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Vacuum Trucks and Safety – Know Your Physics!

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Being a vacuum truck operator is a unique occupation! The operator who knows how to best use the equipment in the safest manner possible certainly gains a unique feeling of accomplishment regarding the vacuum truck and the truck owner as optimal performance usually means saving both time and money. To finish the assigned task of [...]

HACCP Standards

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Most foodservice companies are spot-checked by health inspectors for cleanliness and correct foods temperatures, and cited for code violations. Too many restaurants try to please the inspector, when what they ought to be doing is striving for clean, safe conditions simply because it’s the right thing to do, day in and day out. The foods [...]

Facts About Fire Extinguisher Maintenance

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

No matter how good the build quality of a fire extinguisher, none of them has an indefinite lifespan and as such they need to be maintained on a regular basis. They are no different to a car or any other piece of mechanical equipment in that respect. Just what exactly can go wrong? Well loss [...]

Popular Joint Ventures That Work

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

All around our economy, we find evidence of successful joint ventures. Look in the newspaper. Watch it on the news. Find it on billboards and advertisements. The most popular JV’s have exerted a large influence on our society, our economy, as well as technological developments. In America, and in most advanced countries in the world [...]

Arc Flash Hazard Labeling Dos and Don’ts

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

The 2009 NFPA 70E and Canada’s 2008 Z462 are the consensus North American electrical safety standards. Both standards require arc flash hazard labeling to warn persons of the potential danger near electrical equipment. The requirement for arc flash hazard labeling is found in NFPA 70E Article 130.3(C), Z462 Article 4.3.3.4, the National Electrical Code, Article [...]

Keeping Employees Safe

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Employee safety is something every company should consider and make a priority. There are laws that dictate safety standards that employers must follow. Companies that hire people to do manual labor are very much familiar with these laws. It is something that they take seriously because failure to comply may result in lawsuits and other [...]

How to Store Chemicals and Pharmaceutical Products That Are Used for Production and Distribution

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Chemicals are extremely valuable in almost any manufacturing or production process. Chemicals or sometimes referred to as raw materials need to be stored carefully because of the hazard that they possess. Any chemical that is stored must have proper ventilation, stored in a correct temperature, and the most salient part are the segregation, identification and [...]

ANSI Material Safety Data Sheet – The Safer Way to Critical Chemical Hazard Information

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Unfortunately, hazardous materials are part of our lives. Many workers see them on their job every day and avoiding them is not an option. Hazardous chemicals come in many varieties with multiple dangers and problems. Protecting yourself from the hazards associated with these chemicals and knowing what to do in an emergency are imperative. This [...]

Basic Types of Respirators

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

OSHA requires respirators to be worn by a millions of workers in workplaces throughout the United States. Respirators protect workers against insufficient-oxygen environments or against harmful dusts, fogs, smokes, mists, gases, vapors and sprays – hazards that may cause faintness or unconsciousness, lung impairment, cancer, other diseases or death. Compliance with the OSHA Respiratory Protection [...]

Workplace Violence – 5 Types of Attackers Your Workplace Violence Plan Must Account For!

Friday, December 14th, 2012

When you think about workplace violence, what comes to mind? Because, the way you define anything – including workplace violence – limits how you will deal with that thing! In fact, when most managers, administrators, or business owners think about workplace violence and the types of people who commit these acts, they limit their definition [...]