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Added by Seth Newell on January 13, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Extend Your Marketing Reach, Add Logos To Your PPE



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Added by Seth Newell on January 13, 2011 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Construction Safety Update

Each week I publish an electronic weekly safety newsletter, the Construction Safety Update.  To view our most recent addtion, please follow this link; http://mim.io/ba298.  Please subscribe to the newsletter if you find the information relevent.  For the past 25 years I have worked in the field of safety and currently work as the Corporate Safety Director for a large contractor in Miami.

 

In addtion to the newsletter, I also have 3 safety…

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Added by David Wessin on January 13, 2011 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Soliciting members to Michigan Safety Conference Metal Fabricating Division

Good morning everyone,

 

We are looking for a few safety professionals that are interested in participating in the Michigan Safety Conference's Metal Fabricating Division, involvement will include once a quarter (minimum) conference calls, 1-2 face to face meetings per year and some action items to schedule to building towards the presenters, tabletop and/or floor exhibit, etc. as part of the Michigan Safety Conference each April.

 

The Metal Fabricating Division…

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Added by Byron J. Beattie on January 13, 2011 at 11:24am — No Comments

Combustible Dust Related Fires, "Nature of the Business"

 

Interesting news article where the fire chief conveys to the reporter following a combustible dust related fire that it is the nature of the business.

"One of the products they use is either shredded wood or saw dust," explained Bigrigg. "Part of the problem is the nature of the process that's there. It lends itself to having a fire to begin with. And it's not…

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Added by John Astad on January 12, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Guide to Selecting the Best Safety Vest

Guide to Selecting the Best Safety Vests

Here arethree main qualities and features to look for when selecting a…

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Added by Lauren Mabon on January 11, 2011 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Combustible Dust Related Fires: Incident Reporting

A major problem in the USA following combustible dust related fires in the manufacturing, non-manufacturing, and utility sectors is that these fires are not being properly reported in the  National Fire Incident Reporting System 5.0 (NFIRS). The primary issue in this voluntary reporting system is there are no data elements specifically identifying manufacturing process conditions (equipment) involved in ignition of combustible dust. If…

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Added by John Astad on January 9, 2011 at 11:06pm — 1 Comment

The upcoming 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire March 25, 1911

275 girls started to collect their belongings as they were leaving work at 4:45 PM on Saturday. Within twenty minutes some of girls' charred bodies were lined up along the East Side of Greene Street. Those girls who flung themselves from the ninth floor were merely covered with tarpaulins where they hit the concrete. The Bellevue morgue was overrun with bodies and a makeshift morgue was set up on the adjoining pier on the East River. Hundred's of parents and family members came to…

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Added by Kathy Louer on January 7, 2011 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Latest Newsletter Just Published

It's once again time for the quarterly vPSI newsletter. Articles in this issue:

  • What's Your Problem? Really, We Want to Know... How toimprove reporting of problems before they result in a loss.
  • What's It Worth?... The business…
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Added by Norman Ritchie on January 7, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

OSHA Declares Texting while driving a Workplace Hazard

Recently, there has been a large amount of public commentary regarding the dangers of distracted driving, including texting while driving.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which regulates workplace safety, has now officially declared texting while driving to be a workplace hazard and an OSHA violation.  In its recent open letter to employers, OSHA explained that:

It is [the employer’s] responsibility and legal obligation to…

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Added by Ken Oswald on January 6, 2011 at 11:34am — 10 Comments

New OSHA Revisions Mean Big Changes for Residential Construction

       This is big news!!! Posted on and made immediately effective December 16th, 2010 OSHA announced on their website a replacement for an older directive that allowed residential builders to bypass fall protection requirements. The original directive set in 1995 was intended only as a temporary policy that resulted from concerns regarding the feasibility of fall protection in the construction of residential… Continue

Added by HUGSAFETY on January 5, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Health Education Solutions “Asks the Experts” About Health Certification

 

Experts agree: Proper training is vital for individuals whose careers may require them to provide emergency care. As the leading provider of advanced cardiac life support…

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Added by Crystal Thomas on January 4, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

MCR Safety's Guide to Selecting the Best Safety Vests

Here are three main qualities and features to look for when selecting a safety vest:

  1. Ensure that the vest is ANSI/ISEA Certified: The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) oversees production of equipment for many industries in addition to

    backing/accrediting products. The…
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Added by Lauren Mabon on January 4, 2011 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Training Business in Recession: The Training Recession

Training Business in Recession; "The Training Recession"

Recession survival tips on how and why not to cut training.

By Don Fitchett







Recession survival tips for Manufacturing Industry:

About the methods for US Manufacturing Industry to adjust for the knowledge vacuum caused by retiring baby boomers with training, while dealing with tight training budgets during a recession.





This article is in… Continue

Added by don fitchett on January 3, 2011 at 10:26pm — No Comments

OSHA Requiring Workers in Oil Fields to Wear Flame Resistant Clothing

By Meron Berkson

CBS 7 News

mberkson@cbs7.com



Safety is an important factor when it comes to working in the oil fields.…



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Added by Safety Community on January 3, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

MCR Launches New Brand – What Do You think?



Six years ago Memphis Glove, Crew Glasses and River



City Garments united to form MCR Safety. Today, MCR Safety provides advanced



safety gear, but…

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Added by Lauren Mabon on January 3, 2011 at 2:42pm — No Comments

What Are the Different Types of Protective Gloves?

There are several different types of protective gloves that work to prevent injury to your hands. Depending upon the type of gloves you wear, you can be protected from chemicals, blood, cuts, burns and frostbite. They type of material the gloves are made from determines the hazards you are protected from.



When working with chemicals, there are several different types of protective gloves you can wear. These protective gloves may be made from rubber, neoprene, or vinyl. If working with… Continue

Added by hz on December 29, 2010 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

Safety Tips to start your New Year

Safety Tips to start your New Year.

With 2010 coming to a close and 2011 just around the corner, now is the time to begin thinking about your New Year's resolutions. Every year the New Year's bashes are becoming bigger and bigger. Organizers are innovating to the hilt to pull in the crowds. Amongst all the fun and noise it is important to ensure that the proceedings are engulfed in a net of safety. New Year’s Eve is a night that is ripe for the occurrence of any untoward event. It should… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on December 28, 2010 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Top 5 things to remember...to ensure a safe ride home for the holidays

It’s the two days before Christmas eve and all through the office, employees excited about the upcoming holiday. Everyone ready to head to their cars and home for the long holiday weekend! It’s exciting…family, friends, gifts, last minute shopping, long weekend, too much food, too much drink, too much snow shoveling and more!



There is a lot to look forward to but you won’t be able to enjoy any of it if you don’t get home safe.



With sugar plumps dancing in your head It’s… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on December 22, 2010 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Road Closure Signs

Can anyone help me determine what is needed (signs, barricades, flagger, etc) for a temporary road lane closure? We are demolishing a 5-story building which is approximately 8 feet from the road - fence, grass, sidewalk in between. The road is a two-lane, two-direction city/residential road with an additional parking lane on the side where the building is located.

The concern is that bricks from the front of the building may land on cars as they drive by. Previous contractors had…

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Added by Dave Skaggs on December 16, 2010 at 10:57am — 1 Comment

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Python Condition Objects Tutorial in 2018 1 Reply

If you have knowledge of other programming languages, then you would know the importance of conditional statements. Conditional statements are required for taking decisions. Whenever we operate the…Continue

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Power BI Visualization Types

Visualizations in Power BI displays the visual insights from a data. In power bi service a visual can be pinned from reports to create dashboards. Visuals are used in reports.List of visualizations…Continue

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Automation Anywhere. How do I pick a value from dropdown 1 Reply

Automation Anywhere. How do I pick a value from dropdown. I tried 'set text' from a copied variable. Its very slow, and also doesnt…Continue

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Started by emmablisa. Last reply by venkatesh Mar 29.

Agile overcome common software security challenges

Paradoxically, security is a negative goal. To secure something, you must understand how insecure it is. Start by trying to break it or by figuring out how other people might break it. The same is…Continue

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