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  • lead paint hazard

    Safety Talks – Lead Paint

    Lead overexposure is one of the leading causes of workplace illness. In adults, lead enters the body primarily through breathing in lead-containing dust, along with accidental ingestion (e.g., eating, drinking, smoking). Lead passes from the lungs or the digestive tract into the blood where it can harm many of the body’s systems. READ MORE...

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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...

  • fall protection signage

    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...

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    Safety Talks – Trenching

    The dangers of trenching and excavation All workers who are involved in trenching and excavation work is put at risk of potential hazards. Cave-ins present the greatest risk and are most likely to result in worker fatalities. Employers must ensure that entry into a trench is only allowed after proper protections are in place to […] READ MORE...