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Firefighter Injuries Unacceptable Combating Combustible Dust Related Fires

Recent firefighter injuries such as fighting a combustible dust related fire at plastics material and resin manufacturing are unacceptable. This brings back dark memories of the 1993 fire and catastrophic dust explosion at a wood fiber facility in Langerak, Netherlands resulting in 2…

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Added by John Astad on November 19, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

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Thanksgiving Safety tips



Time is getting closer, Just a week away now. Thanksgiving would not be the same without turkeys, yet very few people take the time to learn how to handle them properly. Any poultry needs special attention when handling. Thawing a frozen turkey the proper way is important to the safety of your family.

Never thaw a… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on November 15, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Reflective Tape Benefits

Reflective tapes are also termed as safety tapes. Reflective tapes are used to enhance safety aspects. They are used at various locations including manufacturing industries, process industries, public buildings and garments. These tapes have the unique quality to reflect the light that falls on them. What makes…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on November 14, 2012 at 8:31pm — No Comments

NIOSH Accident Report Catastrophic Coal Storage Silo Explosion

"Do not use water or traditional fire fighting foam; however, micelle encapsulator fire extinguishing agent, such as F-500, should be used. NFPA 1620, Standard for Pre-Incident Planning can be used to establish a pre-incident plan for silos within their jurisdiction so as to minimize the risk to emergency responders"…

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Added by John Astad on November 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Turkey Fryer Safety Awareness

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Turkey Fryers Can Be Dangerous!

TURKEY FRYER SAFETY AND AWARENESS TIPS

Many say that the quality is increased when you use a turkey fryer and at the proper temperature the taste is locked within the turkey, making sure every bite is succulent, juicy, and bursting with flavor. One turkey fryer advantage is that they are not just for Thanksgiving anymore.… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on November 14, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments

Get Smart about Antibiotics Week Awareness

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*** Health and Safety Alert Bulletin ***

Antibiotics Aren't Always the Answer



November 12-18, 2012 is “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week”

Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses like colds, most sore throats and bronchitis, and some ear infections. Unneeded antibiotics may lead to future antibiotic-resistant infections. Symptom relief might be the best treatment option.

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Added by Ken Oswald on November 12, 2012 at 5:40pm — No Comments

ISQEM New Directors

ISQEM will be updating their website with details of newly appointed Directors within the next 2 weeks. Please visit our site and see who the new Directors of ISQEM are and where they are located. We are sure that they will all contribute to ISQEM future success as a free professional membership association

http://www.isqem.com

Added by Wayne Harris on November 11, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

1.2 Million Uses Since February and Now iAuditor 2.0 is Twice as Good

Workplace auditing has been revolutionised by mobile technology, and iAuditor, with its ability for collaboration across industries is at the forefront of this change.

Since it’s initial release in February 2012, the mobile App iAuditor, by SafetyCulture Australia, has been used to conduct over 1,000,000 audits.…



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Added by Blake Pelling on November 8, 2012 at 11:38pm — No Comments

The Importance of Pipe Marking!

Today the awareness to maintain safety from hazardous materials has led to a revolution in pipe marking. The fact that most residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional outlets have pipes installed in them and in most cases they are built–in makes it all the more necessary to have identification marks that distinguish one from…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on November 8, 2012 at 8:54pm — No Comments

The Benefits of Floor Tape in the Warehouse

One of the places in an industry where a large portion of a day’s activity takes place is the warehouse. A number of heavy duty machinery is moved from one place to another, huge containers are transported, a continuous flow of people enter and exit the warehouse throughout the day and above all fresh goods are stored in the storage…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on November 5, 2012 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Tips To Maintain Safety in the Work Place

For all businesses to prosper, it is necessary that the work place is made safe and secure for all. Both the employers as well as the employees gain from maintaining a safe work place. For the employers legal expenses are drastically reduced in the absence of any legal hassles caused due to accidents in the work place. Moreover, the…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on November 4, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Floor Signs Will Make Your Workplace More Secure

The floor is one of the most ignored parts of the industrial building and yet workplace safety experts recognize that it is the most appropriate for safety signs. Most of the accidents that occur within an industrial setting arise from floor accidents caused by a myriad of factors. While wall signs may also be effective, the message to…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on November 2, 2012 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween Safety:

Halloween – Wednesday, October 31st is just a week away and around the corner. Combine dressing up in costumes with free candy and you create a kid friendly holiday! It is a favorite holiday of many, but they’re thinking about costumes, candy and fun with their friends. Safety is the last thing on their minds, so parents and motorists need to be especially alert. Anytime a child or an… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on October 24, 2012 at 6:09pm — No Comments

29-Day Challenge enters its final week – help us reach our goal!

29 Days – $2,900 Corporate Donations – $29,000 Fundraising Goal

Honour the legacy of fallen Calgary Police Service Const. John Petropoulos – and support workplace safety and first responder safety – by taking The 29-Day Challenge.

We launched The 29-Day Challenge on Sept. 29th with a call for individual donations of $29 and we’re now into our last week – and the last phase of the campaign. Several donors have heeded the call for $29…

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Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on October 23, 2012 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Safe Work Statistics 2012 - Infographic

As we celebrate National Safe Work Australia Week 2012 (October 21st to 28th), it's worth pausing to consider whether our practices for working safer are actually seeing more workers coming home safely to their loved ones today, than 10 years ago.

It appears we all have a lot of work to do to catch up to our Nordic cousins.…

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Added by Blake Pelling on October 21, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

ISQEM Safety Conference USA - June 2013

ISQEM are pleased to announce the ISQEM Safety Conference USA in June 2013…

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Added by Wayne Harris on October 18, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Need of Better Safety Equipment With Rising Heights of Constructions

Construction industry is commonly stereotyped and frequently labeled as an accident-prone industry. This is mainly because construction processes require workers to perform close to moving equipment or vehicles in all weathers and conditions.

If recent studies are to be believed, the total construction accident rates witnessed are directly correlated to the level of industrial activity. Facts and figures have shown that safety receives less attention, particularly when workload is…

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Added by Kay J. Sharp on October 18, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Fire Prevention Week

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National Fire Safety Prevention Week begins Sunday. (October 7-13, 2012)

“It’s Fire Prevention Week. Have two ways out!”



Commemorating a conflagration

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on October 8, 2012 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Issues with bulky work gloves?

Laura Proctor, director, customer marketing, industrial, Ansell Protective Products Inc., answered this question for NSC's Safety + Health magazine this month:

Workers at our facility sometimes remove their heavy-duty cut-protective gloves and work barehanded because the hand protection “hinders their touch.” Do work gloves have to be bulky to effectively protect against…

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Added by Lara Kretler on October 4, 2012 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

Take The 29-Day Challenge!

29 Days – $29 Donations – $29,000 Fundraising Goal

Honour the legacy of fallen Calgary Police Service Const. John Petropoulos by taking The 29-Day Challenge.

WHAT IS THE 29-DAY CHALLENGE?

The 29-Day Challenge is a fundraising campaign in support of the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund (JPMF). It kicks off on Sept. 29th, 2012, lasts 29 days and encourages people to…

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Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on October 2, 2012 at 4:18pm — No Comments

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