Following all the Ghouls!

Happy Halloween, ghouls and ghosts alike!

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We hope this year’s tricks and treats are some of the best, but that means taking a little extra care to stay safe out there. Whether you’re hunting for candy, scaring your neighbors, casting spells, or setting off fireworks, there are some things you can do to keep the curses to a minimum. We’ve put together a few important safety tips to help you navigate the dark and haunted streets this year! Continue Reading…

Workplace Hazards Series : Safety Hazards

How to recognize and prepare for Safety Hazards in the workplace

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Safety Hazards exist in every workplace, but what is considered to be a “Safety Hazard”?  Safety Hazards are unsafe working conditions that can cause injury, illness, and death. For this second of seven articles in our “Workplace Hazards” series we will be covering Safety Hazards.  They are the most common of the six types of hazards and exist in every workplace.

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20 Questions to Always Ask When Conducting a Hazard Assessment

Prevent "Hazard Blindness" by Asking These Key Questions

A hazard doesn’t become safe because you see it happen every day. Common sense, yes, but this “hazard blindness” happens to the best of us. Not using safety goggles becomes part of the norm, and you don’t even notice that the work bench you always work from is unstable anymore.  However, if this mindset continues when doing a hazard assessment or inspection, this can spell D-A-N-G-E-R.

Here is a list of 20 questions to ask when doing a hazard assessment that can help you recover from “hazard blindness”:

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Are you aware of these 6 types of workplace hazards?

Avoid blindspots in your workplace hazard assessments by considering these 6 factors!

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Hazards exist in every workplace, but how do you know which ones have the most potential to harm workers? By identifying hazards at your workplace, you will be better prepared to control or eliminate them and prevent accidents, injuries, property damage, and downtime.

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Workplace Hazards Series: Biological Hazards

What They Are and How to Protect Your Workplace From Them

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No Workplace is immune from Biological Hazards. They can appear and disappear due to a variety of factors so it is important for one to be prepared for them in the workplace.  For part 3 of 7 in our Workplace Hazards series we are covering Biological Hazards. A Biological Hazard is an organism or substances produced by an organism that may pose a threat to human health.  Anything that can cause harm to people, animals, or infectious plant materials can be considered a Biological Hazard. They exist in most workplaces that involve working around other people, unsanitary conditions, in labs, or in the environment. Continue Reading…

20 Questions to Always Ask When Conducting a Hazard Assessment

Prevent "Hazard Blindness" by Asking These Key Questions

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A hazard doesn’t become safe because you see it happen every day. Common sense, yes, but this “hazard blindness” happens to the best of us. Not using safety goggles becomes part of the norm, and you don’t even notice that the work bench you always work from is unstable anymore.  However, if this mindset continues when doing a hazard assessment or inspection, this can spell D-A-N-G-E-R.

Here is a list of 20 questions to ask when doing a hazard assessment that can help you recover from “hazard blindness”:

Continue Reading…

Workplace Hazards Series: Biological Hazards

What They Are and How to Protect Your Workplace From Them

asbestos removal in progress

No Workplace is immune from Biological Hazards. They can appear and disappear due to a variety of factors so it is important for one to be prepared for them in the workplace.  For part 3 of 7 in our Workplace Hazards series we are covering Biological Hazards. A Biological Hazard is an organism or substances produced by an organism that may pose a threat to human health.  Anything that can cause harm to people, animals, or infectious plant materials can be considered a Biological Hazard. They exist in most workplaces that involve working around other people, unsanitary conditions, in labs, or in the environment. Continue Reading…