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January 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Recommendations To Improve Safety Within Confined Spaces?

How can we keep confined space hazards top of mind in the workplace? There is no doubt that confined spaces are both a common occurance at a job site, and one where the potential for safety issues to develop are ripe. Do people understand what they need to do to ensure injury doesn’t happen?

One of the largest challenges when dealing with confined spaces is the infrequency of the situation--a worker may spend a full-day within the confined space and then not work again in this…

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Added by Chris on January 27, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

ISQEM Safety blog http://www.isqem.wordpress.com

ISQEM would like to share unique articles with everyone from our safety blog which includes articles on safety management, leadership and other tips for the safety profession. We keep our ISQEM blog down to relevant articles that help the safety professional in their career development. 

Many of the articles have had great reviews on other safety forums and websites due to them being factual and realistic in there approach…

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Added by Wayne Harris on January 21, 2014 at 7:49pm — No Comments

Prevention and Thawing of Frozen Pipes Safely

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Preventing and thawing frozen pipes safely



With the current “Polar vortex” blast hitting most of the country and will chills dropping below zero in much of the county we also have to think about preventing and thawing of frozen pipes. What can we do to help safely thaw these frozen pipes and prevent it from freezing during cold winter weather? Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on January 8, 2014 at 5:29pm — No Comments

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OSHA and Machine Guard Door Safety???

We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements.  We are building a small machine system that includes some pneumatic components and some heated plates inside a small guard system.  We include emergency stops on the machine and if they are actuated it removes all electric current and dumps all air pressure from the machine.  We have several electrically interlocked doors that can be opened to…See More
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OSHA and Machine Guard Door Safety???

We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements.  We are building a small machine system that…Continue

Tags: electric, osha, air, door, interlocked

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OSHA 500 and 510 9 Replies

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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OSHA Training, Standards & Best Practices 3 Replies

Get trained on OSHA regulations affecting your industry through online webinars, learn the best practices, and download quality standards, checklists and news articles. Listen to experts on best…Continue

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