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Eye Safety









Each day about 2000 U.S. workers have a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. About one third of the injuries are treated in hospital emergency departments and more than 100 of these injuries result in one or more days of lost work. The majority of these injuries result from small particles or objects striking or abrading the eye. Examples include metal slivers, wood chips, dust, and cement chips that… Continue

Added by George Wilson Bowskill on September 3, 2009 at 12:21am — No Comments

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House and Senate Committee Hearings Focus on Workplace Safety Issues

Posted on April 28, 2009 by Jay Sumner







On April 28, both the House and Senate conducted hearings to address the adequacy of employer incentives for maintaining safe workplaces and penalties for violating Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) laws. Lawmakers in both chambers stressed the need for… Continue

Added by George Wilson Bowskill on September 2, 2009 at 1:57am — No Comments

WALK DON'T RUN

There is an old saying, that goes" ITS BETTER TO BE 5 MINUTES LATE IN THIS WORLD THAN 5 YEARS EARLY IN THE NEXT"

Please read the following story, and think about it the next time your late for work or just a meeting.

From our Bizarre Accident File: A trip-and-fall incident proved fatal at a glass manufacturing plant in Tumwater, WA.

A worker aged, 23, tripped while he was rushing up stairs at the Cardinal Coated Glass plant.

His neck hit the edge of a pane of glass… Continue

Added by George Wilson Bowskill on August 31, 2009 at 1:05am — 3 Comments

General points of machine Guarding

Many builders of todays single purpose machines provide point of operation and power transmission guards as standard on their machines.

Manufacturers built in safeguards offer two main advantages, firstly they usually conform to the design and the function of the machine, and secondly they can be designed in a way to add strength to the machine and in many cases add to the functionality of the machine.

However not all machines still in use today have the manufacturers built in… Continue

Added by George Wilson Bowskill on August 27, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

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