Archive for August, 2017
 
 
 
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The Top 5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Silica Exposure

Exposure to the common silicon compound “silica,” which makes up much of the rocks, sand, and earth we stand on and use every day, has been slowly killing workers for years now. Also known as silicosis, exposure occurs when sil...
 
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Back Safety For Safety Managers

Back safety, which falls primarily under workplace ergonomics, is one of the biggest causes of missed work days (apparently only beat out by the common cold, according to the Bureau for Labor statistics!) that exists. Back inju...
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The 6 Pillars of Effective Safety Training

Safety programs within any business can only thrive when paired with proper safety training. In a number of cases, however, employers and safety managers may find themselves facing problems with compliance, acceptance, or compr...
 
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Working with Poisons and Gasses

Most people don’t have to work with or even around poisons or gasses very often, but it is still important to ensure every workplace has safety policies in place. Whether a workplace uses chemicals that can give off poisonous g...
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Accident Prevention in the Workplace

Learning how to quickly respond to accidents and injuries in the workplace is important, but whenever possible, it is best to learn how to prevent accidents before they ever occur. Of course, it won’t ever be possible to comple...
 
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WHMIS – Your Guide to Hazardous Materials Labeling in the Workplace

Across a range of industries, chemicals and controlled substances are imported and exported on a daily bases. In fact, in most industrial production settings, you’d be hard-pressed to find a warehouse or facility not usin...

 
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Bloodborne Diseases in the Workplace – Keeping Employees Safe

In the U.S. alone, it is estimated that the healthcare industry alone has over five and a half million employees every year at risk for exposure to bloodborne diseases in their jobs. While these workers are at the highest risk ...