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
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
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
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
Driving any vehicle safely is a must. Driving a commercial vehicle safely, however, is without a doubt of the utmost importance. Any driver in the United States who operates a vehicle that weighs over 26,0001 pounds, transports hazardous materials or transports more than 16 passengers is required by law to hold a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Some of the vehicles that fall into this category are buses, tow trucks and tractor trailers (otherwise known as semis). Because…Continue
Added by James Clair on February 1, 2013 at 5:23pm — No Comments
Most employees don't like to or forget to complete forklift inspection so having an easy to use forklift checklist template is important. Using examples to develop your specific form can be an easy way to develop a quality form. Below are some examples:
Forklift Safety Checklist By Lukman Nulhakiem As one of the lifting equipment in plant site, forklift should receive adequate attention especially about its safety.…Continue
Added by Joe Tavenner on December 31, 2012 at 7:05am — No Comments
Every label printer supplier will tell you that their product is the best, and of course they'll say it is better than all of the competitors. So how can you tell which label printer is actually the best?
Start with the warranty. Look for the duration of the warranty. The longer the warranty, the more confidence the manufacturer has in their product. What does the warranty cover? Are some parts or components excluded? The more the warranty…Continue
Added by Steve Hudgik on December 18, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Having code compliant pipe markers is critical for safety and for avoiding OSHA citations. Whether you are a maintenance manager, building owner, safety supervisor or facility manager, ensuring that pipes, valves and flanges are properly marked with code compliant pipe markers is a necessity. You'll have both improved safety and increased productivity.
In general, the…Continue
Added by Steve Hudgik on December 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Workplace accident prevention can be divided into two categories: those things the employer can do and those things the employees must do.
OSHA places the responsibility for employee safety squarely with the employer. It is the employer's responsibility to not only provide a safe workplace, but to also ensure their employees work and behave in a safe manner. Should someone be injured, the…Continue
Beth Slavet, the former chariman of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, has been selected for the position of Whistleblower Protection Program Director. Slavet has over 30 years experience working with whistleblower enforcement. Here is the full press release from OSHA:
WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels…Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on November 27, 2012 at 7:29pm — No Comments
Reflective tapes are also termed as safety tapes. Reflective tapes are used to enhance safety aspects. They are used at various locations including manufacturing industries, process industries, public buildings and garments. These tapes have the unique quality to reflect the light that…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 14, 2012 at 8:31pm — No Comments
Today the awareness to maintain safety from hazardous materials has led to a revolution in pipe marking. The fact that most residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional outlets have pipes installed in them and in most cases they…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 8, 2012 at 8:54pm — No Comments
One of the places in an industry where a large portion of a day’s activity takes place is the warehouse. A number of heavy duty machinery is moved from one place to another, huge containers are transported, a continuous flow of people enter and exit the warehouse…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 5, 2012 at 9:02pm — No Comments
For all businesses to prosper, it is necessary that the work place is made safe and secure for all. Both the employers as well as the employees gain from maintaining a safe work place. For the employers legal expenses are drastically…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 4, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The floor is one of the most ignored parts of the industrial building and yet workplace safety experts recognize that it is the most appropriate for safety signs. Most of the accidents that occur within an industrial setting arise from…Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 2, 2012 at 2:39pm — No Comments
Construction industry is commonly stereotyped and frequently labeled as an accident-prone industry. This is mainly because construction processes require workers to perform close to moving equipment or vehicles in all weathers and conditions.
If recent studies are to be believed, the total construction accident rates witnessed are directly correlated to the level of industrial activity. Facts and figures have shown that safety receives less attention, particularly when workload is…Continue
Added by Kay J. Sharp on October 18, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Easy Safety School is proud to announce that our online OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 hour training courses are now live again thanks to our partnership with 360Training, an accepted provider of online OSHA training. The online Outreach courses offer a relaxed, self-paced…Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on September 12, 2012 at 5:33pm — No Comments
If you are looking for a safety leading indicators list and need ideas on how to develop and implement your program the following ppts might be helpful. I reviewed these and think they will be helpful to me as I think about planning for next year.
By the way, I normally start planning for the next year in late July. So…..if you have not put the time in to start thinking about your program and where it…Continue
Added by Joe Tavenner on September 7, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
ISQEM are regular speakers at international conferences around the world. If you are looking for a unique approach to your conference or event ISQEM can deliver 100%.
ISQEM have presented at major conferences, seminars, workshops, and events in Europe, USA, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. If you would like ISQEM to speak at your conference please email firstname.lastname@example.org…Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on August 30, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
150 plus meetings – While looking for safety meeting ideas for my own use I found these fill in the blank meetings. These are free and a really great resource to use. There are around 150 of these that would take forever to make. Take advantage and use these!