As Safety Director for the AGC of Minnesota I've just completed the customization of some on-line courses for construction safety. I would value your feedback. Go to www.agcmnonline.com and download a demo and tell me what you think. Thanks.
Added by Dan Hannan, CSP, CHMM on February 26, 2010 at 3:11pm — No Comments
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Custom labels with your company name, numbering or bar-coding and custom wording ensure that your property and valuables are identified as yours. Custom labels are an extra deterrent to criminals and make inventory of your assets even more comprehensive.
When you design your own labels you see the actual label you are creating as you go through the steps. Easily make revisions on-the-spot. Know exactly what they are going to look like even before you place your…Continue
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I have a building that is 100 feet wide by 800 feet long on the roof. Does anyone know how many egress ladders down I need for this roof? It is normally accessed via a powered manlift. But the employees get out onto the roof to do maintenance work, etc. and were wondering how many points of egress down to the ground other than the manlift that they need. I called OSHA but they are in a meeting and haven't returned my call yet so I'm reaching out to everyone else.....
Added by Michelle Sears on February 23, 2010 at 3:37pm — No Comments
Parking lots are the #1 place for crime – don’t be a statistic – implement these practices today!
Keep your parking lot well lit, especially during the day in places where natural light cannot reach. Hallways & corridors are an especially inviting place for criminals to hide – keep those well lit to deter crime. Lighting will also aid in…Continue
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You may not realize the importance of your parking lot.
We know that all of the money making and product creation takes place inside but what about the safety and organization outside? If you work for a mid sized company you could have over 200 cars entering and leaving at the same time! That can not only create caos, and aggravation, it can also create a very dangerous safety…
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Most of us have to drive through access gates at some point of our driving careers.
We have had incidents with gates swinging in the wind and hitting vehicles.
This guy caught a gate that was probably hidden by the tree line as he rounded the corner.
Share the following pictures as you see fit with your work…Continue
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29 Best Travel Tips for Your Aching Back…Continue
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By Jerry Laws
I was lucky. Although the impact when I fell from my roof Feb. 14 broke my left cheekbone and this saw I was holding, there were no other injuries. Thousands of falls at U.S. homes each year prove to be fatal.…Continue
In addition to the pipe marker color recommendations that I mentioned in my last blog post, ANSI (ASME) provides guidelines as to where and at what intervals markers should be placed on your piping system.
ASNI recommends pipes are marked:
Depending on the size…Continue
Added by Christie Mendola on February 19, 2010 at 9:36am — No Comments
Employee theft can be considered an ugly topic, one most business owners do not want to even think about until they have to.
How could any loyal, trustworthy employee steal from the company? Well unfortunately they will if given the opportunity. Especially during these trying economic times, people may become reckless and despondent.
Don’t give employees the opportunity to steal from you! Protect your valuable assets & property by following these simple…Continue
Added by Renee Hioki on February 18, 2010 at 4:10pm — No Comments
According to the National Safety Council's newest report, workplace falls have increased by 2%, keeping them at the top of the list when it comes to workplace injuries. How do you keep your workplace safe and free of workplace comp claims, lawsuits and lost time? Stock these products at your facility throughout the year and reduce the risk.
Added by Michelle Sears on February 18, 2010 at 3:36pm — No Comments
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By Ronnie Rittenberry
There's good news from the biochemical community in the form of documented, empirical evidence that eating a little dark chocolate every day has stress-busting benefits and other favorable, long-term health effects.…Continue
Added by Jerry Laws on February 18, 2010 at 10:08am — No Comments
Pipe marking is an important, yet often unnoticed, part of workplace safety. It ensures that individuals working in the facility are aware of what pipes are carrying and any potential hazards associated with their contents.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI/ASME) has put regulations in place that require just that – proper marking of hazardous materials in piping…Continue
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Developing a new safety training program or updating an old one can be a challenging task. But, it’s a critical part of workplace safety. To help you make your safety training more effective I offer the following three tips.
Added by Christie Mendola on February 17, 2010 at 10:32am — No Comments