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OSHA Fines Increase in 2015

For the first time in twenty five years, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will increase penalties for workplace safety violations. President Obama signed “The Bipartisan Budget Act” into law on November 2, 2015. The new law will take effect no later than August 1, 2016, and allows OSHA to make the one-time increase [...]

By |November 11th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Portable Fire Extinguishers

The fire extinguisher is the first line of defense when dealing with small fires in the office space or out in the field.  Time is valuable, and fire has the ability to spread faster than you have time to react.  It’s crucial that employers educate employees on the principles and practices of using a fire [...]

By |November 10th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Chemicals Hazards in the Oil and Gas Industry

Safety on the job site is one of the biggest concerns for employers in the Oil and Gas Industry. Workers are regularly exposed to hazardous chemicals in the field, and it's important that they are aware of all the potential risks so that they can safely perform their job. Workers exposed to chemicals produced and [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

OSHA to start focusing on complex inspections

The mission of OSHA is to ensure the safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.  In 2014, OSHA conducted over 36,000 on site safety inspections, with another 47,217 inspections conducted by states that administer their own health and safety [...]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Halloween Safety

  Halloween is a time for dress up, pretend play and lots of fun with all kinds of activities, from costume parties to trick-or-treating. For parents, it's the time of year where they need to adopt the role of safety supervisor to ensure their children are ready to stay safe while trick or treating. Between [...]

By |October 30th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Staying Safe in Cold Environments

Winter is coming, and some workers - - construction workers, police officers and emergency response and recovery personnel, will be required to work outdoors in cold environments for extended periods of time. Cold weather can slow down the metabolic processes of body and workers can experience dehydration, numbness, shivering, frostbite, immersion foot and hypothermia. Cold [...]

By |October 28th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Intrinsically Safe Equipment

Today’s worker are often tasked with working in potentially explosive environments. On a daily basis they can exposed to highly flammable gases, combustible dusts ,ignitable fibers or flyings. Because of these dangers, any safety consultant will tell you it’s impossible to use typical electronic equipment on site. Intrinsic safety equipment allows the user to work [...]

By |October 26th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Ladder Safety

Workers who use ladders on the job site risk permanent injury or death from falls and electrocutions.  Almost half of all fatal falls in the last decade have involved a ladder. Many workers assume they know how to climb a ladder safely because it’s such a common tool, when in fact they may not.  Safe [...]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Back Injury Prevention

It's important for all workers to know proper lifting techniques so as not to injure themselves while on the job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than one million workers experience back injuries on the job each year. Lower back pain is one of the most common reason that people miss work, second [...]

By |October 20th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Breathing Air Systems Inspection

Breathing Air Systems will save your life if properly maintained. Pigtails used on cascade systems, if maintained properly, can last for years. Every time you fill your breathing air system, you should visually inspect the pigtails for damage. If there are kinks or weak points in the line, such as from folding, the pigtails could snap from the [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments