May 2018 Safety Meetings

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Avoiding Heat Stroke On The Job

Avoiding heat stroke on the job is easy. As we approach the summer months in the United States becoming dehydrated and over-heated can happen quickly. Today we will discuss heat stroke, how it happens, and what you can do to avoid it. So…

Protecting Yourself Around Silica Dust

Silica dust is one of the most hazardous elements you will face when you are working on construction projects and in some manufacturing facilities. With the Occupational Health and Safety Administration implementing a new silica policy it is…

Ergonomics in Construction

Construction is a very physically demanding occupation. Pulling, pushing, carrying heavy loads, digging, using heavy machinery, extreme weather conditions, repetitive jobs, materials handling, and other work hazards can all affect an employee’s…

Trenching and Excavation

Each year over 60 people are killed while working in and around trenches and excavations. Working in an unprotected trench or excavation can lead to death from becoming buried alive. In fact, this task is so hazardous that OSHA has identified…

Chinese Drywall

Drywall is a common building material made from gypsum based plaster. Defective drywall that was imported to the USA from China beginning in 2001 has caused health problems to many homeowners, according to the CDC. Contaminated drywall contains…

Three Point Ladder Technique

Ladders come in different sizes, shapes, and materials. They are very useful at many workplaces, and many workers use them each day. However, improper use of ladders can cause many serious injuries to those who use them at their routine job.…

Lifting Safety: What Not to Do

OSHA does not have a specific standard for heavy lifting hazards to employees. The General Duty Clause states that each workplace must be free of recognized hazards that create the potential for serious injury to employees. OSHA encourages all…

Safety Data Sheets

Safety data sheets, or SDS, are an important component of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). SDS’s provide information on chemicals, chemical mixtures, and chemical compounds. They must include instructions for the safe use of such materials…