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June 2013 Blog Posts (14)

Worksafe Releases New Manual Handling Video – No Sprains, Big Gains FULL DETAILS HERE Manual Handling has always been one of the most important concern in the workplace and although these injuries do…

Worksafe Releases New Manual Handling Video – No Sprains, Big Gains

FULL DETAILS HERE

Manual Handling has always been one of the most important concern in the workplace and although these injuries don't spill any blood, they are the most long term and costly to deal with. I am still amazed at how people think it is all about the weight you lift and bending your…

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Added by David Collins on June 28, 2013 at 7:37pm — No Comments

Importance of Industrial Label Printers in the Workplace - Free info-graphic

Check out our new, "The Importance of Industrial Label Printers in the Workplace" 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 June 27, 2013 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Visual Floor Safety

Factories, warehouses and other facilities can be dangerous places to work, which is why most companies spend a significant amount of effort on improving the safety. One of the things that makes these workplaces so dangerous is the fact that they are often loud and the lighting is sometimes not sufficient to see clearly. This is why it is important to have ways to convey hazards which can be seen in any area. Visual floor safety is the solution to many facilities safety problems because they…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on June 27, 2013 at 9:37pm — No Comments

Chemical Waste Enforcement

When a facility produces chemical waste they need to make sure they are handling it, storing it and disposing of it according to the rules and regulations for their area, and for the specific type of hazardous waste. The EPA is responsible for chemical waste enforcement and they have detailed regulations in place for virtually every type of facility. Taking the time to understand the requirements your facility must follow is important as it will help you avoid any fines or other punishments…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on June 27, 2013 at 9:33pm — No Comments

Ansell Announces New AlphaTec® Glove Offering for Chemical Applications

New AlphaTec Gloves Feature Patented AquaDri® Moisture Management Technology to Reduce Sweat and Improve Comfort

 

June 25, 2013, Iselin, NJ, - Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announced the global launch of two chemical gloves designed…

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Added by Safety Community on June 25, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

When Safety is pure poetry

When Safety Is Pure Poetry

This is a newsletter article i wrote for our recent newsletter and wanted to share.



I visit the office of a safety friend in the construction business. Hanging on his wall is a safety poem. It’s a simple statement containing seven verses of four lines each. But within those lines lies a profound human idea: our shared obligation to each other. It’s a message worth sharing.



A Poetic Safety Message

The poem tells a safety story. It… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on June 24, 2013 at 1:29pm — 2 Comments

Tips for installing anti-slip decking

It's getting to that time of year once again, where people want to sit outside on the decking, enjoying their drinks, meals or cakes in the warmth of the sun.

At least, that's how it should be, but with our 'turbulent' climate; for each sunny day there seems to be an equally wet one. That makes keeping the outdoor areas clean and safe a full-time job in itself, but one that must be attended to regularly. After all, if a patron slips over, you could be issued with a rather nasty…

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Added by Patrick Bell on June 20, 2013 at 6:20am — No Comments

OHS to BCM, Wake up and step up

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A article from the ISQEM blog on one of the latest issues which may effect OHS professionals future careers.

Over the years I have developed business continuity plans (BCP) hoping they would never be used. Unfortunately things are not always under our control and several times I needed to invoke a BCP…

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Added by Wayne Harris on June 16, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

Protect your home: use proper fire safety protocol

It seems that every newscast brings another report of homes being damaged by wildfires or accidental blazes. Do all you can to keep your home and family off these news reports. Learn basic fire prevention techniques and know how to respond if a fire does affect your home.…

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Added by Maree Kyle on June 13, 2013 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Safety Blog http://isqem.wordpress.com/

Hi everyone, I would like to invite you to visit our new ISQEM safety blog. If you would like to submit articles, photographs or OHS documents for posting, please email mike.wilson@isqem

Added by Wayne Harris on June 12, 2013 at 7:04pm — No Comments

ISQEM is looking for Assessors for their New Courses

ISQEM will be piloting several new training courses within the next couple of months and are looking for a select number of people who would like to become volunteer assessors when they complete one of our pilot courses.  …

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Added by ISQEM on June 10, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Eye Safety in the Workplace: Everyone's Business

Eye Safety in the Workplace: Everyone's Business

Protecting your eyes and eyesight while at work is a legal requirement. According to regulations established by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), employers must provide employees with adequate eye protection and face protection under certain known conditions…

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Added by Maree Kyle on June 4, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments

OHS Management is not Leadership

We often hear people discussing making changes within an organisation and improving safety standards; however in reality change is not always achieved to everyone's expectations.  The trouble is people often forget the basic differences between management and leadership.  So to get it down to basics, we have to understand the fundamental difference between OHS management and change leadership?

Management; is the functional process that makes people and OHS systems work…

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Added by ISQEM on June 2, 2013 at 2:37am — No Comments

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Favorite Motivational Quote: If you want something, you'll find a way - If not, you'll find an excuse.Favorite Safety Quote: Don't learn safety by accident!Continue

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