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Our Favorite Safety Blogs

April 17, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments
Our Favorite Safety Blogs

    We are often asked what are our favorite workplace safety and health blogs.  In other words, when we visit other safety websites, where do we go?   Below are our seven favorite safety blogs.  We like them because the people who own and operate them are experienced safety professionals who we respect.  Phil […]

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Everything You Wanted To Know About “Stairs” Safety

April 15, 2014 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.   […]

Safety App Of Week

April 14, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety App Of 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 […]

Safety With A Diversified Foreign-Born Workforce

April 8, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety With A Diversified Foreign-Born Workforce

    Many employers these days have a very diverse group of employees.  Often employees are foreign-born, speak different languages (e.g. Spanish) and come from different cultures. Here’s a free publication from Broadspire a Crawford Company entitled “Work Safe – An Employers Guide To Safety & Health In A Diversified Workforce“. This 58-page publication has […]

Safety App Of Week

April 7, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety App Of 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 are archived here. […]

Industrial Hygiene PPM Conversion Table

April 3, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments
Industrial Hygiene PPM Conversion Table

    In the field of Industrial Hygiene, we regularly convert parts-per-million (PPM) into other units.  Click here for a free table that will help you with your PPM conversions. – When buying safety products (or anything else) THANK YOU for using our links to Amazon.com The use of this website constitutes your acceptance of our Terms […]

Railroad Car Safety

April 1, 2014 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 […]

Safety App Of Week

March 31, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety App Of 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 […]

Safety App Of Week

March 24, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety App Of 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 […]

OSHA Hates Safety Incentive Programs

March 20, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments
OSHA Hates Safety Incentive Programs

    In March 2005, 15 workers died and 180 others were injured during an explosion at the BP Texas City refinery.  The refinery had a safety incentive program that tied workers’ bonuses to achieving low rates of injuries and illnesses.  A January 2007 study conducted by an independent panel after the explosion found, among other issues, that workers […]

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