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April 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Stay Cool at Work with Heat Stress Training

 

 

 

       A new national outreach campaign by the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will be focusing on the hazards of working in hot weather. The new initiative was announced on April 26, 2011 from Secretary of Labor, Hilda L. Solis. This campaign…

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Added by SafetySkills on April 28, 2011 at 1:24pm — No Comments

2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

       The 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work will be celebrated on Thursday April 28th. This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on the implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) as a tool for continual improvement in the prevention of workplace incidents and accidents. (Source: www.ilo.org) The intention is to focus internationally on emerging trends in the field of occupational safety and…

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Added by SafetySkills on April 25, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Be Careful of a Good Price

I am sure this situation has applied to most of you readers.

 

I was approached by a national company trying to sell us their products. One of the few products that were quoted at a lower price were clear faceshields. After they sent us a few samples so we could compare them to our current stock, I conducted the same test I have been shown by an old safety professional.

 

I very scientifically took a ball-peen hammer and smashed the shield when it was attached to…

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Added by Dave Skaggs on April 18, 2011 at 2:49pm — No Comments

World Health Day Brings Focus on Drug Resistance

 

Today is World Health Day and this year's focus is on  Antimicrobial Resistance.  The World Health Organization (WHO) states that Antimicrobial resistance is not a new problem but is becoming more dangerous and urgent and consolidated efforts are needed to avoid regressing to the pre-antibiotic…

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Added by SafetySkills on April 7, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

"Fowl" Play Prevents Slips, Trips and Falls



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Added by SafetySkills on April 6, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Oil and Gas Safety Awareness

The Oil and Gas industry is frequently making headlines. Most often they are featured due to the rise in cost of oil and gas but occasionally the media attention is given when disaster strikes the industry, such as the oil spill off the coast of Louisiana in April of 2010 and past incidents such as the Clearbrook, Minnesota pipeline fire in 2007 and the Texas City, Texas refinery explosion in 2005.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2008,… Continue

Added by SafetySkills on April 5, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Bunsen and Lab Safety Awareness

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Added by SafetySkills on April 5, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Regulatory Compliance for Industrial Spills

How do you know if your facility is truly “compliant”?  The definition of compliant is “acting according to certain accepted standards; observant of official requirements”.  In the case of facility safety and compliance, those requirements come from the Code of Federal Regulations, commonly referred to as “The CFRs”.  The Code of Federal Regulations is the printed rules of 50 different federal departments.  However, the compliance regulations…

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Added by Spill 911 on April 5, 2011 at 12:06pm — No Comments

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Establishing Latest Quality Systems in medical device and pharmaceutical industries

Establishing Quality Systems is one of the central aspects of a medical device and/or pharmaceutical organization. Establishment of Quality Systems is also a regulatory requirement, as set out by the FDA and the ISO.The process of establishment of Quality Systems for FDA-regulated medical devices industries is set out in 21 CFR Part 820. Further, the ISO has its standard for how to establish Quality Systems in medical devices industries –the ISO 13485 standard –which has to be implemented as…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 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

Started by Alfred Good. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

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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FORKLIFT TRAINING CLASSES 21 Replies

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Our Safety in Their Hands 16 Replies

This thought provoking workplace safety infographic features the top 5 organizations that have made the biggest impact on occupational health and safety. It features the U.S governments OSHA,…Continue

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