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Where do you live (city, state, country)?
Casa Grande Arizona USA
What industry do you work in?
Glass Industry
What is your job title?
Snr Mechanical engineer
What company do you work for or associate with?
Cardinal glass Industries
Do you currently use or recommend Personal Protective Equipment?
Yes
How did you find our online community?
Link from OSHAcadamy
What best describes the role you play in the purchase of safety products?
Use hand protection on my job

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Eye safety

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic:

Eye Safety









Each day about 2000 U.S. workers have a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. About one third of the injuries are treated in hospital emergency departments and more than 100 of these injuries result in one or more days of lost work. The majority of these injuries result from small particles or objects striking or abrading the eye. Examples include metal slivers, wood chips, dust, and cement chips that… Continue

Posted on September 3, 2009 at 12:21am

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House and Senate Committee Hearings Focus on Workplace Safety Issues

Posted on April 28, 2009 by Jay Sumner







On April 28, both the House and Senate conducted hearings to address the adequacy of employer incentives for maintaining safe workplaces and penalties for violating Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) laws. Lawmakers in both chambers stressed the need for… Continue

Posted on September 2, 2009 at 1:57am

WALK DON'T RUN

There is an old saying, that goes" ITS BETTER TO BE 5 MINUTES LATE IN THIS WORLD THAN 5 YEARS EARLY IN THE NEXT"

Please read the following story, and think about it the next time your late for work or just a meeting.

From our Bizarre Accident File: A trip-and-fall incident proved fatal at a glass manufacturing plant in Tumwater, WA.

A worker aged, 23, tripped while he was rushing up stairs at the Cardinal Coated Glass plant.

His neck hit the edge of a pane of glass… Continue

Posted on August 31, 2009 at 1:05am — 3 Comments

General points of machine Guarding

Many builders of todays single purpose machines provide point of operation and power transmission guards as standard on their machines.

Manufacturers built in safeguards offer two main advantages, firstly they usually conform to the design and the function of the machine, and secondly they can be designed in a way to add strength to the machine and in many cases add to the functionality of the machine.

However not all machines still in use today have the manufacturers built in… Continue

Posted on August 27, 2009 at 7:30am

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At 3:46pm on August 26, 2009, Mike Maloney said…
George,
Welcome to the Safety Community. I hope you find it to be a good source of information and professional networking.
Mike
At 11:30am on August 26, 2009, Ken Oswald said…
George, I would like to welcome you to the safety community. It is a wonderful network full of various information through our blogs, forums and groups. I invite you to join our ergonomics group as well. Again welcome.
At 8:17am on August 24, 2009, Troy Taylor said…
George, Welcome to the Community! Check out Best Practices when you get a chance and join the group. It would be great to have you as a member. Thanks!
At 5:04pm on August 23, 2009, Jay D. Rohman said…
George, welcome to the Online Safety Community. I look forward to networking with you.
Jay D. Rohman www.EncouragingSafety.com
At 9:01am on August 22, 2009, John Miley said…
George, welcome to the Safety Community. I hope you will find the Safety Community to be a tremendous resource to meet your goals. If you have the time, we would benefit from your knowledge and experience with Forum discussion(s).
 
 
 

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