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November 2009 Blog Posts (9)

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Day has more than double the number of home cooking fires than an average day according to the U.S. Fire Administration. In fact, each year more than 4,000 fires occur on Thanksgiving Day.



To help prevent home fires this Thanksgiving, the Red Cross suggests the following tips:

• Keep potholders and food wrappers at least three feet away from heat sources while cooking

• Wear tighter fitting clothing with shorter sleeves when cooking

• Make sure all stoves,… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on November 24, 2009 at 9:57am — No Comments

FAI Process Safety Newsletter

IN THIS NEWSLETTER:



• Evaluating Electrostatic Dust Hazards

•A Simple and Cost Effective Method for Determination of the

Self-accelerating Decomposition Temperature (SADT):

Part II - Solids or Viscous Liquids

•Copolymerization of Monomers with Different Copolymerization

Parameters

•FAI Supporting Education: Interview with David Mody, Queen’s University…



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Added by Ashley Swanson on November 24, 2009 at 8:57am — No Comments

Overland Solutions, Inc.

Safety Resources a division of Overland Solutions, Inc. is currently looking to add to their workforce. Below you will find a list of open positions and locations. If you are a Loss Control/Risk Management professional and you are currently in the job market or you know someone who is check us out online at www.olsi.net. You may apply directly online at www.olsi.net or send your resume to… Continue

Added by Sarah on November 17, 2009 at 11:52am — No Comments

Is Google Wave a flop?

Did any one of you figure out how Google Wave can be used as a learning tool in an organizational context? I welcome your experiences and opinions. For those who are interested to see our opinion, please click on http://blog.commlabindia.com/elearning/is-google-wave-a-flop

Added by Ayesha Habeeb Omer on November 17, 2009 at 7:03am — No Comments

Violence in the Workplace is Taking its Toll

These past few days have been horrific across the U.S. The stunning tragedy at Fort Hood claiming the lives of 13 people along with many injured, and then today’s workplace shooting in Orlando. All that seems to come to mind is, what is wrong with people today and why is it that signs of danger get ignored until it is too late?



In Fort Hood, Texas on Nov. 5 at 1:30 p.m. suspected shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, gunned down the very soldiers who he was there to… Continue

Added by SafetySkills on November 12, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Read the OSHA General Industry Standards Lately?

Out of curiosity I thought I'd review a few of the applicable OSHA General Industry Standards as they relate to combustible dust citations. This interest especially came about after the recent OSHA STATUS REPORT on the COMBUSTIBLE DUST NATIONAL EMPHASIS PROGRAM. In addition to General Duty Clause citations for combustible dust, facilities are also cited due to violations of the OSHA… Continue

Added by John Astad on November 7, 2009 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Fall (the season) hazards

One of the most overlooked (arguably) hazards for this time of year is frost. At least in the northern climate.

Strains and sprains contribute to many if not most claims on the worksite. frost on smooth surfaces can cause slipping and falls. Especially in the mornings when frost can be on most surfaces and workers can be the least attentive. They can be carrying in tools and equipment and are in a hurry to get set up and started. Slipping on ramps, floors, ladders, and other surfaces… Continue

Added by Bruce Bolduc CHSC, P.GSC on November 4, 2009 at 11:22am — 1 Comment

Com Dust Awareness power point/video

Anyone have or know where I can find an awareness powerpoint of less than 10 slides, preferrably one containing real-life explosions, for added effects?

Added by Carol D. Campbell on November 2, 2009 at 10:52am — No Comments

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