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September 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Simple Guidelines To Stay Safe While Welding

Welding exposes everyone to similar hazards, whether you’re responsible for safety at a large, welding-intensive manufacturing company, a billion dollar engineering-construction firm or a small independent fabricator. Follow these simple guidelines;

Wear the right gear –

No exposed skin - e.g. jeans not a skirt, trainers that cover your feet and ankles not fashionable shoes. No tight fitting clothes. If something hot lands on you, you want to keep a distance between it and you.…

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Added by Kay J. Sharp on September 19, 2012 at 7:51am — No Comments

Ansell Introduces First Flame-Resistant Glove for Oil and Gas Workers

Ansell Introduces First Flame-Resistant Glove for Oil and Gas Workers

First-in-Class Glove Lasts up More Than Three Times Longer than Competitive Gloves and Optimizes Safety and Comfort for Upstream Market

 

Iselin, New Jersey (September 18, 2012) -- Global upstream oil and gas capital and operating spending is expected to reach unprecedented heights from 2012-2016, due in large part to a burgeoning North…

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Added by Jason Kokoszka on September 18, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

September 16th-22nd is National Farm Safety & Health Week

President Barack Obama recognizes the hard work that farmers and ranchers across the nation do every day and the essential role they play in driving our country's progress. He announces that we should all "honor their tireless efforts and rededicate ourselves to equipping our next generation with the knowledge and training they need to stay safe and healthy."



So, thank you to all agricultural safety professionals, on behalf of ASSE! Please view our Farm Safety…

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Added by Cory Zielke on September 17, 2012 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Backpacking Safety Tips

Backpacking for fun and the upcoming school year.



September is here now and October will be just around the corner and school has started. Temperatures may start cooling off and also some of you may be headed to the forest for fun, or hunting. Getting the family involved in backpacking can be a lot of fun. It is a great form of exercise and a great way to spend time together as a family. Without distractions from things like friends and television you can really enjoy the time… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on September 14, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Online OSHA Outreach courses are back!

Easy Safety School is proud to announce that our online OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 hour training courses are now live again thanks to our partnership with 360Training, an accepted provider of online OSHA training.  The online Outreach courses offer a relaxed, self-paced…

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Added by Henry Wilter on September 12, 2012 at 5:33pm — No Comments

ISQEM HSE Videos and Publications List

ISQEM are developing a list of HSE videos and publications from around the world, and welcome suggestions for inclusion. Send your suggestions toMike Wilson at ISQEM email: mike.wilson@isqem.com

 

Once we have generated a good list we will publish on our ISQEM website and will give credit to contributors of the list.

 

ISQEM…

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Added by Wayne Harris on September 11, 2012 at 7:17am — No Comments

ISQEM to announce New Directors for ISQEM Association

ISQEM are please to announce that they will be appointing new ISQEM Directors and their details will be put on the ISQEM website within the next 2 weeks. The new ISQEM Directors are based in Australia, USA, India and UK.  We hope you will visit our website soon.

 

Wayne Harris

Chairman of ISQEM

http://www.isqem.com

Added by Wayne Harris on September 11, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

safety leading indicators

safety leading indicators

If you are looking for a safety leading indicators list and need ideas on how to develop and implement your program the following ppts might be helpful.  I reviewed these and think they will be helpful to me as I think about planning for next year.

By the way, I normally start planning for the next year in late July.   So…..if you have not put the time in to start thinking about your program and where it…

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Added by Joe Tavenner on September 7, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

September National Disaster Preparedness Month

*** Disaster Preparedness Safety Alert Bulletin ***



During National Preparedness Month, we underscore the important responsibility Americans have to be ready for emergencies in our homes, businesses, and communities. Just this past week’s people from the Gulf coast have been dealing with the affects of Hurricane Isaac, Our area is always subject to wildfires. We never know when an emergency or disaster may hit your area.



The Department of Homeland Security's Ready campaign… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on September 6, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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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

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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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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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