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May 2010 Blog Posts (15)

PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY

There's a site called spokeo.com. It's an online phone book that has all sorts of private-related information that is not anyone's business. You can remove yourself by clicking the Privacy button on the bottom right on their website. I checked it out and just removed my listings. Please consider sharing with your family and friends.

Added by ANTONI MICKIEWICZ on May 26, 2010 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Keep your parking lot safe and lower the risk of accidents

The #1 place to get into an auto accident is in a parking lot. What are some best practices you implement to reduce accidents?

  1. Reduce speed
  2. Use more signage
  3. Develop a way to enforce your policies

Reduce Speed

An easy, affordable way to reduce speed are to add speed bumps to the entrance/exit of your parking lot, and anywhere else faster…

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Added by Michelle Sears on May 25, 2010 at 1:57pm — 1 Comment

OSHA increases penalties for safety violations



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Added by Safety Community on May 21, 2010 at 9:57am — No Comments

Why follow ANSI regulations?

We’ve all heard of OSHA regulations and the hefty fines that come from non-compliance with those regulations. But, why follow ANSI regulations if they aren’t enforced and you won’t be audited for compliance?



ANSI, which stands for the American National Standards Institute, is a “private non-profit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United…
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Added by Christie Mendola on May 20, 2010 at 10:53am — No Comments

Ansell HyFlex® Gloves Ensure Comfort Where It Counts

Ansell Limited, a global leader in hand protection, is pleased to introduce HyFlex® 11-830, an ergonomically designed glove that incorporates Zonz™Knit Advanced Comfort Technology for unprecedented comfort and fit.

“Ansell developed HyFlex 11-830 to present workers with a glove that offers…

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Added by Safety Community on May 19, 2010 at 12:55pm — No Comments

BP GULF DISASTER

Curiously I have not seen any comments in our blogs on this catastrophe. Certainly a very serious event that could have been prevented. This event has certainly added fuel to the political fire regarding future oil drilling within USA territorial waters. WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Added by ANTONI MICKIEWICZ on May 17, 2010 at 3:03pm — 3 Comments

More Thought Provoking Articles

Our last newsletter kicked up a storm with an article rubbishing the term "lost time". How could we follow that? Well, you can judge for yourself. It can be downloaded from: http://www.vpsigroup.com/Newsletters.html



Articles in this issue include:



• Handling People Who Don’t Follow the Rules (including a cost / benefit model of individual decision making)

• Phew, That Was Close (an examination of the term “near… Continue

Added by Norman Ritchie on May 14, 2010 at 2:42pm — No Comments

The importance of glow in the dark material

My newest blog has a bunch of pretty cool photos that for some reason will not upload properly here. Please go to http://exitandfiresafety.emedco.com/2010/05/12/the-importance-of-glow-in-the-dark-material/ if you want to read the blog and see the photos.

Thanks,
Michelle

Added by Michelle Sears on May 12, 2010 at 4:23pm — No Comments

NFPA 70-E Training DVD that covers the 2009 Updates

2009 NFPA 70-E / Electrical Safety

This program explains the safe electrical work practices required of the latest NFPA regulation while showing arc flash explosions

  • incident reenactments
  • FR clothing tests to convince electrical workers of…
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Added by Chris Profumo on May 11, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

New Back Injury & Proper Lifting Technique video

PowerLift: Lifting Training That Works!

Most of us have been trained to lift objects with the traditional bend your knees and keep your back straight technique, but it doesn't work. This method forces us to overuse…

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Added by Chris Profumo on May 11, 2010 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Wallcharts are a useful safety training tool

Excellent to use in group training sessions or to post around your facility, wall charts are effective and useful safety tools. Wall charts are sold in all sorts of sizes and materials, but a durable plastic wall chart is an economical choice in almost any application.



Consider using wall charts for the following workplace safety…
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Added by Christie Mendola on May 11, 2010 at 4:10pm — No Comments

How do you make your own pipe markers?

If your facility has piping systems that carry specialized chemicals or materials or you simply want a customized pipe marking system, creating your own pipe markers is a great option.



Here’s what you’ll need to create your own pipe marker:



1. Solid Pipe Banding Tape: Pressure-sensitive, adhesive-backed pipe banding…

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Added by Christie Mendola on May 6, 2010 at 9:47am — No Comments

A Big Victory for the U.S. Public Health Service

Latest Blog Entry:

A Big Victory for the U.S. Public Health Service



By Jerry Laws

Monday's unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision in Hui v. Castaneda means the medical professionals of the USPHS are immune from personal liability for care administered as part of their official duties. The case involved care, or lack of it, for an ICE detainee who later died.…

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Added by Jerry Laws on May 5, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments

Destructible Property ID Labels – Frustrate Thieves!

It is known that thieves will avoid taking anything that has a tracking label on it because that property will not be accepted at pawn shops or even on the streets – it’s ‘hot’ or ‘stolen’ and is rendered useless. When a thief wants a valuable that has a property id label on it they may try a quick attempt at removing it by trying to peel it off. Destructible… Continue

Added by Renee Hioki on May 4, 2010 at 10:26am — 1 Comment

Diabetic Shoes and Socks, the Perfect Walking Companion

A portion of our G&L Clothing footwear selection is catered towards heath needs and that includes Diabetic shoes and socks. We offer New Balance 927 walking and 623 cross training shoes as well as a variety of Wigwam Diabetic socks.…

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Added by G&L Clothing on May 3, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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