OSHA Issues COVID-19 FAQs about Respirators, Face Masks, and Face Coverings – #COVID-19, #Respirators, #Facemasks #FaceCoverings

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force As COVID Spring transitions to COVID Summer, wearing some form of face covering has become the new norm, especially in workplaces all across the country.  Many employers operating essential businesses, as well as non-essential business that have begun to reopen, have sought to provide or require some form … Continue reading OSHA Issues COVID-19 FAQs about Respirators, Face Masks, and Face Coverings – #COVID-19, #Respirators, #Facemasks #FaceCoverings

Do You Gemba?

"Gemba Walk" by Bill Wilder in Learning is Change Gemba is rarely found at an executive desk. Instead, you'll find it on the shop floor. Or in the marketing department. Or at a customer's place of business. Gemba. Mention it outside lean manufacturing circles, and you're likely to draw a blank stare. So, what is … Continue reading Do You Gemba?

Job Opening! Safety, Health & Trainer- Hunt Valley Maryland

Please Contact Recruiter Directly! I am posting this as a favor to them! Thanks! McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a full time Safety, Health, and Training Manager in its Flavor Manufacturing Center (FMC), located at 11102  McCormick Road in Hunt Valley, MD.  This person will report to the Human … Continue reading Job Opening! Safety, Health & Trainer- Hunt Valley Maryland

Lean Safety: Keeping It Lean & Safe!

"Lean Safety" - A Look at How Lean & Safety Work Together Your long-awaited vacation is finally here! You pack up the car, chart the most direct route from point A (home) to point B (hot vacation spot), bring snacks to avoid unnecessary travel breaks and set off for a week of fun. Obviously, you … Continue reading Lean Safety: Keeping It Lean & Safe!

Ergonomics: Policy and Tactics

Despite improvements in safety practices and management systems, employees continue to be injured in manufacturing worksites. Many injuries are related to awkward postures, bending, and lifting. Combating cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) is a long-term process that relies on continuous improvement. According to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (Ergonomics Best Practices for Manufacturing), you need … Continue reading Ergonomics: Policy and Tactics

Industry Study: Are “Shop Rags” Dangerous to Your Employees?

Videos Courtesy : http://www.thedirtonshoptowels.com/ It is not the policy of my Blog to endorse any one product over another. I provide the articles and postings for the betterment of the Safety of employees and the general public. Deciding whether to use a particular product or not, is up to you and your company. With that … Continue reading Industry Study: Are “Shop Rags” Dangerous to Your Employees?

Toro Recalls 30,000 Power Clear Snowblowers and Recycler Mowers in the US & Canada Due to Fire or Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product:  … Continue reading Toro Recalls 30,000 Power Clear Snowblowers and Recycler Mowers in the US & Canada Due to Fire or Burn Hazard

Lasko Recalls 4.8 Million Box Fans Due To Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Box fans Units: … Continue reading Lasko Recalls 4.8 Million Box Fans Due To Fire Hazard

Don’t Invite an OSHA Citation with Lower Quality PPE

Don't be surprised if you find more OSHA inspectors on your doorstep in the near future. According to David Michaels, assistant secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, OSHA's fiscal year 2011 budget will enable the organization to conduct more than 3,000 additional inspections throughout the year. In addition to the stress associated with … Continue reading Don’t Invite an OSHA Citation with Lower Quality PPE

Albee Baby Recalls C & T International/Sorelle Brand “Prescott” Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards Re-labeled Simplicity Cribs Contain Recalled Mattress Support Frames

Albee Baby Recalls C & T International/Sorelle Brand "Prescott" Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards Re-labeled Simplicity Cribs Contain Recalled Mattress Support Frames WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using … Continue reading Albee Baby Recalls C & T International/Sorelle Brand “Prescott” Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards Re-labeled Simplicity Cribs Contain Recalled Mattress Support Frames