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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 Jam Blanco 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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I have been tasked to create a headphones (and cell phone) policy for my employer. I am relatively new to this company, but so far they've let everyone listen to headphones and mess around with their phones at any time, anywhere. Even the PIT drivers. It's insane. My initial reaction is to say NO HEADPHONES WHATSOEVER, but my ops manager is concerned it will drastically reduce morale. I suggested that each department should have their own radio and they can play music for everyone to hear, at a…See More
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Nutrition Facts labels of pure maple syrup and honey

FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, has announced a major overhaul of the FDA’s update to the Nutrition Facts label on products. This overhaul, the first in nearly twenty years, is aimed at empowering consumers by furnishing information on Nutrition Facts labels pure maple syrup and honey that ensures greater accuracy and is more science-based. With this, the FDA wants to help consumers make more informed and healthier choices.This update to the Nutrition Facts label has incorporated the latest…See More
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I have been tasked to create a headphones (and cell phone) policy for my employer. I am relatively new to this company, but so far they've let everyone listen to headphones and mess around with their…Continue

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****WARNING**** Despite the fact that this is a life event portrayed by actors, it's graphic. This video should be part of…Continue

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Safety update: OSHA announces fit-test procedures 1 Reply

Fabricators as well as other workers may be required to use respirators to protect themselves from inhaling fumes, particles, or dust when performing cutting, grinding, welding, coating, or painting,…Continue

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