OSHA Hearing Conservation Poster

Documents Nice hearing conservation regulations poster. Did you know that according to the OSHA standard you must have one of these posted at your facility? I didn't and found this free one from Howard Leight.
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UV Skin Protection

Seasonal

July is UV Safety Month. At one time or another we’ve all had a bad sunburn and we know how bad it can hurt. In addition, prolonged, unprotected exposure can damage your skin and cause premature lines, freckles, sun spots, and skin cancer.

UV rays react with a chemical called melanin that's found in most people's skin. Melanin is the first defense against the sun because... Read More...

Chemical Safety Tips

Hazard Communications

Chemicals are a major part of our everyday life at home, work and play. Examples include toxics, corrosives, solvents and numerous other substances. As long as we take proper precautions, these substances can be handled safely.

Chemicals that you use at home include gasoline, paints, fertilizers, lawn chemicals, bug spray, paint strippers, kerosene, bleach and other household cleaners.... Read More...

Overconfidence

Behavioral Safety

It's good you feel confident about your job. You take pride in your ability to do your work quickly and well. However, there is such a thing as overconfidence - when you forget about the hazards and fail to use safe work practices.

No matter how long you have been on the job and no matter how skilled you are, you must remember the basic safety precautions. Don't get complacent!

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Smoke Alarm - Spring Check

Fire

This year Daylight Savings Time came a little earlier than it usually does. Hopefully that didn’t throw you off and you still replaced your smoke detector’s battery. This should be done at least twice a year to ensure that this life-saving device is ready when you need it.

Even newer units that are hardwired into the homes electric have a battery to use as backup. Ensure you change... Read More...

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