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Refillable filtertop water bottles are the answer to Americas drinking water problem. No need to buy bottled water anymore. Great for airports! Walk through TSA security with your empty bottle and fill it up on the other side with tap water and enjoy fresh clean filtered water right from your bottle. Each bottle comes with 1 filter that can filter water up to 30 gallons. Learn more at http://www.learnwater.com" click…Continue
Added by Gary Patnaude on April 28, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments
According to a new study publishes on Prevent Blindness America's website, women are much more susceptible to vision loss, including blindness than are men. This is mainly attributed to longevity (women generally have a longer life expectancy than men) but also to hormonal factors. In fact, studies done by Prevent…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 27, 2012 at 9:23am — No Comments
For over 25 years, the University of Findlay's All Hazards Training Centerhas been providing a range of training resources for first responders, emergency managers, environmental/hazmat professionslas and safety and security personnel. These include numberous industery standard classes like the OSHA 30 hour General and Construction Industry certification classes, OSHA 40 hour Hazardous Waster Site Worker, but a number of online classes…Continue
Added by Robert Perry on April 26, 2012 at 3:07pm — No Comments
Go Orange for Work Zone Safety kicks off April 23. There isnt one just one way to Go Orange for Work Zone Safety.…Continue
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CSB Releases New Safety Video on Fatal Hot Work Explosion at DuPont Facility in Buffalo; Hot Work: Hidden Hazards Shows Danger of Inadequate Gas Monitoring Safety Video Follows Release of the CSBs Investigative Report Approved at a Public Meeting Yesterday in Buffalo, New York
April 20, 2012
E. I. DuPont De Nemours Co. Fatal…
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 25, 2012 at 9:48am — No Comments
Be Healthy and Safe in the Garden
Stay safe and healthy while enjoying the benefits of gardening.
Whether you are a beginner or expert, health and safety are important as you head out to your garden, vegetable plot, or lawn. Gardening can be a great way to get physical activity, beautify the community, and go green. However, it is important to protect yourself and take precautions as you work and play in the sun and around insects, lawn and…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 24, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments
National Work Zone Awareness Week Apr 23-27, 2012.
Work Zones Need Your Undivided Attention
The national campaign is conducted every year at the start of the construction season to attract national attention to drive carefully through highway construction…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 23, 2012 at 9:43am — No Comments
Don’t cut your life short
Use LOTO to control hazardous energy
By Lisa Burns
ISHN Magazine April 02, 2012
Let’s be frank — we all know it is a bad idea to stick your body parts in a moving machine. So, why is it that of the 3 million workers who service equipment in the U.S., we still hear about thousands of injuries every year stemming from a failure to securely lock out equipment and machinery? Sadly, lockout/tagout is almost always listed on OSHA’s…Continue
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OSHA has created new restrictions for online OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 hour courses. While most providers are currently offline, 360Training has created some very good alternative courses which will satisfy 10 and 30 hour…Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on April 18, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
This new OSHA directive assists OSHA representatives in communicating investigation procedures with the family members of the victim after a workplace fatality incident has occured. OSHA representatives will contact and explain the investigation process and timeline, providing the family with updates throughout the investigation which ensures that early in the inspection process, an established point of contact can be made and a working relationship can be established. Once…Continue
Added by HUGSAFETY on April 18, 2012 at 9:53am — No Comments
This just in from the Health and Safety Executive website in England...
There is no shortage of daft decisions being blamed on health and safety. Over the years, the Health and Safety Executive has tackled some quite incredible myths about what health and safety bans or orders people to do.
It's hard to tell where some of these ridiculous and baffling myths originate, but they…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 18, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments
We've been talking about the GHS for the past three posts. Now that we've learned a little more about what it is, why it's needed and what needs to be done to comply with it it's time to actually start making the changes and doing the training that is required.
Fortunately, help is available. I've located a site for you where you can download a complete GHS Compliance kit that gives you…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 17, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments
So far, in part 1 we looked at what the GHS was and why OSHA adopted it. Then, in part 2 we looked at the timeline for implementation as well as what the major changes involved are. Today, in our final post on the GHS we are…Continue
Yesterday we defined the GHS and explained why OSHA decided to adopt it in Understanding GHS (Part 1). Today we are going to look at the timeline for phasing in GHS as well as understanding what the major changes are going to be.
GHS phase-in timeline
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 13, 2012 at 9:39am — No Comments
Whether you're aware of it or not, the way we categorize and label our chemicals is changing. By June 1, 2015 all labels and material safety data sheets (SDS) will have been updated to reflect this change. This change is known as the GHS and we are going to spend the next few days breaking it down for you and hopefully making it simple enough to understand and comply with.
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 12, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments
We mentioned last week on this blog that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and provided you with a link to the NSC website.
The ASSE (The American Society of Safety Engineers) has also put together a webpage with a lot of really great information about how to avoid being one of the estimated 5,474 people killed on the roads each year due to distracted driving.
The average teenager stays "connected" via cell phone and computer 24/7. The idea of disconnecting for however…Continue
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