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August 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Latest BLS Report: Decrease in Workplace Fatalities for 2009

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Added by HUGSAFETY on August 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Upcoming Live Webcast on Dust Control

Here's an educational opportunity if you are faced with buying a dust collector or fume collection equipment for your factory. In this live webcast, on online panel of three experts will look at various issues and developments related to dust and dust collection systems.





Cartridge dust collection systems can meet multiple objectives in plants, but choosing the best equipment for a given dust control application involves research and attention to detail. The… Continue

Added by Sal Campos on August 30, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Airport AED, Fast-Acting Bystander Save Traveler

Jun 27, 2010

Thanks to the heroic efforts a quick-acting bystander and the on-site availability of an automated external defibrillator, a tragedy was averted and a life saved recently at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. On a recent June morning, Gaylord Hall and his wife were using the check-in kiosk at the Delta ticket lobby, when Hall suddenly collapsed. Dennis Tracey, M.D., the medical science liaison for Birmingham, Ala.-based Veinwave USA, happened to be…

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Added by Terry Masse on August 24, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Dust and Fume Collection for Solar Panel Fabrication

For silicon wafer plants, fine fumes from the furnaces and laser cutting process must be extracted to protect workers and machines from the super fine dust that they emit. With the cadmium glass process, much more attention is needed due to the toxic nature of cadmium. Containment features such as

Bag-In Bag-Out (BIBO) filter access and dust discharge removal are recommened. Also… Continue

Added by Sal Campos on August 16, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Proposed OSHA Changes for 2010: Ineffective Solutions?



Jonathan Snare, a representative of the…

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Added by HUGSAFETY on August 6, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

FAQ: What kind of dust collection problems can result from poor filter media selection?

The problems that can result from poor

media selection are numerous, but some of the main ones include: failure to comply with emission standards, excess energy use, shortened filter life, and dust collector failure. A thorough site survey, coupled with …

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Added by Sal Campos on August 6, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Defensive Driving

We are currently working on implementing a Defensive Driving Program into our Safety Program and I can't find many examples online from other contractors. The main result I keep seeing is public defensive driving courses for cheaper insurance. Does anyone have recommendations or could provide samples?

Added by Dave Skaggs on August 3, 2010 at 4:25pm — 4 Comments

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The unfortunate reality of buying a vehicle is you always need to be on your toes to spot potential scams. This is especially true when buying used cars. The truth is that the automobile industry has TONs of variables, of which some are gigantic and others are miniscule. Many of these variables can be manipulated to the advantage of the dealership.Now, it’s important to note that not…See More
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Green smart is an ISO 9001: 2015 QMS, OHSAS 18001: 2017 OHSMS, ISO 14001: …Continue

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Workplace safety for workers other than your own 2 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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Started by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund. Last reply by Tara safe Mar 1.

What % of Dollars should be bugeted for All Safety Training for a "Heavy Equipment Road Construction" company with 100 employees? 1 Reply

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

Started by JTurpening. Last reply by Jen McDade Feb 19.

Technology and Safety 1 Reply

What are the most useful tools to have at your fingertips? -Toolbox Talks-JSA-JHA-Daily Reports, etc. What is falling through the cracks that could be an easy fix? Safety Managers, Coordinators and…Continue

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Started by Drew stone. Last reply by Jen McDade Feb 15.

Important of Warning sign 1 Reply

Warning sign is a type of traffic sign that guide a hazard ahead on the road. Having proper warning sign on the road provide a healthy environment.Continue

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Started by healthandsafetysigns. Last reply by Jen McDade Jan 14.

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