NFPA 70E® training protects employees from electrical hazards in the workplace. Training is required for both “qualified persons” and “non-qualified persons.” However, many facility managers and line supervisors are uncertain or confused by these definitions.
Powered industrial trucks are used daily across the United States. They make the impossible task of moving heavy equipment possible. When used correctly, they are great tools, but they can cause severe chaos on a worksite in the hands of untrained personnel.
The combination of large vehicles, heavy machinery, uneven terrain and large loads make the loading dock dangerous for warehouse workers of all kinds. Dockworkers, truck drivers and employees that work elsewhere in the facility must exercise caution when in this area.
COVID-19 cases are on the rise in many areas of the United States, so it’s a good time to evaluate your PPE protocol to help ensure workers are properly protected on the job and not bringing potential toxins home with them.
Occupational safety and health professionals have two upcoming opportunities to learn about compliance and standards at live virtual events offered by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). The Compliance Event takes place Jan. 26 while the ANSI/ASSP Standards Event is set for Jan. 27.
KPA, a leading provider of Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance solutions, announced the acquisition of iScout, a provider of flexible, intuitive EHS software designed for small and mid-sized organizations.
A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.Date: July 30, 2014
This guide will help you to plan and execute a successful arc flash hazard analysis, by showing you how to: Build internal support for your analysis, Identify the components necessary for compliance, and Compare bids equally and effectively.
Is your facility dangerous because you are not labeling all work areas properly? Aside from your facilities, the place where the work actually gets done, your employees and workers are your most valuable asset. And as their employer, it is your responsibility to take care of them, providing them with the safest environment possible to work in.