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June 2014 Blog Posts (5)

Scaffolding Inspection Checklists

Scaffolds are a major source of injuries and fatalities in working places. To prevent worker’s injuries and fatalities, caused by falls from scaffolds are a big challenge in the construction industry. The main causes of scaffolding accidents include failures at attachment points, parts failure, inadequate fall protection, improper construction or work procedures, high winds, temperature extremes or the…

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Added by Md. Enamul Huque on June 24, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments

Alberta OHS Peace Officer Authority

In order to help enforce a safer workplace, the Alberta government has introduced a new role: occupational health and safety (OHS) peace officers. These trained officers can issue tickets and enforce safety violations to any worker or worksite employer who is found violating safety workplace safety rules & regulations.

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Added by Chris on June 23, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Is Your Facility Compliant with OSHA Standards?

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 introduced the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in order to “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.”

OSHA aims to implement these standards by conducting audits all over the country. OSHA compliance officers inspect a company without notice, to check its…

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Added by Sam Lyndon on June 19, 2014 at 6:11am — No Comments

Safety Slogans to inspire

ISQEM have listed on their EHS blog 100 safety slogans that you can use on posters, training slides and HSE briefings.

Always remember its best to keep the use of slogans to a minimum and not to change them too often. Plus where…

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Added by Wayne Harris on June 13, 2014 at 7:32am — No Comments

Suffering From Knee Pain Due To Injury At Work?

Knee injuries are very common these days. They occur when a person slips, falls or trips at work. Such accidents can damage the kneecap. The knee is a joint that connects the lower parts of leg to the upper parts, enabling walking. It is known to be the largest joint in the body. The anatomy of the knee is extremely complex. An injury like a fracture can cause a lot of pain and swelling. It can cause walking and mobility problems. The right type of treatment can help people with such…

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Added by Lee Kirton on June 4, 2014 at 6:47am — No Comments

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Establishing Latest Quality Systems in medical device and pharmaceutical industries

Establishing Quality Systems is one of the central aspects of a medical device and/or pharmaceutical organization. Establishment of Quality Systems is also a regulatory requirement, as set out by the FDA and the ISO.The process of establishment of Quality Systems for FDA-regulated medical devices industries is set out in 21 CFR Part 820. Further, the ISO has its standard for how to establish Quality Systems in medical devices industries –the ISO 13485 standard –which has to be implemented as…See More
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Right now Medical device hazard analysis, the core of medical devices

Medical device hazard analysis is of vital importance to a medical device. Medical device hazard analysis is at the heart of medical devices because if the device is not analyzed thoroughly for the hazard, or danger, that it poses, it is likely to cause problems of any kind to the user. Many a time, it becomes a matter of life and death. This is why medical device hazard analysis is of foremost importance.So, what is medical device hazard analysis? Medical device hazard analysis may be defined…See More
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OSHA and Machine Guard Door Safety???

We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements.  We are building a small machine system that includes some pneumatic components and some heated plates inside a small guard system.  We include emergency stops on the machine and if they are actuated it removes all electric current and dumps all air pressure from the machine.  We have several electrically interlocked doors that can be opened to…See More
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OSHA and Machine Guard Door Safety???

We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements.  We are building a small machine system that…Continue

Tags: electric, osha, air, door, interlocked

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OSHA 500 and 510 9 Replies

Hey Guys,How many of you have taken the 510 and 500 OSHA Trainer course? I am thinking about taking these 2 classes and become an OSHA trainer for my company. What are your guys thoughts on the…Continue

Started by Alfred Good. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

OSHA Training, Standards & Best Practices 3 Replies

Get trained on OSHA regulations affecting your industry through online webinars, learn the best practices, and download quality standards, checklists and news articles. Listen to experts on best…Continue

Tags: Webinar, Training, 2011, OSHA, compliance

Started by admin. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

FORKLIFT TRAINING CLASSES 21 Replies

Any ideas on how to make Forklift Training Classes more interesting and fun?

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Our Safety in Their Hands 16 Replies

This thought provoking workplace safety infographic features the top 5 organizations that have made the biggest impact on occupational health and safety. It features the U.S governments OSHA,…Continue

Started by Lorenzo Miguel. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

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