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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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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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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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Workers paticipation in safety management 2 Replies

Workers paticipation in safety management is the aspect which is required to be implemented in the OHSAS 18001 2007 version. , I invite our experience community members to share their views on the…Continue

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How to improve safety culture of factories 4 Replies

How to improve safety culture of factories having mostly contract and casual ever changing workers for whom training and monitoring both are major issues. Such qorkers are mainly meeting accidents in…Continue

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[General Industry] What is your workplace's policy on headphones? Working on one currently. 1 Reply

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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Started by Kyle C. Johnson. Last reply by Jen McDade Dec 19, 2018.

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