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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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5 Ways to combat complacency in your Safety Program.

Complacency is a state of mind where a worker is out of touch with the hazards and risks around them. It can show up in a number of ways: over-confidence, lack of care, mindlessness, actual physical…Continue

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Workplace safety for workers other than your own 3 Replies

Do your workplace/traffic safety plans include safety measures for workers who are not your own employees? Do they take into account the safety of those who will be - or could be - at your workplace,…Continue

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Such a smart textile has huge application potential and can support people in many different ways. The garment would use haptic feedback (i.e. the use of touch to guide the user) or could serve as a…Continue

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I have been at a Highway and Road Construction company for six months. I am developing a (first) complete training program. I am the 1st full time safety hire for this company. I need to develop a…Continue

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