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‘Heat is on the way,’ OSHA and the National Weather Service Warn

June 19th, 2015

Washington – OSHA administrator David Michaels is asking meteorologists and newscasters to incorporate worker safety messages into broadcasts about approaching hot weather hazards. “By speaking directly to those working physically demanding jobs under the hot sun, you can save lives,” Michaels said during a June 10 press conference. Since 2008, more than 100 workers have […]

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Categories: Heat Stress, OSHA
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Cost-effective tips to reduce energy use

June 11th, 2015

Here are some energy reduction tips which came our way from The Nebraska Public Power District via Electric Energy Online. 1. Set thermostat between 78 and 82 degrees if you plan to leave for an extended period of time. By using this temperature range, the air conditioning will not have to work so long when you […]

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Recent Stats on Cell Phone and High-Heel Usage From the National Safety Council

June 10th, 2015

Here are a couple of interesting statistics from NSC: 1. Injuries from wearing high heels have doubled: Proof that we’ll spend time and money to study anything. High heels are fashionable, but – as many people who wear them can attest – the shoes also present injury risks. Injuries related to wearing high-heel shoes doubled […]

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OSHA Combustible Dust Memo

June 10th, 2015

OSHA just issued a new memorandum for “Guidance on Combustible Dust Accumulation”, which can be found at the link below. If you have a potential combustible dust issue you should check it out. http://www.oshatoday.com/?p=8302&post_type=news-digest-item&preview_id=8302&nl=8305  

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The Next Thing in Fire Resistance: Paint

June 8th, 2015

Improving safety in the workplace often revolves around minimizing the potential for damage caused by fire. This is usually achieved by making sure employees working around flame or arc hazards are wearing the proper flame resistant personal protective equipment. But as technology and innovation continues to improve we are seeing new products designed to make […]

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