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Bomb Threats – Proper Response

- March 14, 2018 by Robert Harrington
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Bomb threats or suspicious items should always be taken seriously. How quickly and effectively you respond could save lives. Every bomb threat is unique and you should collect as much information as possible so law enforcement can best determine the …  Read more …

Safe Handling Practice – Chlorine Cylinder Change Out

- March 9, 2018 by Mark Yeck
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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 …

Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part I: The Surprising Impact of Floor Cleaning Method

- March 5, 2018 by Brian Piñon
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When diagnosing a slip/fall problem within an organization, there are a variety of factors to look at that may be affecting the level of risk. Floor cleaning, while usually not overlooked completely, is often not given enough attention. Most assess …  Read more …

Workplace Burns – First Aid

- February 26, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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In my last blog, Workplace Burns – Recognition and Prevention, I discussed how to recognize and reduce hazards of burns. In this blog, I’ll discuss first aid response for heat burns, chemical burns and electrical burns. Heat Burns First degree …  Read more …

The Hidden Gems in the OSHA Silica Regulation

- February 22, 2018 by Glenn Ingraham MS CIH
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If you’re complying with the OSHA Silica Standard for Construction by following the requirements in Table 1, then congratulations!  You’re doing well.  But do you know about the two little hidden gems in the standard?  Those two requirements are connected …  Read more …

Qualified Electrical Worker – Do You Have Any?

- February 19, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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A few months ago, my colleague wrote a blog about using electrical multimeters. It got me thinking about qualified electrical workers. According to OSHA, employees must be trained as qualified electrical workers if they are potentially exposed to energized electrical …  Read more …