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Midnight Welding Picks Up Slack That Imperils Shale Boom - Bloomberg


Midnight Welding Picks Up Slack That Imperils Shale Boom
Bloomberg
Wearing heavy protective clothing and visors on a humid spring evening, students practiced behind curtains in the booths. Ghostly blue light and sparks scattering on the floor were the only visible evidence of their work welding seams on metal sheets.

CWU accuses TSTT, OSH agency of collusion - Trinidad & Tobago Express


CWU accuses TSTT, OSH agency of collusion
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Julien said, in a telephone interview, “We believe there is an apparent collusion between OSH agency and TSTT not to have the protective clothing issued as agreed by the TSTT OSH Committee. That is because TSTT has hired a former labour inspectorate ...

Port truck drivers file complaint over working conditions - Long Beach Press-Telegram


Port truck drivers file complaint over working conditions
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Alleged violations at TTSI included a lack of dust control and personal protective equipment and unsanitary and inadequate restrooms and water supply in the truck yard. The company declined to comment Wednesday. “There is so much dust at the yard that ...

OSHA silica rule: just a few more months, maybe - Nwlaborpress


Nwlaborpress

OSHA silica rule: just a few more months, maybe
Nwlaborpress
States like California and New Jersey moved ahead with their own regulations, requiring employers to use water or ventilation to keep down the dust, or where that's not feasible, personal protective equipment like respirators to keep workers from ...

OSHA Proposes $51800 in Fines for New Wave Plastics for Alleged Serious ... - EHS Today


OSHA Proposes $51800 in Fines for New Wave Plastics for Alleged Serious ...
EHS Today
New Wave Plastics has been cited for 13 alleged safety violations after an OSHA inspector allegedly found a lack of training and personal protective equipment (PPE) at the Cleveland facility of the recycler and plastic products supplier. After ...

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Allstar Enviro Safety is proud to announce the launch of its own new web site

Allstar Enviro Safety is proud to announce the launch of its own new web site: safetymom.ca. The petroleum sector saw the requirement to shield the public as well as the natural environment from H2S emitions after several blowouts in the late-1970s and early 80's and created the H2S Alive course. In which a business was drilling a sour gas well which blew up, a notorious event was in central Alberta in 1982. Exactly the same firm had…

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Posted by Jason Smith on April 10, 2014 at 3:30am

The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder

The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder

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Posted by Niall O'Malley on April 8, 2014 at 1:30pm

ISQEM Incident Accident Investigation Course - Pass Results Announced

ISQEM are pleased to announce  a 100% pass rate for all the delegates that attended the “Incident Accident Investigation Course” held in London, UK, in March 2014…

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Posted by Wayne Harris on April 6, 2014 at 11:30pm

Driver Fatigue and Fatigue Management

Many of us are driving on the job with an overwhelming sense of being tired. It is a definite safety hazard made more acute when you consider how many jobs require several hours behind the wheel each week. The Conference Board of Canada states that the trucking industry moves 90% of all consumer products and food within Canada and 60 % of trade with the USA.…

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Posted by Chris on March 14, 2014 at 2:14pm

Keeping Gloves On

There's no reason for noncompliance when it comes to gloves. In this ISHN articlereasons workers tend to give for removing their gloves are discussed — as well as innovations which have stopped these excuses in their tracks.

Posted by Safety Community on March 12, 2014 at 3:38pm

Keystone Pipeline Intended To Be The “Safest Pipeline Ever”

The U.S. State Department's report on the Keystone XL pipeline indicates that it would be the safest pipeline ever built in the United States if TransCanada agreed to 59 additional safety and environmental protection conditions. TransCanada did agree to these additional safety conditions posed by the U.S. State Department, but how does the…

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Posted by Chris on February 18, 2014 at 12:04pm

Top 29 Catchy Safety Slogans

When it comes to getting staff to remember your important safety messages, using a safety slogan can be an effective way of getting the message through.



But not all safety slogans cut it.  A lot of them are quite bland and well, just not catchy.  Given that we're bombarded with around 3,000 messages a day, your safety slogan will become invisible and ineffective pretty quickly.



To ensure that your…

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Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 14, 2014 at 10:27pm

What's blocking your safety communication?

One of the major frustrations of being a safety leader is that it's often difficult to get your safety messages understood and acted upon correctly.

It can be very challenging when you have language and geography barriers, age differences and people just not listening because they suffer from the highly contagious "it won"t happen to me" bias or "I've heard this all before" contagion. 

Then, there is the issue of trying to get people to listen to what is said,…

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Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 14, 2014 at 10:05pm

The Future for the Safety Professional

In the Industrial age, factories in the western world broke down tasks into smaller tasks so that low paid, uneducated workers could follow simple instructions.

Compliant staff carried out mind-numblingly boring jobs and factory owners had what they wanted -  an obedient low-paid workforce.  Employees were effectively "cogs in a machine" as Seth Godin points out in the book …

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Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 2, 2014 at 9:45pm

Recommendations To Improve Safety Within Confined Spaces?

How can we keep confined space hazards top of mind in the workplace? There is no doubt that confined spaces are both a common occurance at a job site, and one where the potential for safety issues to develop are ripe. Do people understand what they need to do to ensure injury doesn’t happen?

One of the largest challenges when dealing with confined spaces is the infrequency of the situation--a worker may spend a full-day within the confined space and then not work again in this…

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Posted by Chris on January 27, 2014 at 12:30pm

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Safety Signage Makes Work Better All Around

Employee safety is a very important thing for every business. Without the laws that protect the employees, businesses would not work as smoothly as they do. The industrial revolution changed human…Continue

Tags: employee, workplace, technology, signage, safety

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Although the retail industry as a whole is substantial, the costs to protect a business from injury liability can make quite the dent in profit margins. On average, the costs of employee and customer…Continue

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Workplace Safety Signs 5 Replies

Workplace safety sign is one which gives a specific message to those who may be exposed to hazards in the work environment. It helps to avoided accident as well as other problems.…Continue

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What are the things which need to keep in mind while selecting and ordering safety products for commercial usage.  Definitely it is a long term investment and moreover safety of your staff depends…Continue

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OSHA Construction standards 1926.501(b)(1) “Unprotected sides and edges.” Each employee on a walking/working surface (horizontal and vertical surface) with an unprotected side or edge which is 6 feet…Continue

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Sinclair Refinery could face $201000 fine by OSHA - Casper Star-Tribune Online


Sinclair Refinery could face $201000 fine by OSHA
Casper Star-Tribune Online
State safety regulators are proposing a $201,000 fine against Sinclair Oil Corp. for violations stemming from a fire last September at the company's refinery in south-central Wyoming. No one was hurt in the fire, but the Wyoming Occupational Safety and ...
Wyoming OSHA proposes $210000 in fines for Sinclair Refinery
Industry opposes push to tighten oil field safety rules
Sinclair Refinery Is Fined Again

OSHA to cite Missoula roofing company for not reporting death on time - The Missoulian


OSHA to cite Missoula roofing company for not reporting death on time
The Missoulian
Funke said OSHA maintains a 24-hour hotline for reporting. “There is no excuse for not making the report,” he said. “Unfortunately, on average, I would say we have about two a year where this occurs.” Funke said the citation won't be made until OSHA ...

OSHA silica rule: just a few more months, maybe - Nwlaborpress


Nwlaborpress

OSHA silica rule: just a few more months, maybe
Nwlaborpress
An OSHA rule protecting workers exposed to silica dust may be nearing the finish line — after as much as 40 years of politically-motivated delay. Silica dust is an on-the-job hazard for over 2 million American workers, particularly construction and ...
OSHA forms alliance with Georgia organizations to reduce worker exposure to ...

OSHA Publishes Interim Final Rule For CFPA Whistleblower Claims - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)


OSHA Publishes Interim Final Rule For CFPA Whistleblower Claims
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Companies providing consumer finance products or services should review policies and training materials to ensure compliance. On April 3, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an interim final rule, effective that day, that ...
OSHA releases interim Dodd-Frank whistleblower regulations

OSHA Proposes $51800 in Fines for New Wave Plastics for Alleged Serious ... - EHS Today


OSHA Proposes $51800 in Fines for New Wave Plastics for Alleged Serious ...
EHS Today
New Wave Plastics has been cited for 13 alleged safety violations after an OSHA inspector allegedly found a lack of training and personal protective equipment (PPE) at the Cleveland facility of the recycler and plastic products supplier. After ...

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