The Importance of Asbestos Awareness

The use of asbestos was banned in 1977, and it had a very broad range of applications. Because of this asbestos can be found in many materials that are from that time period. The reason this should be of a concern is that asbestos can be threatening…

Silica Poisoning

Silica can be found in common construction materials, such as cement and quartz. Most minerals contain silica and Silica Dangerous Materials when these minerals are chipped, drilled, or cut into, this creates respirable silica dust. Silica poisoning…

Sheet Metal Safety

Sheet metal is used throughout the world in a variety of fashions. From manufacturing of automobiles, to erecting roofs, to making many things that you have around your home. Working with sheet metal also has many hazards associated with…

Work Zone Safety

According to The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearing-house during 2012 there were 39 work zone fatalities in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana combined. Employees being struck by vehicles or mobile equipment lead to numerous work zone fatalities…

Wood Dust Safety

Did you know wood dust can become a potential health problem when particles from wood become airborne? These particles have the potential to cause allergic respiratory symptoms, mucosal and non-allergic respiratory symptoms, and in some cases…

Women in Construction

According to OSHA, The number of women employed in the U.S. construction industry grew substantially, by 81.3% from 1985 to 2007; however, due to a loss of over 2.5 million construction jobs from 2007 to 2010, there has been a sharp decline…

Winter Road Safety Kit Checklist

Better to be safe than sorry when winter weather strikes. Have a Winter Road Safety Kit in your automobile. The Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management and NOAA recommend the following in their Winter Road…

Winter Sun Safety

When faced with a hot, sunny day at the beach, most of us recognize the need for sunglasses and sunscreen. When faced with the same kind of day at work, most workers also recognize they need protection from the sun's harmful rays. But…

Winter Driving Safety

When it’s time to put the beach towels away, the convertible in the garage, and start breaking out the snow shovels and the winter clothes, it means it's also time to consider winter driving safety. After a wonderful long, hot summer, before…