Product Alert! – DeWalt Large Angle Grinder Safety Notice & Recall – Please Share This Information at Your Workplace!

DeWalt has identified a potential safety hazard with certain large angle grinder side handles. Their concern is that under certain circumstances a small number of side handles could exhibit a condition where the handle could break causing the user to lose full control of the unit. DeWalt recommends replacing all current side handles on the … Continue reading Product Alert! – DeWalt Large Angle Grinder Safety Notice & Recall – Please Share This Information at Your Workplace!

House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt Batteries In Junk Drawers Rising

* If You Know of  a Fire Incident in Your Town Caused by 9 Volt, AA or AAA Battery Storage in a Home, Please Note it in the comments Section of this Post! Thank You! If you are storing loose 9 volt or AA or other batteries in a kitchen drawer or a "junk" drawer … Continue reading House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt Batteries In Junk Drawers Rising

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – April 5, 2011

Selected Fire Prevention related articles appearing in the past week from scores of e-sources in the news media. Updated each Monday morning. Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety CO Detectors Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Other Fire Safety News Saves International News Campaigns/ Fire Prevention Efforts San Antonio VFD … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – April 5, 2011

New Combustible Dust Website Answers Manufacturers’ Questions about Food Safety Hazards

Food manufacturers know all too well that sugar and spice aren't all that nice when it comes to combustible dust. Processing potentially explosive materials such as flour and grains, many food plants are considered high-risk for a combustible dust accident and related OSHA fines. For this reason, Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums has launched combustibledustprevention.com, a website … Continue reading New Combustible Dust Website Answers Manufacturers’ Questions about Food Safety Hazards

Safety Comic of the Week – March 31, 2011

One of the reasons a "Job Hazard Analysis" is a great tool to assess your safety program!

Webinar: Simplifying TRI Form R Reporting

Webinar: Simplifying TRI Form R Reporting Join us for a complimentary educational webinar to learn about this year’s updated TRI Form R reporting requirements and how to simplify your reporting process. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN The Challenges of Form R Reporting Common Form R Errors New Chemicals Added to TRI List TPQ Adjustments Best Practices … Continue reading Webinar: Simplifying TRI Form R Reporting

Why Confined Space Rules Are Essential & Vitally Important

The Final Rule for Permit-Required Confined Spaces was published in the Federal Register on January 14, 1993, and became effective on April 15, 1993. The standard is based on years of gathering information on confined space fatalities and on testimony about the hazards of confined spaces from all sectors of industry and labor. Because it … Continue reading Why Confined Space Rules Are Essential & Vitally Important

Off Topic Fun – Take A Ride In A U2 Spy Plane – From The TV Series “Top Gear”

You can see why the U-2 is considered the most difficult plane in the world to fly. Each pilot has a co-pilot, who chases the plane on the runway in a sports car. Most of the cars are either Pontiac GTOs or Chevrolet Cameros. The chase cars talk the pilot down as he lands on … Continue reading Off Topic Fun – Take A Ride In A U2 Spy Plane – From The TV Series “Top Gear”

Commercial Motor Vehicles & FMCSA “CSA 2010” – What Does it Mean To Your Drivers & Logistics?

Commercial motor vehicle drivers, owner-operators, fleet managers, fleet owners, and other commercial vehicles on the Nation’s roadways are essential participants in FMCSA’s CSA 2010 (Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010) initiative to reduce motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. This section provides vital information to help you understand your roles and responsibilities under the new CSA 2010 operational … Continue reading Commercial Motor Vehicles & FMCSA “CSA 2010” – What Does it Mean To Your Drivers & Logistics?