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Workplace Safety

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We don't just PROTECT workers we work to PREVENT injuries on the job.

1 min

How to prevent heat illness

Supervisors and workers should receive training on how to recognize heat related symptoms and what to do to treat it.  

A heat illness happens when your body is unable to dissipate heat effectively. When the balance of salt and water in your body become unbalanced your temperature rises and then sweating fails to keep you cool. The results of this can include: heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

2 min

3 Ways To Protect Your Workers From Heat Stress

Heat related illness is preventable.  Taking appropriate measure to avoid heat stress is the first defence.  We have put together some things to do to prevent heat stress for your team. 

One of the first things you can do to protect workers from heat stress is learn about acclimatization.  What is acclimatization?

 

1 min

How much welding fumes can we breathe in before it becomes dangerous?

Welding fumes are composed of metals and most fumes contain a small percentage of manganese.  How much exposure to this manganese is dangerous?

 

2 min

How to Conduct a Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Day

 

National Safety Stand Down Day is an ideal time to promote safety with your employees.  We have 8 suggestions to get started.  If you lack the time to implement all of them choose a couple that will work for your team.  This will remind them of your commitment to safety while working.

1 min

What is the purpose of a stand down day?

The purpose of a stand down day is to talk directly to your team about safety. 

 

National Safety Stand Down Day is the perfect opportunity for employers and especially safety directors to talk directly to employees about safety. 

2 min

5 Top Warehouse Injuries: How to avoid them

 

The recent increase in volume and speed of materials passing through warehouse facilities causes thousands of industrial accidents to happen every day.

The pandemic has caused online shopping to significantly increase while seeing a profound decrease in workers.

1 min

Eye Protection: Does Eye Protection have to be approved by OSHA?

Choosing the appropriate eye protection depends on the workplace hazards.  If you are working in an area that has flying objects or dust particles, you should wear safety glasses with side protection (side shields). If you are working with chemicals, you must wear goggles as indirect fumes can get into your eyes.

2 min

EYES ON SAFETY: 10 Ways To Get Your Program Started

10 Ways To Get Your Program Started Safety conscious managers create safety conscious workers.  We all follow the lead of those in front.  Workers see safety in a variety of ways.  They can see posters on safety hazards, having safety kits readily available, material handling safety guards in the facility, verbal safety cautions when starting a project and seeing your safety habits or actions.  Workers need to know when safety is at the core of their workplace.  It is not difficult to get started....
1 min

What 7 things define a confined space?

Confined spaces can be a serious risk for your team.  Protecting employees from hazards related to confined spaces requires workers to be able to identify holes or openings in walking or working areas.  Confined spaces often are the most dangerous areas for workers because the hazards are often hidden without proper equipment.  Learn more

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Workplace Safety

3 posts found
Total 3 posts

We don't just PROTECT workers we work to PREVENT injuries on the job.

1 min

How to prevent heat illness

Supervisors and workers should receive training on how to recognize heat related symptoms and what to do to treat it.  

A heat illness happens when your body is unable to dissipate heat effectively. When the balance of salt and water in your body become unbalanced your temperature rises and then sweating fails to keep you cool. The results of this can include: heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

2 min

3 Ways To Protect Your Workers From Heat Stress

Heat related illness is preventable.  Taking appropriate measure to avoid heat stress is the first defence.  We have put together some things to do to prevent heat stress for your team. 

One of the first things you can do to protect workers from heat stress is learn about acclimatization.  What is acclimatization?

 

1 min

How much welding fumes can we breathe in before it becomes dangerous?

Welding fumes are composed of metals and most fumes contain a small percentage of manganese.  How much exposure to this manganese is dangerous?

 

2 min

How to Conduct a Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Day

 

National Safety Stand Down Day is an ideal time to promote safety with your employees.  We have 8 suggestions to get started.  If you lack the time to implement all of them choose a couple that will work for your team.  This will remind them of your commitment to safety while working.

1 min

What is the purpose of a stand down day?

The purpose of a stand down day is to talk directly to your team about safety. 

 

National Safety Stand Down Day is the perfect opportunity for employers and especially safety directors to talk directly to employees about safety. 

2 min

5 Top Warehouse Injuries: How to avoid them

 

The recent increase in volume and speed of materials passing through warehouse facilities causes thousands of industrial accidents to happen every day.

The pandemic has caused online shopping to significantly increase while seeing a profound decrease in workers.

1 min

Eye Protection: Does Eye Protection have to be approved by OSHA?

Choosing the appropriate eye protection depends on the workplace hazards.  If you are working in an area that has flying objects or dust particles, you should wear safety glasses with side protection (side shields). If you are working with chemicals, you must wear goggles as indirect fumes can get into your eyes.

2 min

EYES ON SAFETY: 10 Ways To Get Your Program Started

10 Ways To Get Your Program Started Safety conscious managers create safety conscious workers.  We all follow the lead of those in front.  Workers see safety in a variety of ways.  They can see posters on safety hazards, having safety kits readily available, material handling safety guards in the facility, verbal safety cautions when starting a project and seeing your safety habits or actions.  Workers need to know when safety is at the core of their workplace.  It is not difficult to get started....
1 min

What 7 things define a confined space?

Confined spaces can be a serious risk for your team.  Protecting employees from hazards related to confined spaces requires workers to be able to identify holes or openings in walking or working areas.  Confined spaces often are the most dangerous areas for workers because the hazards are often hidden without proper equipment.  Learn more
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