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May 2011 Blog Posts (11)

Vehicle Black Boxes

The US Department of Transportation is planning on proposing mandatory Black Boxes in all passenger vehicles this year. (Highlight added)

 

 

While some may see it as an overstepping of the federal government and a new way for The Man to track us, it is hard to…

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Added by Dave Skaggs on May 27, 2011 at 3:11pm — No Comments

National "Don't Fry Day!"

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated that today, the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t Fry Day”. The goal of this campaign is to encourage sun safety awareness by reminding everyone to use sun protection while enjoying the outdoors. Start this Memorial weekend off by taking the pledge to not fry today or any day. Millions of Americans will be enjoying the unofficial start to summer this weekend and with all the excitement it is easy to forget to pack the…

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Added by SafetySkills on May 27, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments

ACLS Study Guide: Three Tips for Success

If you’re preparing to certify or recertify in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification online, mastering a few simple study skills can bolster your chances of ACLS exam success.

 

Health Education Solutions, the leading online provider of Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, offers these tips to help you make the most out of your…

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Added by Crystal Thomas on May 24, 2011 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Do Fire Marshals/Fire Chiefs have Expertise on combustible dust fires that occur in mfg. facilities?

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Just recently it was noted in a combustible dust rulemaking discussion that stakeholders do not believe Fire Marshals and Fire Chiefs have subject matter expertise on combustible dust related fires that occur in manufacturing facilities. This is an interesting train of thought. Especially since the professional fire service responds to…

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Added by John Astad on May 22, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

Checking a Box May Cause Muscle Strain Due to OSHA's Proposed New Rule on Recordkeeping

OSHA is proposing to revise its Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Recordkeeping regulation to include a column on the OSHA Form 300 Injury and Illness Log (OSHA 300 Log).  This revision would require employers to check a column if a case they already… Continue

Added by SafetySkills on May 20, 2011 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Grounding De-Energized High Voltage Powerlines

Today we'll learn how to ground power lines safely. We are learning this in

order to perform more cellular site work on powerline transmission towers.The

tower on the left below is actually home to a cell site, in this case a

"Cricket" cell site.The antennas are on the very top. These antennas are what

makes…

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Added by Bob Geary on May 19, 2011 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Safety Position

Safety Manager Position in Chicago area:



Qualifications:

-7-10 years of related experience.

-Bachelors Degree

-Knowledgeable in OSHA, safe work practices, PPE, Confined Space, LOTO, NFP70E, hot work, fall protection, lifts, and trenching regulations and compliance.

-A mechanical and electrical aptitude is desirable.

-Should be CPR/First Aid certified.  Other certifications: ASP, OSHA 10 or 30 hour, etc. are highly desirable.

-Proficient with Microsoft Word,… Continue

Added by Dave Skaggs on May 18, 2011 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Distracted Driving is a Dangerous Dilemma

Rising gas prices isn’t the only thing that is causing panic on the road. Distracted driving is an epidemic that is sweeping the highways and roadways, causing many injuries and fatalities.  DOT reports that in 2009, more than 5.400 people died in crashes linked to distraction and thousands more were injured. Text messaging is often the cause of distracted drivers which has led thirty states to ban the practice for all drivers.  Employers who allow or encourage texting while driving are in…

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Added by SafetySkills on May 12, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Would you like to represent an international association ISQEM, as one of our Directors?

Invitation to apply for ISQEM Director



This is your chance to raise you own professional profile in the HSQE industry by becoming a Director of ISQEM, and help increase our membership worldwide.



If you would like to get actively involved in the only international free membership association for Safety, Quality and Environment professionals email your CV and a passport size photo to nominations@isqem.com  stating…

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Added by Wayne Harris on May 7, 2011 at 5:28am — No Comments

2010 OSHA Top Ten List of Citations

OSHA provided a list of the 10 most frequently cited standards for the fiscal year 2010 (Oct 1 2009 to Sept 30 2010 (Source: www.osha.gov). OSHA publishes this list to make employers aware of the areas that cause the most citations and to remind employers on what the standard procedures are to ensure a safe working environment.

                  
                   1.     1926.51-Scaffolding
                   2.    …
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Added by SafetySkills on May 5, 2011 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Study Guide Offered in New HealthEdSolutions.com Special Section

To provide helpful resources to the growing number of healthcare professionals looking online for certification options, Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of ACLS certification online, today released a new “Study Guide” Special Section. Available in Health Education Solutions’ online research library, this series of articles provides tools and tips to help professionals in the rapidly growing healthcare…

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Added by Crystal Thomas on May 3, 2011 at 2:20pm — No Comments

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If you have knowledge of other programming languages, then you would know the importance of conditional statements. Conditional statements are required for taking decisions. Whenever we operate the…Continue

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