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  • Safety Talks – PPE

    Personal Protective Equipment or PPE for short, help to protect against various workplace hazards. Controlling a hazard at its source is the best way to protect employees. However, depending on the hazard, administrative or engineering controls may not be enough. When to wear PPE: Before resorting to PPE Use Administrative Controls Does this job need […] READ MORE...

  • Safety Talks – Construction Worksite Safety

    When entering a construction site, there are many safety requirements to keep in mind. Most are common sense and may sound repetitive, however it never hurts to review the following points regarding construction worksite safety. How to Identify a Construction Site: The perimeter of a construction site is usually defined by a barrier such as […] READ MORE...

  • Safety Talks – Confined Space Entry

    Roughly 10% of all confined space entry accidents result in someone’s death. Specific procedures must be developed and followed for every entry due to the fact that confined spaces present a variety of hazards. The following points are a good place to start to review your facility’s procedures regarding permit required – confined space entry. […] READ MORE...

  • Safety Talks – Confined Spaces Identification

    Identifying confined spaces within your facility can be a challenge, especially when you don’t know what signs to look for. Using the following points as reference will make confined space identification easier within your facility. A confined space will meet all of the following criteria: Have limited means of egress Manholes Removable Plates / Hatches […] READ MORE...

  • Safety Talks – Hazard Communication

    Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) and The Employee Right to Know Act were developed and designed to ensure employers provide their employees with vital safety information for chemicals used in their workplace Hazard Communication initiatives help to reduce chemical-related occupational illnesses and injuries by providing specific information that identifies and evaluates hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Tools such […] READ MORE...