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Safety Awakening – “It’s Time To Change The Safety Conference Format”

July 1, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety Awakening – “It’s Time To Change The Safety Conference Format”

    I’ve participated in state and national safety conferences for over 40 years.  Today’s safety conferences are not as effective as they were before the year 2,000! These days, conference attendees are often distracted by their mobile devices.  Some spend much of their time in conference presentations on their smart phones texting, surfing the net, […]

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CPSC Study on Fireworks Safety

June 30, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
CPSC Study on Fireworks Safety

    A special study conducted by CPSC staff found that 65 percent of all fireworks injuries in 2012 were sustained during the 30 days surrounding the Independence Day holiday.  More than half of these injuries were the result of unexpected ignition of the device or consumers not using fireworks as intended.  Fireworks injuries most often resulted […]

Safety App Of The Week

June 29, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety App Of The Week

–                 Below is this week’s “Safety App of the Week“.  Every Monday we publish an article that reviews and rates a new workplace safety app.  Our testing is done on Apple iPads and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3s.  We rate each app from ♥ to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior […]

Railroad Car Safety

June 25, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Railroad Car Safety

    I’ve worked at many factories that had railroad spurs.  We had raw materials that were delivered by rail car, and our finished products were transported out via rail car too.  Fortunately we never had an injury accident associated with the loading/unloading/moving of rail cars. Working with rail cars is potentially a very dangerous […]

Everything You Wanted To Know About “Stairs” Safety

June 24, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Everything You Wanted To Know About “Stairs” Safety

  – Click here to download a 96-page publication by the NAHB Research Center entitled – “Stair Safety – A Review Of The Literature And Data Concerning Stair Geometry And Other Characteristics“. I encourage those of you who have had prior accidents involving stairs at your workplace to take a close look at this publication.   […]

Free Infographic On “Shift Work Hazards & Their Control”

June 23, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Free Infographic On “Shift Work Hazards & Their Control”

    Recently, numerous studies have scientists proclaiming that shift work can negatively impact both short and long-term health.   This free infographic, created by Eastern Kentucky University’s Online Bachelor’s in Occupational Safety, examines such potential health hazards, while also offering tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle working under such conditions.   If […]

Safety App Of The Week

June 22, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety App Of The Week

–         Below is this week’s “Safety App of the Week“.  Every Monday we publish an article that reviews and rates a new workplace safety app.  Our testing is done on Apple iPads and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3s.  We rate each app from ♥ to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week […]

Our Favorite Medical and Health Websites

June 17, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Our Favorite Medical and Health Websites

    As a safety professional, we are often called upon to render first aid and advise employees on their health problems.  Below are our favorite medical and health information websites that will help you with these important responsibilities: WebMD Mayo Clinic’s Symptoms National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health Medications List Medical and Health […]

How to Handle Excessive Heat Exposure at Work

June 16, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
How to Handle Excessive Heat Exposure at Work

    While working in extreme temperatures, a buddy system should be used. Look out for one another and be alert for the symptoms of heat stress. Inexperienced workers may need special attention as they may continue to work beyond the point at which signs of heat strain appear. People are generally unable to notice […]

Safety App Of The Week

June 15, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety App Of The Week

–       Below is this week’s “Safety App of the Week“.  Every Monday we publish an article that reviews and rates a new workplace safety app.  Our testing is done on Apple iPads and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3s.  We rate each app from ♥ to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles […]

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