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    Why Confined Space Training is Important

    Besides the apparent dangers involved in the job, trainees will also learn about personal protective equipment (PPE), fall protection, lighting equipment, communication equipment, and entry procedures. 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...

  • 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...

  • Better Job Safety Analysis

    The Job Safety Analysis (JSA) reduces risk by assessing hazards at each step in the procedure, helping identify both the appropriate PPE needed as well as steps to mitigate hazards. READ MORE...

  • Safety Talks – Fall Hazards

    The most effective way to protect employees from falls is by eliminating the hazard. Passive systems such as guardrails and covers remove the employee’s exposure to the hazard. READ MORE...