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Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part IV: Floor Matting

- July 19, 2018 by Brian Piñon
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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 …

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure for Plumbers

- July 16, 2018 by Tom Keel
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WHAT ARE  BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS? Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms in blood, bodily fluids and feces that can cause serious diseases in humans. The most common bloodborne pathogens to which plumbers are exposed to are hepatitis B, hepatitis C and the Human …  Read more …

Ergonomic Risk for Housekeepers

- July 12, 2018 by Brian Piñon
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Housekeepers are exposed to a variety of risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders. This blog will review common exposures and controls for reducing the risk of injury. Awkward Postures Housekeepers may be exposed to awkward postures like stooping and extended reaching while …  Read more …

Scissor Lifts: An Efficient Alterative to Ladders

- July 9, 2018 by Bruce Logan
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If you’re in the construction business or warehousing industry, you’ve likely had an occasion to use a scissor lift to reach an elevated area.  When this equipment is used in the manner that it was designed, it’s quite safe.  It …  Read more …

Helping Keep Electricity Safe

- July 2, 2018 by Bruce Logan
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Electrical hazards exist where there is need to provide power to equipment, lighting, etc. Electrical shocks can occur unexpectedly, at any time and often without notice. That’s why it’s often referred as the “silent killer.” Unlike a machine that may …  Read more …

Helping Keep Electricity Safe

- June 18, 2018 by Bruce Logan
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Electrical hazards exist where there is need to provide power to equipment, lighting, etc. Electrical shocks can occur unexpectedly, at any time and often without notice. That’s why it’s often referred to as the “silent killer.” Unlike a machine that …  Read more …