us to easily perform tasks that otherwise would be difficult or impossible. However, these simple tools can be hazardous and have the potential for causing severe injuries … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day! – “This Is Gonna Hurt” –
This workplace seems to have taken the term ‘earthing connection’ (Grounding) literally with potentially lethal consequences for anyone in the vicinity. PDF] Grounding Requirements for Portable Generators - OSHA http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data...Facts/grounding_port_generator.pdf File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - Quick View frame of a portable generator need not be grounded ... frame may serve as the ground (in place … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day – How Not to Ground a Generator!
What's wrong with this picture? Would you weld like this?? More than 365,000 individuals sustain welding-related eye injuries annually. The welding industry is rated number one among all industries for the highest number of eye injuries. Based on a Prevent Blindness America report (www.preventblindness.org), eye injuries accounted for approximately 15 percent of total injuries and … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day! – April 3, 2012