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Lockout Tagout

Lockout tagout is one of the most frequently cited issues that OSHA will find when they walk through a facility or project. They find that lockout tagout (LOTO) is not setup correctly, or setup at all. This can have extremely painful consequences when this is ignored, or setup incorrectly. Never should any part of an […]

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Hand Injuries

Hand injuries are one the most common types of injuries in both construction and in general industry. The reason for this is pretty simple. Employees that are working with their hands may not have been wearing the proper Personal Protective Equipment. Perhaps a lack of safety inspections and safety discipline allowed not wearing gloves to […]

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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 occurs when  you inhale silica dust.  Inhaling silica dust causes scar tissue to develop within the lungs that […]

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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 it. Here’s some important information on sheet metal safety. Sheet metal is very sharp, it is thin, and the […]

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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 or injuries each year. Work zones need traffic controls identified by signs, cones, barrels and barriers to remain […]

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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 cancer. Here’s some information on wood dust safety. Working in a facility that does business of cutting wood usually […]