Category Archives: Safety

(Part I) (2 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Fall Hazards

How can I protect myself from fall hazards? 1. Use fall protection equipment. On a construction site, there are three generally acceptable methods of protection for workers who are exposed to vertical drops of 6 feet or more. 1.1 Guardrails are … Continue reading

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(Part I) (1 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Fall Hazards

What is a fall hazard? A fall hazard is anything at your work site that could cause you to lose your balance or lose bodily support and result in a fall. Fall hazards are present at most work sites and … Continue reading

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Initiating First Aid/CPR…. in Your Workplace

“An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”, especially in an emergency situation when seconds count. Sudden illness or injury can often cause irreversible damage or death to the victim unless proper care is initiated as soon as … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention and Fire Protection

One of the most important objectives of a business owner or an employer is to keep workers, customers, visitors and the facility as well as the surrounding community safe from fire hazards and their catastrophic impacts. Although all fire hazards … Continue reading

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Confined Space Entry

In General Industry, A Confined Space: Has limited openings for entry or exit, Is large enough for entering and working, Is not designed for continuous worker occupancy. Include underground vaults, tanks, storage bins, manholes, pits, silos, underground utility vaults and … Continue reading

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