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UST Questions Answered: What is Spill Protection?

Employees in labor industries who are required to undergo underground storage tank (UST) training need to understand the key points in the training courses related to tank spill protection. 



Employees who operate tank equipment or perform environmental testing…

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Added by Jam Blanco on January 18, 2018 at 11:19am — No Comments

Pregnant Workers and Chemical Risk

It is very hazardous for pregnant women to be exposed to chemical factors while working. Let's take a look at some of the hazards that chemical exposure has for a pregnant woman and ways they can try to avoid it.

 

Exposures to some chemical hazards have…

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Added by Jam Blanco on January 16, 2018 at 10:47am — 1 Comment

Workplace Violence: Work Related Homicides

Work violence risks exist in virtually every workplace for a variety of reasons. They occur as employee to employee threats, physical attacks, verbal assaults, threats of physical abuse and homicide. In the U.S., two million employees each year experience some form of work…

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Added by Jam Blanco on January 15, 2018 at 11:58am — No Comments

OSHA Standards for Tower Cranes

One of the major safety concerns for construction managers is compliance with OSHA standards for tower cranes. These types of cranes are used mainly in the construction of tall buildings. However, they can also be used short term for construction of pollution control equipment in industrial…

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Added by Jam Blanco on December 29, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

Dangers in Misused Electrical Equipment

Electrical hazards are dangerous in nature, but are also incredibly simple to avoid as long as proper guidelines and practices are being observed in the workplace. Today, we’ll revisit why electrocution remains a red flag for many companies, and how misused electrical…

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Added by Jam Blanco on December 28, 2017 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

MSHA Dam Safety Program

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), a division of the U.S. Dept. of Labor, provides a complete listing of hazard classifications for dams.

 

These include:

  • Low Hazard Potential
  • High Hazard Potential
  • Significant Hazard…
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Added by Jam Blanco on December 6, 2017 at 9:34am — No Comments

Corrosion-Related Injuries

Petroleum refining is a high hazard industry posing a number of risks to workers. Corrosion of containers and equipment can cause accidents and leaks. Some industrial substances employees might use can cause irreversible skin damage. A little knowledge and preparation can go a long way to preventing…

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Added by Jam Blanco on November 2, 2017 at 4:25am — No Comments

Hazardous Waste Dangers

Every day, we use chemicals all around us and more than 70,000 chemicals are used regularly worldwide. Whether they are synthetic, man-made or natural, when used and disposed of properly, they are able to enhance the quality of life. However when they are improperly used and disposed of,…

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Added by Jam Blanco on August 13, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments

Respiratory Protection Equipment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) require workers to be free from any hazardous atmospheres. Respirators provide the protection against toxic substances in the workplace by reducing or eliminating them. OSHA’s Respirator Standard (29 CFR 1910.134) has “requirements for program administration, work site-specific procedures, respirator selection, employee training, fit…

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Added by Jam Blanco on July 25, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Prepare for Hazardous Waste Hazards

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Workers dealing with hazardous waste and substances have the right to a safe workplace. The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency…

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Added by Jam Blanco on July 11, 2014 at 7:02am — No Comments

Forklift Workers Safety Practices

There is an estimate of 175,000 employees work in over 7,000 warehouses across the nation. Warehouse operations provide many risks and hazards for workers. One of which is the forklift. In the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most common citations for warehousing establishment, the forklift is at number…

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Added by Jam Blanco on July 7, 2014 at 5:11am — No Comments

Is Your Facility Compliant with OSHA Standards?

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 introduced the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in order to “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.”

OSHA aims to implement these standards by conducting audits all over the country. OSHA compliance officers inspect a company without notice, to check its…

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Added by Jam Blanco on June 19, 2014 at 6:11am — No Comments

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Do you wish to learn forklift driving? A forklift is a type of industrial vehicle that firstly lift the material and then transport it. The forklift machine is capable of lifting heavy loads by…Continue

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