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May 2013 Blog Posts (12)

Extreme Weather Checklist

Extreme Weather: Hurricanes

 

By Skilven Publications

 

Make a plan



While Huricane Sandy is still fresh in our collective memories, now is the time to create a plan for your home and business. An emergency plan only takes a few minutes to prepare and could save hours or days of anguish should devastating weather occur. When creating a plan, you should be aware of the extreme weather that is most…

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Added by Skilven Publications on May 30, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What to Include in an Industrial Building Maintenance Plan

Preventive maintenance is an essential part of cost control for any business. Building managers can make the task easier by developing and following a building maintenance plan along the lines of the guidelines that follow.

A maintenance plan is simply a list of goals that support your plan of action. Focus on methods that reduce down-time of equipment with an emphasis on cutting repair expenses. The plan is pieced together from the results of your analysis of equipment and manpower…

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Added by Maree Kyle on May 30, 2013 at 10:14am — 1 Comment

PPE is serious business

by Skilven Publications

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)  is a safety requirement for most personnel in construction, mining, and industrial sectors. And for good reason. Chemicals, debris, machinery, and noise are just some of the hazards that many people come in to contact with each day on the job.

The range of what is acceptable PPE on a job site varies greatly. What…

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Added by Skilven Publications on May 29, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Fire Protection Engineering and Fire Safety Blog

If you're interested in the latest in fire protection engineering and fire safety for commercial / industrial properties, I invite you to visit my fire protection engineering blog. Please take a moment to check it out and let me know if there are fire protection related topics that you would be interested in learning more about.

Thanks!

Added by Diane Stone on May 29, 2013 at 7:54am — No Comments

FREE Fall Protection Infographic

Check out our new Fall Protection info-graphic. Download it for FREE! 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 May 27, 2013 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Hazardous Substance Communication

There are regulations in place which require facilities to be aware of all chemicals which are created or brought into their facility.  This is so they can then be sure that any hazardous materials are communicated to the employees and other people in the area.  Hazardous substance communication is required so everyone knows they risks they are taking while working in an area, and also so they can take the necessary steps to keep themselves and those around them safe when working with this…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on May 27, 2013 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Hazardous Waste Handling

When in a facility which creates hazardous waste there are some significant risks involved with it.  One of the most important to consider is hazardous waste handling.  This happens any time when this type of waste needs to be moved or transported either within the facility or to a disposal are outside of the facility.  Any time someone has to handle this type of waste it is introducing additional risks of accidents and other types of issues.  Having an effective hazardous waste handling…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on May 27, 2013 at 9:10pm — No Comments

My Personal Safety Quotes:

 

Over the years I have come up with several of my own safety and leadership quotations that I have used in either in conferences, meetings or training sessions.  Sometimes you can say just a few words and the message sticks with people for the rest of their lives.   I have put…

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Added by Wayne Harris on May 23, 2013 at 4:28am — No Comments

ICE your Phone - In Case of Emergency

ICE - In Case of Emergency

Programming of Emergency Contact Numbers in your PLATEAU Cell Phones

ICE – In Case of Emergency - programming of your cell phones with ICE is a concept that was developed by a paramedic in England. It was realized that most of his victims did not carry emergency contact information but did carry cell phones. So the campaign started was to get people who carry cell phones to put in a listing of ICE in their cell phone directory with a number that should be… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on May 17, 2013 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Ansell Launches High Visibility Glove with Ansi Level 4 Cut Protection

Ergonomically-designed HyFlex® 11-515 gloves combine comfort and durability

 

May 14, 2013, Iselin, NJ, - Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announces its collaboration with DuPont Protection Technologies to develop HyFlex 11-515 work gloves, the newest addition to Ansell’s industry-leading HyFlex product offering. Combining exceptional comfort and an exclusive, high visibility DuPont™…

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Added by Safety Community on May 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

hot weather

to day in Guam its hotter then past years , its the kind of heat that we can't stand out side . any tips for experience ?

Added by joseph taisague on May 8, 2013 at 5:08pm — 1 Comment

Safety Blogs

Anyone interested in exchanging blog posts? Looking to create relationships with other safety niche bloggers. Message me if your interested.

Thanks,

Mike

blog.creativesafetysupply.com

Added by Tony Ferraro on May 6, 2013 at 10:57pm — 2 Comments

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