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April 2013 Blog Posts (11)

ISQEM would like to invite people to submit papers for publishing on their website http://www.isqem.com

ISQEM would like to invite people to submit papers for publishing on their website http://www.isqem.com If you have any interesting OHS, quality or environmental papers or PowerPoint presentations that you would like to share with other people around the world, then this is your chance. We will acknowledge you as the contributor / writer so that you gain full recognition.

Email: mike.wilson@isqem.com

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Added by Wayne Harris on April 30, 2013 at 10:29pm — No Comments

Free Arc Flash Infographic

Download for free our new Arc Flash Infographic. Post it on your blog, website, or just print it and hang it within your facility. Click the image below for our free download!…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on April 24, 2013 at 10:01pm — No Comments

The Fallacies of Performance Appraisals and How to Overcome Them

Appraisals are annual events in any organization. For the HR professional, it is a challenge to make the right appraisal of any candidate. A positive appraisal, which results in a good pay hike, will surely be welcome by the employee receiving it, but is envied or even contested by other employees who are not on the same level, giving way to ill feeling and perhaps even sabre rattling.…

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Added by Russel Stuart on April 22, 2013 at 1:27am — No Comments

Floor Markings in Warehouse

Recent years have seen the business environment become very competitive. This, coupled with recent economic upheavals, means that most businesses face challenges of their lifetime. Therefore, it is paramount for such outfits to create survival methods, and increase security and efficiency in their premises.

One of the best ways of enhancing efficient operation in the warehouse is proper floor marking, popularly known…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on April 21, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments

8 Steps to Ensure Proper Lockout Tagout

The term lockout tagout or LOTO is often used within a research or industry setting and refers to the safety practice of shutting off dangerous equipment that may emit hazardous energy and not allowing it to be turned on or put into use again until after it has been properly serviced or maintained by trained personnel. According to OSHA, hazardous energy sources include mechanical, electrical,…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on April 21, 2013 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Effective Safety Signs

One truly fundamental component of warehouse and industrial safety is the usage of safety signs. Safety signs can be found virtually everywhere from your local grocery store to a high-end mall department store all the way to a large warehouse facility. Continue Reading

Added by Tony Ferraro on April 21, 2013 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Common Questions About Fall Protection Products

It's key for businesses—and managers of those businesses—to put measures in place to protect workers in the event of dangerous falls on the job. Since there are many different types of fall protection products, you may have questions about which ones to use or how to use them correctly. Here are some answers to common questions about protective products such as body belts, safety harnesses, carabiners, shock…

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Added by Maree Kyle on April 15, 2013 at 11:01am — No Comments

April Distracted Driving Awareness Month- OMG no txt yl u drive

no txt yl u drive! :(

  by Ken Oswald

Let's say next weekend you pack up the family and head out on a 1,000-mile road trip. On the way, you take a nap for say 700 of those miles...at the wheel!



What? No self-respecting parent would risk his or her family's safety that way! The sad truth is, drivers all over the states and the world send text messages at the wheel every day, taking their eyes off the road for around 75 percent of the time while doing…

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Added by Ken Oswald on April 12, 2013 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Ansell Expands Touch N Tuff® Product Line with Two Latex-Free Gloves for Sterile Environments

Sterile, Single-Use Gloves Maximize Comfort and Performance without Risk of Allergy

April 9, 2013, Iselin, NJ, - Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announces it has added Touch N Tuff 83-500 Sterile Polyisoprene…

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Added by Safety Community on April 9, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Highly Avoidable Safety Risks & The Steps Required to Implement Them

A Safe Workplace Doesn't Just "Happen"

We may not have control over so-called "Acts of God," but we can determine if there's a plan for employee safety in the event of one. Likewise, all the proper equipment maintenance in the world might not prevent a lemon from breaking down and throwing a rod, but proper employee training and…

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Added by Maree Kyle on April 9, 2013 at 11:33am — No Comments

Be a Safety Leader: Join Our Wolf Pack

We are looking for partners to make a commitment to safety by joining our Wolf Pack. By joining the pack, you are committing to the safety and well being of first responders and your own workforce.

WHY A WOLF PACK?

The wolf is the symbol of the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund (JPMF) because it stands for leadership, loyalty and a strong sense of family. These traits are important when it comes to workplace…

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Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on April 8, 2013 at 1:24pm — No Comments

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