As a society we make different choices or judgment calls on a daily basis, and we often use our discretionary ability to help us make the most acceptable and prudent choice. For example, many people choose to utilize the assistance of a safety helmet when operating a bicycle. We do not choose to use a safety helmet because it makes us look more stylish or because it adds to the comfort of the ride, instead we mainly choose to wear safety helmets to enhance safety. This is a reasonable choice…Continue
Added by Tony Ferraro on November 10, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Workers in a variety of fields can be at risk for electrocution and should use proper equipment and necessary steps to prevent electrical shock. Through proper care and usage of rubber insulated gloves, workers can prevent against shock and get hours of comfortable wear out of their gloves.
To read more about the risks and solutions of electrical shocks, visit the…Continue
Added by Safety Community on November 7, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Written by: Wayne J. Harris – International Health and Safety Practitioner
Now let’s imagine that you have managed to convince the CEO of the business to invest time and money in developing and implementing a new safety management system. You have trained everyone from the top management down in their…
Added by Wayne Harris on November 5, 2013 at 9:12pm — No Comments
August 22, 2013, Iselin, NJ, - Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announced that the ballots are cast and the results tallied with Ansell HyFlex 11-518 gloves declared the winner in the…Continue
Added by Safety Community on November 4, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Vending machines have been making their way into manufacturing plants to reduce and manage inventory costs, provide appropriate supplies to workers in a timely manner, track usage of equipment and ensure the availability of supplies.
Learn how a vending machine can increase a company’s productivity and save money in the full article in ISHN.…
Added by Safety Community on October 31, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
By: Wayne J. Harris – International Health and Safety Practitioner
How often do we see people walk by unsafe acts or conditions without saying a word? Well it might be more prevalent than you imagine.
People will always have different attitudes towards safety and…
Added by Wayne Harris on October 31, 2013 at 8:05am — No Comments
July 24, 2013, Iselin, NJ, - Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, added 10 popular HyFlex® and PowerFlex® styles to its work glove vending program which is fully integrated with Ansell Guardian, the company’s solutions-based…Continue
Added by Safety Community on October 28, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
New technology allows workers to protect their hands from oily substances they are exposed to at work to prevent dermatitis, allergies and other skin conditions, while also preventing cuts. At the same time, workers can maintain a firm grip while applying less force.
To read more, visit the full article in…
Added by Safety Community on October 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Safety sleeve offers cut protection and abrasion resistance with longer wear
July 16, 2013, Iselin, NJ, - Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces the introduction of the HyFlex 11-200 HI-VIZ sleeve, combining exceptional comfort with ANSI level 3 cut performance and ANSI level 2 abrasion resistance for greater safety. The product’s highly visible fluorescent yellow color also helps keep workers safe in environments with…Continue
Added by Safety Community on October 21, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Perspiration has become a problem in professions that wear gloves. It can cause workers to lose their grip or expose their hands to chemicals through taking them off. Ansell has developed new technology that features a two layered coating construction to manage perspiration.
To learn more about perspiration, associated problems and Ansell’s solution, read the full…Continue
Added by Safety Community on October 17, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
September 19, 2013, Iselin, NJ, - Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces a variety of new products in the Touch N Tuff product line: the Touch N Tuff 73-500 Sterile Sensitive Neoprene Gloves and Touch N Tuff 73-300 Clean Sensitive Neoprene…Continue
Added by Safety Community on October 14, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
ISQEM have agreed to share one of their course hand-outs "Safety Management Acronyms" which contains a list of internationally used safety management and accident /incident acronyms.
This document will…Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on October 6, 2013 at 9:20pm — No Comments
Added by Wayne Harris on September 27, 2013 at 10:05pm — No Comments
Work Safe Alberta is re-introducing its safety awards program for Alberta-based companies. Upon hearing this news we at Workforce Compliance Safety were interested to get an update on what other Canadian safety awards are accepting nominations for 2013 & 2014. Some time spent on Internet research and here we are, a list of Canadian safety awards for your reference.
Clicks the links below. Some of these awards…Continue
UAE is one of the most fast developing Country in the Middle East. rich in its wealth and cultural background.
The country is under construction and keep developing in many industrial activities, saying this raise the need of proper safety measures in all that is done in the…Continue
Added by VALENTINE JOHNSONS on September 18, 2013 at 2:50am — No Comments
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently launched ChemView, a web-based tool designed to improve chemical management and act as a chemical safety database. Here are three highlights of the newly unveiled database.
Easy to access and navigate
ChemView is web-based, making access to chemical information fast and simple. In addition to being internet accessible, ChemView is user-friendly, allowing for searches based on chemical name or Chemical Abstracts…Continue
Added by Bethany Carpenter on September 17, 2013 at 7:03pm — No Comments
Take a look and let me know what you think! Also, you can share the infographic on your own site for free, as there is a simple embed code at the bottom of the graphic. Feel free to share it by using this link.
We recently published this infographic on our site and it…Continue
Added by John Kendall on September 17, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments
Easy Safety School is proud to announce that we now offer the 10-hour construction safety certification course in Spanish. This course serves as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. For more information please visit our …Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on September 9, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Just wanted to share a safety infographic I recently made - skylight safety infographic. If you would like a copy feel free to download it at http://theoshablog.com
Added by Joe Tavenner on August 31, 2013 at 11:54am — No Comments
At this point in time, Mike will be leaving the company soon and we are phasing out the platforms he has used for so long to represent the firm in his writings and musings.
In lieue of Mike continuing to write or build out his profile on safetycommunity, I would like to introduce myself. On behalf of Creative Safety Supply based in Portland, OR, I strive to provide helpful information to create safer and more efficient industrial work environments. My knowledge base focuses primarily…Continue
Added by Tony Ferraro on August 28, 2013 at 10:03pm — No Comments