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December 2012 Blog Posts (12)

Forklift Checklist Templates

 

Most employees don't like to or forget to complete forklift inspection so having an easy to use forklift checklist template is important.  Using examples to develop your specific form can be an easy way to develop a quality form.  Below are some examples:

 

Forklift Safety Checklist By Lukman Nulhakiem As one of the lifting equipment in plant site, forklift should receive adequate attention especially about its safety.…

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Added by Joe Tavenner on December 31, 2012 at 7:05am — No Comments

OHS Leaders Summit in Queensland Australia 19-21 February 2013

 

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Added by Wayne Harris on December 30, 2012 at 9:11pm — No Comments

ISQEM Global Awards 2013 - Your chance to win a international award for your organization

Do you know an individual, company, or organization that has excelled or made outstanding accomplishments in the Safety, Quality or Environmental Fields? …

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Added by Wayne Harris on December 30, 2012 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Fume health and safety days raise awareness of the danger of industrial disease

From construction workers to factory employees and surveyors, many people come into contact with potentially harmful and hazardous materials and chemicals in their day to day role. Employers should always ensure that they have adequate health and safety procedures in place to protect employees from industrial diseases like asbestosis but unfortunately, risks are sometimes overlooked, and staff end up feeling the impact of their career decades into the future.

I recently read an…

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Added by John Carr on December 19, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Dexterity Is Prerequisite For Productivity

Want to know if the gloves you supply workers provide them enough dexterity to do their jobs? Take a walk through the plant. Workers with gloves that provide sufficient dexterity are likely wearing them and performing a variety of tasks—they’re productive and compliant. 



Individuals with hand protection that lacks dexterity have probably removed their gloves, preferring to work barehanded. These workers are not only non-compliant, but they expose…

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Added by Safety Community on December 18, 2012 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Vendors Promise Quality, How Can You Know They'll Deliver Quality?

Every label printer supplier will tell you that their product is the best, and of course they'll say it is better than all of the competitors.  So how can you tell which label printer is actually the best?

Start with the warranty.  Look for the duration of the warranty. The longer the warranty, the more confidence the manufacturer has in their product.  What does the warranty cover?  Are some parts or components excluded?  The more the warranty…

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Added by Steve Hudgik on December 18, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Only Use Pipe Markers That Come With A No Questions Asked Warranty

Having code compliant pipe markers is critical for safety and for avoiding OSHA citations. Whether you are a maintenance manager, building owner, safety supervisor or facility manager, ensuring that pipes, valves and flanges are properly marked with code compliant pipe markers is a necessity. You'll have both improved safety and increased productivity.

In general, the…

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Added by Steve Hudgik on December 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Merry Christmas and a happy new year to everyone

ISQEM would like to wish everyone a merry christmas and a happy new year. We hope you all have a safe time with your families and we look forward to meeting up withISQEMmembers in 2013…

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Added by Wayne Harris on December 12, 2012 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Anti slip tape to prevent accidents

Anti slip tapes are used to prevent accidents in industries and public buildings. As a matter of fact, anti slip tapes can be used not only in industries but also at various locations where there is a probability of a fall or slip. These tapes can be conveniently affixed at various…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on December 9, 2012 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Spill Kits - Types and Usage

Spill kits are handy kits for operators to clean up the spills. Spill kits are designed to absorb spill in an effective way. They will also include number of accessories to perform the job easily and efficiently. They…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on December 9, 2012 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Signs And Labels Help Prevent Fatal Accidents

Workplace accident prevention can be divided into two categories: those things the employer can do and those things the employees must do.

OSHA places the responsibility for employee safety squarely with the employer. It is the employer's responsibility to not only provide a safe workplace, but to also ensure their employees work and behave in a safe manner. Should someone be injured, the…

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Added by Steve Hudgik on December 5, 2012 at 9:26am — 1 Comment

The Use of Pipe Markers – Adhere To ANSI Regulations

Working in industrial settings such as factories can expose you to a lot of chemicals and pipes along with other hazardous fluids and gases. With this, you may face your days at work a little bit confused on the locations of pipes and what they contain. This is most especially if you have a huge staff and…

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Added by Tony Ferraro on December 3, 2012 at 6:25pm — No Comments

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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

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