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August 2016 Blog Posts (5)

How to Avoid Six Most Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall Accidents

Serious workplace injuries are far too common. In fact, 4,679 fatal injuries were reported in the United States in 2014. Not only can these injuries put employees at risk, but they can also affect company morale. It is, therefore, important to maintain a safe and healthy workplace environment.



Slip-and-fall accidents contribute significantly to workplace injuries. According to the…

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Added by Adam Willfond on August 22, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Top 10 Things About Safety and Risk That Only a Handful of People Know



Here are 10 and a bit things about safety that I plucked from some recent blog posts, that singularly or collectively only a handful of people may know. Or, if they knew them, perhaps did not know them…

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Added by David Collins on August 16, 2016 at 4:34pm — No Comments

I'm just not that into safety anymore

I have spoken with a number of Managers over the past few months who have argued with me that ‘safety’ in our workplaces means that we must do everything we can to control people so that they do not hurt themselves at work. These people have said to me, “we can’t let dangerous things go untouched”; “we can’t let people make choices that may…

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Added by David Collins on August 16, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Workplace Safety Tips for Engineers, Foremen and Construction Workers

Workers involved in the heavy works industries, such as construction, engineering, etc., are constantly exposed to many types of hazards, depending upon the type of their work. According to the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses conducted by the…

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Added by Aaron Ahlquist on August 8, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Non Destructive Testing - NDT

Dacon is a rapidly growing NDT inspection company offering various services from Intelligent Pigging and API Inspection through to Rope Access and Risk Based Inspections with offices in Thailand, Singapore and Norway.

With over 400 qualified inspectors operating under quality and safety management systems born from the rigors of North Sea operation we are perfectly poised to provide world class quality inspections to you.

Dacon’s NDT services include but are not limited…

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Added by Sorn Pattamavorakunchai on August 4, 2016 at 11:01pm — No Comments

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What's your favorite motivational/safety quote? 98 Replies

Favorite Motivational Quote: If you want something, you'll find a way - If not, you'll find an excuse.Favorite Safety Quote: Don't learn safety by accident!Continue

Started by Michelle Sears. Last reply by David R Snell on Wednesday.

Feedback on a injury prevention product we're building.

Hi everyone!For full transparency ill tell you a little about myself and what I hope to accomplish. My name is Zuber and I'm an engineering student who founded a startup helping to build wearable…Continue

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What do you think is  the best all-in-one book out there for optimizing personal safety and the safety of one's family?  Right now I have …Continue

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Fire codes for residential buildings

Hi,Can anybody kindly give me a hint how to find Fire Codes for residential buildings in different cities in the United States?Continue

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OSHA and Machine Guard Door Safety???

We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements.  We are building a small machine system that…Continue

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