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February 2013 Blog Posts (7)

GHS and Hazardous Communication

In light of the new GHS / HazCom requirements, Easy Safety School is now offering a GHS and OSHA Hazard Communication online course. OSHA is requiring that employees are trained on the new label elements (i.e., pictograms, hazard…

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Added by Henry Wilter on February 27, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Safety Instructors Needed

Dear Colleagues,

 

Nationally we are looking for qualified, independent instructors who would be willing to work part time teaching safety courses that are specifically tailored to meet the identified needs of one of our clients.  While these instructors would have little autonomy with course content, they will have the flexibility to meet state and local regulations as needed.  The courses our client is currently interested in are:

 

  • Aerial Lift…
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Added by Frank Subzda on February 18, 2013 at 2:01am — 1 Comment

ISQEM Chairman will be delivering the opening speech at Australia’s OHS Leaders Summit 2013

I will be chairing The OHS Leaders Summit, which is Australia's leading event aimed specifically at senior safety professionals. The summit will be attended by key decision makers and safety leaders of Australia's largest organizations. If anyone is attending I would be great to take the opportunity to meet up.

 

Deatial on the summit can be found at; http://www.ohsleaders.com.au/

 

The event will run from the 19 -21st…

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Added by Wayne Harris on February 9, 2013 at 4:40am — No Comments

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention

With the arrival of cold weather, OSHA and Easy Safety School are reminding employers to take the necessary precautions to protect workers from the serious, and sometimes fatal, effects of carbon monoxide exposure.



Recently, a worker in a New England warehouse was found unconscious and…

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Added by Henry Wilter on February 8, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business

These days what is considered truly ethical? It seems like the fine line between ethical and unethical is becoming a blur to many business professionals. In 2006, a study reported that MBA graduate students cheat the most on tests when compared to any other graduate non-business students. That is a pretty scary thought because people with MBA’s tend to enter the business world and some with a dog-eat-dog attitude may stop at nothing to win status and recognition and throw ethics right…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on February 8, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments

Earthquake Awareness- Great Quake Shake out

Hi all

If you wish to see the full alert with pictures and maps please email me at keno@plateautel.com

Thanks

Ken

*** Disaster Preparedness Safety Alert Bulletin ***

Earthquake Safety Awareness



FEB 7, 2013 THE GREAT QUAKE SHAKE-OUT

Federal, state, and local emergency management experts and other official preparedness organizations all agree that "Drop, Cover, and Hold On" is the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes. The Shake… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on February 7, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

Commercial Driver Defensive Driver Training

Driving any vehicle safely is a must. Driving a commercial vehicle safely, however, is without a doubt of the utmost importance. Any driver in the United States who operates a vehicle that weighs over 26,0001 pounds, transports hazardous materials or transports more than 16 passengers is required by law to hold a commercial driver’s license  (CDL). Some of the vehicles that fall into this category are buses, tow trucks and tractor trailers (otherwise known as semis). Because…

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Added by James Clair on February 1, 2013 at 5:23pm — 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

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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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