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New Motorized Clean Linen Wire Cart eliminates strains and pains from pushing heavy clean linen and supply carts in hospitals, hotels, resorts, and casinos.

DJ Products, Inc. of Minneapolis has introduced a

motorized clean linen wire cart that transports clean linens used for housekeeping in the hospital and hospitality industry. The

Motorized Linen Cart eliminates the manual pushing of heavy clean linen carts, especially where carpeting makes them difficult to push. The… Continue

Added by Amanda on April 22, 2009 at 2:58pm — No Comments

New Waste Container Puller eliminates costly worker's compensation claims

DJ Product’s WasteCaddyLite

waste container puller is specifically designed to pull heavy waste containers to pick up or processing locations and it significantly decreases the risk of injury to employees or property managers. Pushing heavy containers is a high risk activity for property managers and often requires several employees working together to get waste or recycling containers from one point to another. DJ… Continue

Added by Amanda on April 22, 2009 at 2:55pm — No Comments

New CartCaddyHD Chain Drive Cart Mover pulls and pushes loads up to 50,000 lbs.

DJProducts, Inc. is the world leader in providing

battery-powered carts and cart movers to the manufacturing, hospital, and retail industries. They provide solutions that eliminate the pains and strains associated with manually pushing

heavy carts and wheeled equipment, or are less costly, smaller, and more maneuverable then… Continue

Added by Amanda on April 22, 2009 at 2:52pm — No Comments

JPMF Sponsorship Opportunities

Whether you'd like to be involved in a Calgary Stampede BBQ, a charity golf tournament or a workplace safety video, the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund has several sponsorship opportunities available for upcoming events and projects.



Click the following links to find out more about how you can get involved:



- JPMF Calgary Stampede BBQ, July 4th



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Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on April 22, 2009 at 11:58am — No Comments

"There Should Be A Law Against That."

I'm new at this so, I can't say that I've looked at enough of the messages, blogs and so on to have seen my topic yet. However, I would like to comment on Commuting to and from Work. I'm sure you all have heard the phrase, "there should be a law against that." We allow children and adults to stand on the sidewalk at busy intersections, with signs begging your attention at a time and place that is proven to be the leading cause of motor vehicle accidents. "Intersections" This bewilders me!

Added by STEPHEN D. AMBERS, RSO on April 20, 2009 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Forklift Traffic Control System

I understand that safeguarding our employees is a priority. It’s easy to see that our commitment to the safety and health of workforce remains a fundamental requirement everywhere they work. Our company understands that safety does not just happen; it requires commitment by everyone, from the production line to upper management.



We have had several near-misses with forklifts in our warehouses over the last several years. Last year we started using a Collision Avoidance Signal System… Continue

Added by Nathan Krause on April 15, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Back into the Job Hunt

I’m looking to get out of the wind industry and back home to AZ for a more stable life. I have traveled for work for the past two years and it has been a fantastic experience. I have met and seen some great things and I cannot tell you how much it has humbled me to inject myself with so many cultures. Now its time for me to get back home. I am currently looking for work in AZ or Southern California anywhere in the Safety Fields. Please feel free to contact me if you have any information on Jobs… Continue

Added by Jon Cordoba on April 15, 2009 at 8:57am — No Comments

OSHA Compliance products

Our Founder was a small business person who learned the hard way! He thought he had a safe work place. He thought his kitchen was compliant with all notices and safety products for his employees. But after a work place accident he discovered that postings needed updating and electrical equipment needed Lockout/Tagout signage. After receiving his fines he simply asked "where is the store with all the OSHA compliance products I need" and the inspector told him there wasn't one! So he made a… Continue

Added by Jim Barker on April 14, 2009 at 6:31pm — 1 Comment

Tiger Tacos Thunder Down Under

Came here to chat and aint nobody home (boo-hoo) so I figured I'd try out this blogging app ... I'd love to see a "group" where I can toss out my taco for group chewing and all that jazz; not like I'm all that interested in selling tacos or getting approval, but it's interesting to hear professionals thoughts and this is an interactive site (vs. some where you get looked at like selling scum).…

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Added by Chris Miller on April 9, 2009 at 1:51pm — 3 Comments

JPMF Chair Maryanne Pope making news



JPMF Chair Maryanne Pope made news over the weekend. She was interviewed for stories in the Globe & Mail and the Red Deer Advocate newspapers.



Click here to read the story in the Advocate and here to see the Globe…

Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on April 6, 2009 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Suiting Up for an Acid bath

The next step was to remove the top portion of the containment to facilitate rinsing down the hoppers. Notice the man lift has also been covered in plastic and the operator is fully protected.

We had successfully contained a large amount of off gas in our improvised containment. Had the gas escaped it would have attacked all of the metal objects inside of the shop. The trapped gas was slowly vented to the out… Continue

Added by Troy Taylor on April 3, 2009 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

Fire Fighting System for Cotton Ginning & Pressing Factories not too large

Can you suggest good efficient fire fighting system for cotton ginning pressing medeum scale factories?I

Added by Harkant Dave on April 3, 2009 at 11:17am — No Comments

Give Gift Cards and Give Your Employees a Swift Kick In the Pants, Too

Recently, a company who uses our programs referred us to another company who was trying to curb recordables. "Your program sounds amazing - we'll kick off the program next month!" they said.



Wow. Either our programs really are that easy...or maybe the company's management really doesn't care and just needs a program to fall within guidelines. I kept waiting for them to call and ask questions about our programs...surely they wouldn't buy a heavy piece of equipment without talking to… Continue

Added by Vicki Johnson on April 2, 2009 at 6:08pm — 1 Comment

Moving Matter - Live @ Grenada Theater Dallas Texas March 2009

Paste this link into browser:

http://www.archive.org/details/MM2009-03-20.aud-sbd-mix Free live streaming show, and downloadable files.... This is my band Moving Matter.... Who said safety has no place for music? Just keep the volume low! I'm the drummer in case you didn't notice! Happy Q2 and Spring 2009! Here's the link again, for some reason this software doesn't hyperlink it! http://www.archive.org/details/MM2009-03-20.aud-sbd-mix> …

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Added by Dan McGreevy on April 1, 2009 at 11:34am — No Comments

Dust Explosions and Corporate Homicide Prosecutions

A very informative article by Cesar de Castro was recently posted in the New York Law Journal, "Sorting Out the Law on Homicide Prosecutions Against Corporations." which addresses issues concerning corporate homicide prosecution such as workplace fatalities arising from dust explosions. The article mentioned the People v. Warner-Lambertt case where in 1976 a dust explosion at the American Chicle plant in Queens, New York, killed six people and injured 55.



Magnesium stearate (MS) was… Continue

Added by John Astad on March 28, 2009 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Introduction to the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund

Constable John Petropoulos, a police officer with the Calgary Police Service in Canada, passed away on September 29, 2000 at the age of 32. John passed away in the line of duty while investigating a break & enter complaint. He died from brain injuries sustained after falling through a false ceiling, as there was no safety railing to warn him of the danger. After his death, several of John’s… Continue

Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on March 26, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Current Openings?

I am currently looking for a health and safety position. My last job I left because of a lack of work due to the economic downturn. I have over 16 years of experience in the safety field. I have experience in multiple disciplines. general industry, construction and industrial hygiene. I have my CSP. I live in Indianapolis, IN. I want to stay located here. I am willing to travel state wide, nationally, and internationally. I am looking for a Safety Manager/Director position. Also regional or… Continue

Added by Gregory A. Dewey on March 26, 2009 at 12:06pm — No Comments

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Added by Mark Catlin on March 19, 2009 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Proforma Safety Launches Blog

I've recently launched a blog for my client, Proforma Safety, building on our three-year Safety Moments e-newsletter that we distribute to clients worldwide. Whereas in the past we archived e-newsletter issues on our website -- where they were seldom accessed after publication -- we now can publish more frequently, and in a more readable and engaging format.



The blog offers information of interest to safety professionals working in the oil and gas, petrochemical, transportation and… Continue

Added by Tricia Morley on March 18, 2009 at 1:41pm — 2 Comments

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Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, NIR or NIRS, is considered a superior method assay to traditional ones, which are destructive and also reduce the number of doses for sale. It overcomes these drawbacks by being both rapid and nondestructive, which helps it respond to the pressures in the pharma industry for generating more and more data, which leads to more assays that bring these inevitable downsides.In being responsive to the physical and chemical environment of…See More
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Workplace safety for workers other than your own 1 Reply

Do your workplace/traffic safety plans include safety measures for workers who are not your own employees? Do they take into account the safety of those who will be - or could be - at your workplace,…Continue

Tags: emt, paramedics, emergency, occupational, health

Started by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund. Last reply by Jen McDade yesterday.

What % of Dollars should be bugeted for All Safety Training for a "Heavy Equipment Road Construction" company with 100 employees? 1 Reply

I have been at a Highway and Road Construction company for six months. I am developing a (first) complete training program. I am the 1st full time safety hire for this company. I need to develop a…Continue

Started by JTurpening. Last reply by Jen McDade on Tuesday.

Technology and Safety 1 Reply

What are the most useful tools to have at your fingertips? -Toolbox Talks-JSA-JHA-Daily Reports, etc. What is falling through the cracks that could be an easy fix? Safety Managers, Coordinators and…Continue

Tags: safety

Started by Drew stone. Last reply by Jen McDade Feb 15.

Important of Warning sign 1 Reply

Warning sign is a type of traffic sign that guide a hazard ahead on the road. Having proper warning sign on the road provide a healthy environment.Continue

Tags: Signs, Workplace, Safety, Sign, Warning

Started by healthandsafetysigns. Last reply by Jen McDade Jan 14.

Workers paticipation in safety management 2 Replies

Workers paticipation in safety management is the aspect which is required to be implemented in the OHSAS 18001 2007 version. , I invite our experience community members to share their views on the…Continue

Tags: management, safety, in, paticipation, Workers

Started by SafetyRaja. Last reply by Tara safe Dec 27, 2018.

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