Preventing Heat Illness

Dehydration and exposure to high temperatures for long periods of time can cause heat illness. Outdoor workers, miners, construction workers, transportation workers, utility workers, landscapers, farmers, boiler room workers, and fire fighters…

Portable Ladder Safety

Falls from ladders is one of the most common hazards in the workplace and, particularly, in the construction industry. Portable ladders are one of the least stable tools used for working at heights. OSHA has specific requirements for the use…

Pinch Points

Pinch points are points in and around machines where there is a chance of an individual’s body part (finger, hands, other parts of body) becoming caught in either stationary or moving parts being severely injured. OSHA regulations cover the…

Narrow Frame Scaffolds

Narrow frame scaffolds are assembled platforms used in the construction industry. They are comfortable, easy to move, and safe to use with wider and deeper areas to work.  They can be used for painting, drywall installation, plastering, and…

Nail Gun Safety

Nail guns are tools that are most commonly used in residential construction businesses, the roofing industry, and siding businesses. They are powerful, fast, and easy to use tools that have essentially replaced hammers for nailing tasks. Improper…

Missing Ground Prongs

Electricity is a big part of modern life at home and at workplaces. One of the major electrical hazards is missing ground prongs from an electrical plug. This can cause electrocution. Power cords of electrical appliances and tools that have…

Machine Guarding

Machine parts at the workplace can cause severe injuries such as blindness, burns, and hand injuries. To prevent or control accidents when using machines they must be safe guarded. All general industry, construction, agriculture, etc. companies…

Lifting Awkward Loads

Lifting odd size or awkward items can cause injuries in the workplace. Customers, suppliers, contractors, warehouse workers, construction workers, and storage materials handling employees may be exposed to the risk of injuries as a result of…

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is the quality of air maintained in buildings for the comfort of the people working and living in them. An indoor air pollution problem exists if the air circulating at home or the office is toxic. IAQ is part of the…