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Safety App Of The Week

August 31, 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 […]

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Do-It-Yourself Noise Abatement

August 28, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Do-It-Yourself Noise Abatement

    Reducing production machinery noise in a factory does not have to be expensive or complicated.  It can easily be done in-house with minimal guidance. A plant in a Southern state had noise levels above 85 dBA TWA in some processing areas.   The company wanted to reduce the noise levels in the offending areas to under 85 dBA but they did not want […]

5 Tips To Get More Respect On The Job

August 27, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
5 Tips To Get More Respect On The Job

    Recently I was contacted by David Sawyer, a Safety Director at a snack food company. He told me that he had written an article on his blog about five ways a safety professional can get more respect on the job. David said  “As safety professionals sometimes it is a challenge to earn our […]

Distracted Driving Is OUT OF CONTROL!

August 26, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Distracted Driving Is OUT OF CONTROL!

        For years now I’ve lived directly across the street from a popular fast food restaurant.  From my second floor office window ( just 30 yards from the parking lot’s exit) I’ve seen thousands of drivers leave the restaurant while eating the food they just picked up from the drive-through. But today, […]

Safety Experts Talk

August 25, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety Experts Talk

    Safety Experts Talk is an exciting new website that offers free audio interviews with dozens of well-known safety experts on a wide variety of safety and health subjects.    Below is a reprint of their “About Us” page.  We believe that this new safety resource will be of interest to most of our visitors.   […]

100 Safety Apps That Did Not Make The Cut

August 24, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
100 Safety Apps That Did Not Make The Cut

–   Every Monday for three years we’ve reviewed and rated a new iOS (or Android) occupational  safety and health app.  We focus our reviews on apps that we believe the majority of our readers would be interested in. For every app that we share with you there are a number of apps that we looked at but […]

The “God Delusion” Of The Safety Profession

August 22, 2015 admin No Comments
The “God Delusion” Of The Safety Profession

    An equipment operator in the Canadian oil sands tells the story of being trapped in the cab of a burning haul truck. Determined not to die there, and despite the terrible realization that any escape attempt is going to involve burns, he kicks open the door, staggers across the deck of the truck […]

New Uses For SDS Sheets

August 21, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
New Uses For SDS Sheets

     SDS Sheets   Do your SDS sheets (formerly MSDS sheets just sit there collecting dust?  Your Safety Data Sheets (SDS) have lots of great information in them, but how can you put this terrific information to good use?  Here are fourteen ways that I have used SDSs that you might not have thought of – If an […]

A Hazardous Chemical Toolbox “Designed By Workers For Workers”

August 20, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
A Hazardous Chemical Toolbox “Designed By Workers For Workers”

    ChemHAT.org is an interesting website that has hazardous chemicals safety information that is “designed by workers for workers”.  Here, employees can look up chemicals that they work with and find out both the short-term and long-term health effects.  If you’re new to workplace safety and health, or are an employee just wanting to better understand complex chemical […]

Free Chemical Hazard Guides

August 19, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
Free Chemical Hazard Guides

    A chemical hazards guide that I often take with me into the field is The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards.  It is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.  The information found in this guide will help users recognize and […]

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