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Is your facility prepared for a fire?

2 min read Fires in the workplace are never an expected event, but a facility needs to be prepared in case of one. An uncontrolled fire can result in fatalities, injuries, and serious damage. For worker’s safety, it is wise to take preventative measures while you can, rather than being unprepared and have a fire result in a … Read more

Fire Extinguishers – Do You Know How (and When) to Use Them?

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4 min read We’ve discussed the dust explosion pentagon, which explains the five components needed for a combustible dust explosion, before. Today we’re going to discuss a diagram that is simpler, but no less important for people to understand: the fire triangle. The fire triangle is made up of the three components necessary for a fire to start: … Read more

Explosion in China Draws Attention to Combustible Metal Dust

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4 min read Combustible dust accidents continue to make news worldwide, and the most recent incident occurred in Kunshan, China, about 30 miles west of Shanghai. A blast caused by aluminum and magnesium dust at Kunshan Zhongrong Metal Products Co. took place on the morning of August 2, killing 75 and injuring 185. Workers at the facility polished … Read more

Thanksgiving Day Safety Tips

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5 min read For many families across America, Thanksgiving dinner is the most important meal of the year. You have family and friends over that you may or may not see throughout the rest of the year with the hope that you put out the best meal they’ve had since last year. However, as the chaos and football … Read more

Reducing the Risks of Serious Injury in the Workplace

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3 min read The following is a guest post by Steve McLeod of Fire and Safety Australia about reducing injuries in the workplace. Fire and Safety Australia is Australia’s leading provider of National Fire and Safety Training. Their purpose is “to forever change safety in the world, one experience at a time.” Workplace injuries are often tragic for … Read more

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Big Machine on Fire

3 min read A successful safety program in the workplace takes a collaborate effort among everyone. Fire safety, is no different. Although workplace fire incidents remain relatively low, incidents like the April explosion at a fertilizer plant in  West, Texas, remind us of the importance fire safety and training are to the workplace. The mystery behind the West, … Read more