Items Tagged with 'worker safety'


Quality hand protection carries cost advantages

November 4, 2013
To choose the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) in terms of hand protection, one must begin with defining need, choosing a high-quality product with longevity, performance, comfort and fit

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“Qualified Persons” reduce electrical work risks

October 2, 2013
This article defines and identifies who a Qualified Person is; it will also identify the training required for a person to be considered qualified.

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Thank someone for working safe?

“Absolutely!” says the Safety-Doc
August 1, 2013
I was in an industrial facility speaking with a mix of workers and managers trying to figure out why personal injuries kept cropping up with some regularity.

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The biggest threat to safety… might just be you and I

June 7, 2013
For a moment consider perhaps the most serious threat to worker safety: the attitudes of the safety professionals themselves.

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Pocket blade dispenser

May 24, 2013

Pacific Handy Cutter (PHC) - Introducing our new Pocket Blade Dispenser (new blade storage and used blade disposal all in one) for use with all Pacific Handy Cutter Safety knives.

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Plenty of seats up front

Churches and safety programs face a similar challenge
May 9, 2013
The parallels between worker safety and religion are enough to give you pause.

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Protecting your workers in hot environments

May 9, 2013
Working in hot and humid environments can not only be uncomfortable, but it can also cause serious health issues due to the potential of heat stress.

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A @#$# storm In Texas

May 2, 2013
As safety professionals all over the civilized world continued to congratulate themselves on the swell job they’re all doing, someone had to piss on the picnic and blow up a fertilizer plant.

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J. J. Keller adds 600 lockout/tagout solutions to improve safety

April 30, 2013
The company has significantly expanded their selection with more than 600 new solutions to complement their existing lockout/tagout training and references.

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Wake up: The life you save may be mine

How a lack of sleep can affect worker safety
April 11, 2013
Tens of millions are spent reminding workers to work safely and be mindful of the many hazards they will inevitably face in the course of their workdays, but scare little focus has been cast on one of the biggest contributors to workplace injuries: the lack of sleep.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.