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Respiratory protection in six simple steps

September 5, 2013
Six steps may be taken when addressing respiratory conditions to ensure the health and safety of workers and compliance with OSHA regulations


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Arc Flash: Layering levels of protection

September 5, 2013
When it comes to electric arc flash protection, “layering” can be a cost-effective, practical way to clothe workers as they move between tasks with different hazard ratings.


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A designer’s insights on safety footwear

September 5, 2013
Here are a few things that help make a product stand out and be successful.


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Recognizing workers’ accomplishments must be genuine – or it can be counter-productive

September 5, 2013
I define “The Four Pillars of Safety” as engagement, recognition, communications and measurement.


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Employees can close the gaps in your safety culture

Understanding how to successfully engage and empower your workforce is key to ensuring that your organization can start and continue the journey toward safety culture excellence.
September 5, 2013
Empowering front-line workers — those who stand to benefit the most from an effective safety process — is a concept that has been talked about much over the last decade


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Powered truck training

What OSHA does — and does not — require
August 1, 2013
Powered industrial truck operator training requirements apply to all industries where these trucks are used, except agricultural operations.


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High-pressure hydraulic “fracking” poses silica exposures

August 1, 2013
Hydraulic fracturing has been used for hydrocarbon recovery for decades, but has become widespread in North America due to a modern process known as horizontal slick water fracking


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New gloves improve friction force to ease muscle fatigue

July 9, 2013
If asked, a worker handling machined parts on an assembly line in an automotive plant may not say he works in an oily environment.


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Lockout-tagout plans and product applications: Energy control

July 9, 2013
According to OSHA, machines need to have power sources removed and be locked out, tagged out (LOTO), and isolated from the source to prevent serious injury.


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You must be a curator to access & sell your knowledge & expertise

June 7, 2013
To enhance your value to any organization, one must become a “curator” that can identify, select, qualify, and organize essential information.


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ASSE's Safety 2013 Review

A photo gallery from the Las Vegas Convention Center, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 24 to 27. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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ASSE's Safety 2013 Review

A photo gallery from the Las Vegas Convention Center, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 24 to 27. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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