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November 2008 Blog Posts (7)

Survey Finds High Rate of PPE Non-Compliance

According to a new survey released today by Kimberly-Clark Professional, 89 percent of safety professionals polled at the 2008 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress have observed workers failing to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when they should have been.



"We find it disheartening that people continue to put themselves at risk by failing to wear PPE when undertaking hazardous tasks," said Randy Kates, general manager of the safety business for Kimberly-Clark Professional.… Continue

Added by Safety Training International on November 23, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Benefits of Online Training for Businesses

Comprehensively training your employees gives your company an edge in today’s competitive market. Online training and e-learning are providing more and more companies with the opportunity to train their employees more effectively and efficiently. Online training allows companies to thoroughly train their employees in engaging and interactive manner, and elearning provides the flexibility that is needed in today’s rapidly growing… Continue

Added by Safety Training International on November 22, 2008 at 8:37am — No Comments

How Workplace Safety Applies to Every Business

Any good business knows how to make money. But any good employer knows the important role employees play in their business. They perfectly understand that one of their top priorities is keeping their workplace safe for their employees. After all, there’s nothing like taking a huge blow when one or more of their employees get literally hurt.



Whether your business is a construction company, a hospital, or a law firm, part of your management responsibility is providing a safe and… Continue

Added by Safety Training International on November 22, 2008 at 8:31am — No Comments

Games that educate while they entertain

We all know cut protection is important - or there wouldn't be so many hand and finger injuries. But how do we get employees to wear gloves? Heck, often I can't even get my husband to wear gloves when he's working with wood and power tools. It's so frustrating! He knows he should but on some level he still feels it's "easier" not to. I'm working on him.



In the meantime, here's a fun game designed by Ansell to educate people on why wearing… Continue

Added by Lara Kretler on November 19, 2008 at 10:06am — No Comments

Ansell Knitted Gloves & Sleeves

Ansell provides several designs of Knitted Products that protect you from as little as dirty hands to a high level of cut resistance in Kevlar, Spectra, Dyneema, etc. I would love to help you find the correct hand & forearm protection. If you have questions or inquiries, let me help you...I look forward to hearing from you. D'Lynn

Added by D'Lynn on November 14, 2008 at 11:13am — No Comments

Downsizing and Layoffs

I have been downsized from my position as an executive assistant at Vanguard Safety Co. If anyone knows of any openings anywhere please let me know.

Thanks,

Missy Stewart

Added by Missy Stewart on November 5, 2008 at 12:13pm — 3 Comments

Alcohol Disguised as Energy Drinks may put Employees at Risk!

ENERGY DRINKS MAY CONTAIN ALCOHOL.pdfAlcohol In Energy Drinks (2).pptYour employees may be putting themselves and/or others at risk by unknowingly consuming alcohol… Continue

Added by Matt Blake on November 5, 2008 at 11:34am — No Comments

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Establishing Quality Systems is one of the central aspects of a medical device and/or pharmaceutical organization. Establishment of Quality Systems is also a regulatory requirement, as set out by the FDA and the ISO.The process of establishment of Quality Systems for FDA-regulated medical devices industries is set out in 21 CFR Part 820. Further, the ISO has its standard for how to establish Quality Systems in medical devices industries –the ISO 13485 standard –which has to be implemented as…See More
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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 includes some pneumatic components and some heated plates inside a small guard system.  We include emergency stops on the machine and if they are actuated it removes all electric current and dumps all air pressure from the machine.  We have several electrically interlocked doors that can be opened to…See More
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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

Tags: electric, osha, air, door, interlocked

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OSHA 500 and 510 9 Replies

Hey Guys,How many of you have taken the 510 and 500 OSHA Trainer course? I am thinking about taking these 2 classes and become an OSHA trainer for my company. What are your guys thoughts on the…Continue

Started by Alfred Good. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

OSHA Training, Standards & Best Practices 3 Replies

Get trained on OSHA regulations affecting your industry through online webinars, learn the best practices, and download quality standards, checklists and news articles. Listen to experts on best…Continue

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FORKLIFT TRAINING CLASSES 21 Replies

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Our Safety in Their Hands 16 Replies

This thought provoking workplace safety infographic features the top 5 organizations that have made the biggest impact on occupational health and safety. It features the U.S governments OSHA,…Continue

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