We don't just PROTECT workers we work to PREVENT injuries on the job.
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.
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?
Welding fumes are composed of metals and most fumes contain a small percentage of manganese. How much exposure to this manganese is dangerous?
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.
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.
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.
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.