“Have Batteries At Home? Don’t Store Open Batteries In Junk Drawers” #HomeSafety

Click here for the recent Hastings, Nebraska House Fire on January 16, 2017 If you are storing loose 9 volt or AA or other batteries in a kitchen drawer or a "junk" drawer in your home, watch how you store them. Above all don't store them loose and rolling around with other metal items, like small … Continue reading “Have Batteries At Home? Don’t Store Open Batteries In Junk Drawers” #HomeSafety

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CSB Investigation Warns of Dust Explosion Risk at Recycling Facilities

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released its final report, safety recommendations and accompanying safety video into a fatal combustible dust explosion at the AL Solutions metal recycling facility in New Cumberland, West Virginia. As presented to the Board for a vote at a public meeting in Charleston, the report reiterates a recommendation that … Continue reading CSB Investigation Warns of Dust Explosion Risk at Recycling Facilities

These People Whip Out Their Phones In A Movie Theater. They Never Saw It Coming! (Re-Posted Due to High Demand)

Here at EHS Safety News, we love stories that make a powerful point. This is just that. In less than 2 minutes, these movie goers will get an unexpected surprise. People really need to learn the true consequences of this message. How do you think you would have reacted to this? Comment below!

OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule On Standards Update To Rules On Signage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBY1lI9SUOw Understanding OSHA's Safety Sign Standards Update For decades, OSHA's regulations for workplace safety signs were based on outdated formats that were not aligned with the latest safety communication standards and their state-of-the-art warnings technology. These sign and tag regulations had not been updated since their inception in 1971, which referenced the 1967 and 1968 … Continue reading OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule On Standards Update To Rules On Signage

Off Topic Fun: “Husband Sees Wife After Surgery…..Again”

Anesthesia Can Do Funny Things! 🙂 Please support us by helping to bring these children home: http://www.gofundme.com/mortensenfami... Our Story: http://mortensenadopt.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JasonMortensen To see some of our interviews, photo's and things we are passionate about, check out our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jason-... In response to all of the questions: I had a hernia repair to fix residual … Continue reading Off Topic Fun: “Husband Sees Wife After Surgery…..Again”

OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule on Standards Update to Rules on Signage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBY1lI9SUOw Clarion Safety Systems, a longstanding leader in advancing best practices in visual safety communication, announced today that its efforts to promote the use of industry best practices related to safety signs, colors and tags to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has resulted in the agency issuing a Direct Final Rule (DFR) on … Continue reading OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule on Standards Update to Rules on Signage

90 Minutes About OSHA Most People Have Never Seen

We’ve always known OSHA as the official authority of safety and health in the U.S. But very few are aware of the fact that it produced and distributed three films in 1980. While these films are nothing like the Hollywood blockbusters you queue for in movie houses, they were real pro productions. In fact, two … Continue reading 90 Minutes About OSHA Most People Have Never Seen

This Safety Video Is So Popular That’ It’s Now In Karaoke Format! – “Dumb Ways to Die – Official Karaoke Edition”

Thanks everyone for watching Dumb Ways to Die! Here's a karaoke version so you can sing along - or make up your own words if you're feeling creative. Have fun! (And be safe around trains.) Cheers, Metro The free MP3 of the karaoke version is here: http://soundcloud.com/tangerinekitty/tangerine-kitty-dumb-ways-to-2 Above is the original video that has gone … Continue reading This Safety Video Is So Popular That’ It’s Now In Karaoke Format! – “Dumb Ways to Die – Official Karaoke Edition”

CSB Releases New Safety Video on 2011 Explosion and Fire that Killed Five Workers during a Fireworks Disposal Operation in Hawaii

Investigation Details: Donaldson Enterprises, Inc. Fatal Fireworks Disassembly Explosion and Fire The U.S. Chemical Safety Board today released a new safety video depicting the events leading up to an explosion and fire that killed five workers during a fireworks disposal operation in Waipahu, Hawaii. The new video, entitled “Deadly Contract” features a new HD animation … Continue reading CSB Releases New Safety Video on 2011 Explosion and Fire that Killed Five Workers during a Fireworks Disposal Operation in Hawaii

The Crazy Things People Do – Another Reason To Adopt, Promote & Nurture A Proactive Safety Culture!

  Note: Some Adults Are Equally At fault Too! Don't Try Any of These Stunts At Home! - Video Contains Some PG Language. The Dangerous Behaviors Foundation asked victims' parents to report choking game deaths and recorded 416 fatalities as of last September. Emergency rooms are seeing more and more teens with injuries that result … Continue reading The Crazy Things People Do – Another Reason To Adopt, Promote & Nurture A Proactive Safety Culture!

CSB Applauds AIChE’s Response to Including Reactive Hazard Awareness in College Chemical Engineering Curriculum

  Houston, TX -, April 2, 2012 – Today at the “2012 AIChE Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Safety” in Houston, TX, Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso formally commended AIChE for exceeding the CSB's recommended action resulting from the board’s 2009 investigation report into the fatal reactive chemical accident at T2 Laboratories in Jacksonville, … Continue reading CSB Applauds AIChE’s Response to Including Reactive Hazard Awareness in College Chemical Engineering Curriculum

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