Added by Ken Oswald on May 17, 2013 at 5:53pm — No Comments
to day in Guam its hotter then past years , its the kind of heat that we can't stand out side . any tips for experience ?
Anyone interested in exchanging blog posts? Looking to create relationships with other safety niche bloggers. Message me if your interested.
Added by Mike Wilson on May 6, 2013 at 10:57pm — No Comments
ISQEM would like to invite people to submit papers for publishing on their website http://www.isqem.com If you have any interesting OHS, quality or environmental papers or PowerPoint presentations that you would like to share with other people around the world, then this is your chance. We will acknowledge you as the contributor / writer so that you gain full recognition.
Added by Wayne Harris on April 30, 2013 at 10:29pm — No Comments
Download for free our new Arc Flash Infographic. Post it on your blog, website, or just print it and hang it within your facility. Click the image below for our free download!…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on April 24, 2013 at 10:01pm — No Comments
Appraisals are annual events in any organization. For the HR professional, it is a challenge to make the right appraisal of any candidate. A positive appraisal, which results in a good pay hike, will surely be welcome by the employee receiving it, but is envied or even contested by other employees who are not on the same level, giving way to ill feeling and perhaps even sabre rattling.…Continue
Added by Russel Stuart on April 22, 2013 at 1:27am — No Comments
Recent years have seen the business environment become very competitive. This, coupled with recent economic upheavals, means that most businesses face challenges of their lifetime. Therefore, it is paramount for such outfits to create survival methods, and increase security and efficiency in their premises.
One of the best ways of enhancing efficient operation in the warehouse is proper floor marking, popularly known…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on April 21, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments
The term lockout tagout or LOTO is often used within a research or industry setting and refers to the safety practice of shutting off dangerous equipment that may emit hazardous energy and not allowing it to be turned on or put into use again until after it has been properly serviced or maintained by trained personnel. According to OSHA, hazardous energy sources include mechanical, electrical,…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on April 21, 2013 at 3:41pm — No Comments
One truly fundamental component of warehouse and industrial safety is the usage of safety signs. Safety signs can be found virtually everywhere from your local grocery store to a high-end mall department store all the way to a large warehouse facility. Continue Reading
Added by Mike Wilson on April 21, 2013 at 3:38pm — No Comments
It's key for businesses—and managers of those businesses—to put measures in place to protect workers in the event of dangerous falls on the job. Since there are many different types of fall protection products, you may have questions about which ones to use or how to use them correctly. Here are some answers to common questions about protective products such as body belts, safety harnesses, carabiners, shock…Continue
Added by Maree Kyle on April 15, 2013 at 11:01am — No Comments
no txt yl u drive! :(
by Ken Oswald
Let's say next weekend you pack up the family and head out on a 1,000-mile road trip. On the way, you take a nap for say 700 of those miles...at the wheel!
What? No self-respecting parent would risk his or her family's safety that way! The sad truth is, drivers all over the states and the world send text messages at the wheel every day, taking their eyes off the road for around 75 percent of the time while doing…
Added by Ken Oswald on April 12, 2013 at 6:44pm — No Comments
A Safe Workplace Doesn't Just "Happen"
We may not have control over so-called "Acts of God," but we can determine if there's a plan for employee safety in the event of one. Likewise, all the proper equipment maintenance in the world might not prevent a lemon from breaking down and throwing a rod, but proper employee training and…
Added by Maree Kyle on April 9, 2013 at 11:33am — No Comments
We are looking for partners to make a commitment to safety by joining our Wolf Pack. By joining the pack, you are committing to the safety and well being of first responders and your own workforce.
WHY A WOLF PACK?
The wolf is the symbol of the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund (JPMF) because it stands for leadership, loyalty and a strong sense of family. These traits are important when it comes to workplace…Continue
Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on April 8, 2013 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Easy Safety School is proud to announce that we have substantially lowered our pricing for online HAZWOPER training. Now you can meet compliance and enjoy our interactive e-Learning safety solutions at all time low prices. HAZWOPER stands for "Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard". HAZWOPER applies to five distinct groups of employers and their employees. This includes any employees…Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on March 15, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Have there been mistakes made in your business operations? The answer is obviously yes. Whether mistakes happen while an employee is stacking pallets on warehouse floor, or while working on an assembly line out in the factory, mistakes are simply a part of life. There will always be some sort of human error value when humans are working, it is just human nature. However, there are tactics and tips to help avert mistakes or at least minimize the occurrence of mistakes. The term…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on March 12, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments
5s floor marking is a concept which is recommended to help improve the safety and efficiency of any factory or other manufacturing facility. The idea is that the floors of a factory should be clearly marked to convey valuable information to anyone traveling through the area. While there is no set guideline indicating exactly how the floor should be marked most facilities use marking tape or paint. The 5s floor tape…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on March 12, 2013 at 5:13pm — No Comments
In light of the new GHS / HazCom requirements, Easy Safety School is now offering a GHS and OSHA Hazard Communication online course. OSHA is requiring that employees are trained on the new label elements (i.e., pictograms, hazard…Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on February 27, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Nationally we are looking for qualified, independent instructors who would be willing to work part time teaching safety courses that are specifically tailored to meet the identified needs of one of our clients. While these instructors would have little autonomy with course content, they will have the flexibility to meet state and local regulations as needed. The courses our client is currently interested in are:
I will be chairing The OHS Leaders Summit, which is Australia's leading event aimed specifically at senior safety professionals. The summit will be attended by key decision makers and safety leaders of Australia's largest organizations. If anyone is attending I would be great to take the opportunity to meet up.
Deatial on the summit can be found at; http://www.ohsleaders.com.au/
The event will run from the 19 -21st…Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on February 9, 2013 at 4:40am — No Comments
Recently, a worker in a New England warehouse was found unconscious and…
Added by Henry Wilter on February 8, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments