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January 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Superbowl Party and Food Safety Tips

SUPER BOWL FOOD AND PARTY SAFETY TIPS

This next weekend millions of Americans mark Super Bowl Sunday with friends and family, making it the second highest day of food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is offering some practical food safety tips to help prevent food borne illnesses.



Be at true Safety Patriot or Giant of a Safety person by making this super bowl weekend a safety one for you, family, friends and… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on January 31, 2012 at 11:37am — No Comments

Lessons to Learn from the Upper Big Branch Mine and the Deep Water Horizon

Remember Don Blinkenship? He was the CEO of Massey Energy Company’s Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia that suffered the explosion on April 5th, 2010 that killed 29 miners and injured several others.

 

As battalions of news reporters assembled outside of his office and bombarded him daily with questions about the safety of his mines, Blinkenship resolutely maintained that he had done more to advance mining safety than the…

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Added by Charles P. Howes on January 13, 2012 at 8:47am — No Comments

US Labor Department's OSHA orders Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate, pay more than $300,000 to terminated whistleblower employee in Idaho

OSHA, in an attempt to enforce whistleblower protection, OSHA 10, has ordered a company to correct their fault by paying an employee over $300,000 and rehiring him. This case will send a clear message to employees violating the whistleblower protection act.  Read the rest of the article…

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Added by Henry Wilter on January 11, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Study PALS Guidelines with These Memorization Techniques

In order to become certified in pediatric advanced life support (PALS), a healthcare professional must take a PALS certification course and pass a written exam as well as a hands-on skills validation test. Here are some tips to consider while studying the PALS guidelines (2010) and protocols to ensure success on your exam.

 

Make the most of your study…

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Added by Rebecca Howard on January 11, 2012 at 3:53pm — 1 Comment

Heavy D's Death Not Unheard of in Fall Protection Field

 Recently I read an article in the LA Times about the tragic death of 80’s rapper Heavy D; which forced me to think of all the people that we aim to protect on a daily basis. 



An autopsy revealed that a deep leg thrombosis caused a pulmonary embolism and in turn caused Heavy D’s death on November 8th 2011. In layman’s terms he died of a blood clot that traveled…

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Added by Jack Guimon on January 3, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments

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Hey Guys,How many of you have taken the 510 and 500 OSHA Trainer course? I am thinking about taking these 2 classes and become an OSHA trainer for my company. What are your guys thoughts on the…Continue

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