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    Safety Talks – Lifting Safety

    Back injuries are one of the most common injuries found in industry. With this Safety Talk we will address proper lifting techniques, how to reduce the risk of a back injury and some other general safety tips. READ MORE...

  • Lock Out / Tag Out Saves Lives

    Safety Talks – Lock Out / Tag Out

    29 CFR 1910.147 details the requirements needed to control hazardous energy while servicing or performing maintenance on machinery or other equipment. Types of Hazardous Energy: Electrical Hydraulic Mechanical Pneumatic Gravitational Chemical Thermal When are Lockout-Tagout Procedures Required:   Servicing/performing maintenance on energized equipment  Any form of work on equipment when safety guards or measures are […] READ MORE...

  • Safety Talks – Pneumatic Tools

    Pneumatic tools offer great versatility and the capability to get a job done quickly and efficiently. As with any energized equipment there is the potential for harm to people or property. READ MORE...

  • HazCom Training Basics

    For those wondering, “what is HazCom training?” it’s important to first understand what HazCom stands for. HazCom is short for Hazard Communication, and is a hazard communication standard (HCS) implemented by OSHA. As the name implies, it is a safety regulation that manages the examination of hazard communication pertaining to chemicals in the workplace. READ MORE...

  • OSHA’s definition of a competent person

    You have to select your CP(s) deliberately and take measures to ensure they’re prepared to pass inspection. Beyond the demands of OSHA, your CP plays a crucial role in job safety and supervision. So, what is a CP, and how do you designate one? READ MORE...