"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!”
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Safety Photo of the Day! – “This Is Gonna Hurt” –
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” –
Safety Photo of the Day – How Not to Ground a Generator!
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!
Safety Photo of the Day! – April 3, 2012
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
Safety Photo of the Day – Putting Up the Christmas Tree
Putting up the Christmas tree. Yes, the lower person is standing on a chair under the cherry picker basket. While this is not a workplace it still highlights the dangers of using powered equipment and working at heights.
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Why Safety is important, even while not working!
Safety Photo of the Day! – Why Scaffolding Safety Is Important!
Scaffolding In 2008, the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) reported 88 fatalities occurred in the year 2007 from scaffolds, staging. More... [42 KB PDF, 5 pages]. In a Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) study, 72% of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident either to the planking or … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day! – Why Scaffolding Safety Is Important!
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