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July 2012 Blog Posts (14)

ISQEM to launch web page for OHS Suppliers of Goods and Services

ISQEM, one of the leading International Safety Quality Environment Management Associations. will be adding for FREE, details of suppliers to our website. This will allow members  to locate suppliers of goods and services in different countries.  We will be having a ISQEM links page for the following categories connected with HSQE;

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

•Safety Equipment / Fire Equipment

•First Aid…

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Added by Wayne Harris on July 29, 2012 at 4:03am — No Comments

ISQEM looking at designing a new Image for promoting safety. Do you have a great idea?

ISQEM, The International Safety Quality Environment Management Association.

Time to be creative.  ISQEM are looking for a new safety image to be used on safety guidance documents and general safety information sheets which we publish on our website.   Anyone out there who would like to design and donate a new image to ISQEM ?   You will of course get full credit on our website and know that you have helped in…

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Added by Wayne Harris on July 29, 2012 at 3:39am — No Comments

Active Shooter- What do you do?

Due to recent events with the shooting tragedy in Colorado. I have put together some tips from various law enforcement agencies and how to respond to a active shooting incident or emergency.



Police departments do not have to wait until bullets are flying and people are dying to stop the active shooter. Sometimes, officers are able to step between the shooter and his intended victims long before the screaming and bleeding begins. There are five phases of this type of incident.

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Added by Ken Oswald on July 23, 2012 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Hyperthermia Heat Stroke

Hyperthermia Heat Stroke: Summer Heat Makes It Especially Dangerous to Leave Children or Pets in Cars.



Heat coming back again to our area and temperature up near 100 degrees the rest of the week and weekend. Across the country record Highs and Dangerous Temperatures continue throughout the entire United States. The risk of a serious injury or death during hot weather is heightened for children and pets left alone in vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on July 18, 2012 at 9:50am — No Comments

Campfire Safety Tips

Summer time heat has many headed to the mountains for a cooler relief. Wildfires also have been a serious problem with dry conditions this year. With many of you traveling to campgrounds or the mountains in the next few weeks of summer. Here are a few helpful safety tips to enjoy those campfires.





Campfire Safety

 Building a campfire, campfires are limited to fire rings in most developed recreation areas. Even these fires can reignite and spread embers to nearby trees and… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on July 16, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments

What are the top 3 safety management issues you face?

ISQEM would like to know what are the top 3 safety management issues you face in todays business world. We consider that management and leadership are changing fast with new problems, and our approach also needs to change. Your views would help in future development of our training courses and safety guidance notes.  Please visit our isqemwebsite for further details on the…

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Added by Wayne Harris on July 13, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

The 10 most common documents an OSHA inspector might ask to see.



Over the years I have been asked by many of my clients this very important question. What documents will an OSHA inspector ask me for? Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)record keeping involves maintaining several mandatory written programs and records. The following is a management checklist of the 10 most common written programs and records that an OSHA inspector might ask to see.



1. OSHA 300 Log ' If you have 10 or more employees, you need to keep an OSHA…

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Added by Costello Safety Consulting on July 12, 2012 at 10:15am — No Comments

Safety Manual Sections

A member of my association is putting together a safety manual for his employer and hasall of the necessary sections or programs completed, minus a few. I would appreciate it if someone has the following safety manual sections or programs that they would be willing to share so I could pass the information along. Thank you.



Employee Exposure Monitoring Program

Fire Prevention Program

First Aid/CPR Program

Office Emergency Response Safety Program

Radiation Safety…

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Added by Cory Zielke on July 11, 2012 at 12:53pm — 3 Comments

Three Accessory Categories to Complete Your Truck

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Added by powerbrand500 on July 10, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Tool Box Talks

 

I need some Spanish tool box talks. Is there anyone out in our community that has access to any good topics? Sure would help a bunch of guys out that are really trying to work hard and fit in with the other guy's.

Thanks

John Padilla

Semper Fi

Added by John Padilla on July 10, 2012 at 3:18pm — 4 Comments

Surviving the Hot Weather

Surviving the Hot Weather

Heat illness includes a range of disorders that result when your body is exposed to more heat than it can handle. The human body is constantly engaged in a life-and-death struggle to disperse the heat that it produces. If allowed to accumulate, the heat would quickly increase your body temperature beyond its comfortable 98.6° F.

Who is at risk?

Heat-related illness can affect anyone not used to hot weather, especially when it's combined with high… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on July 5, 2012 at 6:37pm — No Comments

July UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Month





The National Weather Service and EPA advise people to regularly check the UV Index, which they

developed as a way to predict the next day's UV radiation levels on a 1-11+ scale, helping people

determine appropriate sun-protective behaviors. EPA will issue a UV Alert when the level of solar

UV radiation is predicted to be unusually high and the risk of overexposure is consequently greater.

Also at the EPA site (… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on July 2, 2012 at 12:17pm — No Comments

ISQEM Chairman visiting Australia and New Zealand in July 2012

ISQEM chairman is visiting Australia from the 2nd July to the 7th July 2012, and then off to New Zealand for 3 days.  I hope to meet fellow ISQEM members whilst in country. ISQEM are also looking forward to new members joining our professional association. Please vist our ISQEM website AT www.isqem.com for more details.

Added by Wayne Harris on July 2, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments

ISQEM looking at what people want to learn in Health and Safety Training

ISQEM are wanting to know what your personal interest are in regards to health and safetytraining. Which of the following 4 subjects do you think should becovered more in Health and safety training for management, is it;

Leadership;

Behavioural Based Safety;

Corporate Management;

Change Management.

Risk…

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Added by Wayne Harris on July 1, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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