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By Ronnie Rittenberry
We knew before Monday, April 5, that mining is a dangerous business. The blast that day that killed at least 25 miners at the Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia was a woeful reminder. Meanwhile, as the investigation into what happened was just getting started in earnest, the owner of the UBB mine, Massey Energy Co., on Thursday defended its…Continue
Added by Jerry Laws on April 13, 2010 at 10:02am — No Comments
1. Develop and implement a written respiratory protection program with required worksite-specific procedures and…Continue
Added by Christie Mendola on April 9, 2010 at 1:48pm — No Comments
How do you control and maintain a demanding need for parking in a limited amount of parking space? Well parking permits – of course. Parking permits are used primarily for keeping out of your parking areas unwanted or unauthorized vehicles. So why not take them to the ‘next level’ and regulate the flow of authorized vehicles in your lot(s).…
Added by Renee Hioki on April 7, 2010 at 5:28pm — No Comments
To get started, consider looking at…Continue
Added by Christie Mendola on April 6, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The 6.9 earthquake this Sunday reminded us of the need for a solid evacuation plan. I live in an area that rarely feels an earthquake (I think there was a 3.0 when I was in seventh grade) so I’m no expert on earthquake protocol. What I can tell you about is how important it is to have a safe evacuation assembly area for your employees/residents/visitors. The earthquake in Mexico-southern California occurred on Easter Sunday saving most business from being affected…
Added by Michelle Sears on April 5, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Added by John Astad on April 3, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments
That’s what a mid/small business in Delaware City Delaware thought…until they were cited for 27 alleged serious workplace safety violations with
proposed penalties totaling $133,500!!
Can you afford that? I don’t know many businesses that can. Think your business is too small for OSHA? Wrong again, OSHA is looking for anyone and everyone, and is well aware that small businesses are more
susceptible to violations than anyone. When the…
Added by Richard Mariano on April 2, 2010 at 9:14am — No Comments
If you have read my past blog posts, most of you are now familiar with th e basics of pipe and valve safety – such as where to mark a pipe, what color marker to use depending on the pipe’s contents, pipe marker sizes and types, valve markers, etc.
But, another important part of pipe and…Continue
Added by Christie Mendola on April 1, 2010 at 3:01pm — No Comments
Latest Blog Entry:
By Jerry Laws
Now that an initiative to legalize and tax marijuana has been certified for the state's Nov. 2 ballot, the debate has begun about what a yes vote by California voters would mean, aside from $1 billion in new tax revenue. …
Added by John Astad on March 31, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments
Added by Michelle Sears on March 30, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Professional thieves are interested in the re-sale value of property ONLY and anything that is labeled with a property id label is considered “branded”. Thieves will avoid taking anything that has a tracking label on it because it will not be accepted at pawn shops or even on the streets – it’s ‘hot’ or ‘stolen’ and is rendered useless.…Continue
Added by Renee Hioki on March 30, 2010 at 3:50pm — No Comments
How long do your traffic and parking signs last? a couple years before you start to notice weather damage and graffiti?…if you’re lucky. Wouldn’t it be nice if the lasted forever
and you never had to replace them?!?!
This is 100% possible and it’s all about the sign’s topcoat.
All traffic and parking signs from all manufacturers are basically made from the same materials -…Continue
Added by Richard Mariano on March 30, 2010 at 3:06pm — No Comments
Before mailing something that is valuable or sensitive be sure to secure the package prior to sending it. Often businesses forget how many hands a package may go through before reaching its final
destination. Ensure the security of these important items by taking the
proper measures to protect them.
Simple and economical steps can be taken that will help against outside intruders trying to view or steal the contents in the package. Use Tamper Evident Tape’s to…Continue
Added by Jessica McCann on March 30, 2010 at 12:14pm — No Comments
Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, TN has a new policy for their employment process.
According to the Hospital's website,
“To further our mission of building healthier communities, effective February, 1, 2010, Memorial Health Care System will no longer hire individuals who use tobacco or nicotine products in
any form. Memorial Health Care System and its affiliates…
Added by Tara Binkoski on March 30, 2010 at 12:07pm — No Comments