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Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part IV: Floor Matting

- July 19, 2018 by Brian Piñon (View all posts by Brian)
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Floor matting has long been recognized as an effective strategy to capture contaminants from footwear and provide an improved coefficient of friction near liquid sources. This blog will review the various types of matting and provide guidance for maximizing their …  Read more …

What’s in your Safety Zone, Road Warrior?

- May 30, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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“Well, there goes my great start to the day!”  Those my exact words when the semi-truck driving in front of me had a tire blowout. I’m pretty sure the driver of the semi had similar sentiments. When semi truck’s inner, rear …  Read more …

Preparing for the Season

- April 30, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Across the country, as spring struggles to stick around, many contractors are gearing for hopefully a productive, safe and profitable year. With that in mind, it’s also a good time to review your safety policies and procedures, ensure your required …  Read more …

Safety and the Hiring Process – Pre-Hire Physicals

- April 23, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In my last blog about the interview process, I discussed questions to ask to help evaluate a person’s safety attitude. Now that you’ve found a good candidate and made the job offer, now it’s time for the person to start …  Read more …

Walking Working Surfaces

- April 12, 2018 by Erin Silva (View all posts by Erin)
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Did you know that On November 17, 2016, OSHA issued a final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems to protect workers in general industry from falls? This is significant because falls from heights are still one of …  Read more …

Safe Handling Practice – Chlorine Cylinder Change Out

- March 9, 2018 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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The changing out of gas cylinders in some industries is a somewhat routine event. Spent cylinders are shut off, disconnected and removed from manifolds. New cylinders are reinstalled, checked for leaks and turned on. This work is often done by …  Read more …