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Worker fatally engulfed in South Dakota grain elevator

A 51-year-old worker was fatally injured when he became engulfed in flowing grain in a railcar load-out elevator at Prairie Ag Partners. The worker was killed when attempting to remove a jam from a chute while the auger was moving.


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Averting chaos: Preparing for emergencies

Emergencies come in many forms, from natural disasters and extended power outages to chemical spills and combustible dust explosions.


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Protect oil & gas workers from noise, confined spaces, respiratory & fall risks

From 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job — a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all U.S. industries


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No cushy job: Confined space attendants play a crucial role

Have you ever wondered who that person is who hovers around the portal of a permit space while workers are in the space?


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Remove "hole watch" headaches

Technology eases confined space compliance
A hole-watch person attending a permit-required confined space is not only critical for the safety process of any entry, it is an OSHA requirement.


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Prepare for all confined space rescue scenarios

It’s a Saturday night December 21st and the plant is running on a skeleton crew. Operations decides to get a head start on annual preventative maintenance by knocking out several permit required confined space entries before the majority of the work is to be done when the regular shifts return after the New Year.


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Confined space hazards escalate quickly

Confined spaces can quickly become dangerous; unknown concentrations of toxic fumes or an oxygen deficient environment can prove deadly and should be avoided.


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Half mask by GVS Filter Technology

The Elipse®, a compact new half mask, enables efficient work in confined space areas and allows workers to use it more easily in combination with other PPE, such as a welding mask.


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Anti-impact gloves by IMPACTO

IMPACTO® Anti-Impact Back Tracker Gloves feature heavy-duty TPR that protects the back of the hand against bruises and bumps.


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Weekly news round-up

Electrical safety, grain bin and confined space fatalities and a black lung disease scandal at a leading hospital were among the week’s top EHS-related stories as featured on ISHN.com.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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