Tag: hazard control

Hurricane Safety Procedures: How To Keep Workers Safe

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The effects of a hurricane can be deadly and damaging, therefore the more proactive you are, the less down time you will face as a company. When it comes to hurricane safety, preparedness is everything. A good way to incorporate a natural disaster preparedness discussion may be through a toolbox talk. Use this to discuss […]

Frequent Toolbox Talks Can Help Build A Safety Culture

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Toolbox talks are a great way to get together with your team and discuss safety. A toolbox talk is a meeting designed to discuss a specific job or workplace related topic. These meetings are held to refresh minds for an upcoming event, job or workplace related issue. These talks should aim to refresh, motivate and […]

Prevent Drowning This Summer With These Water Safety Tips

Water Safety

It’s officially summer and the sun is scorching. Many would consider a perfect summer day to consist of cooling off by a pool, boating in the lake or spending a day at the beach. All common pastimes for those looking to escape the heat; all with potential risk. Water safety could potentially save a life. […]

How To Organize A Successful Stand-Down

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This week is National Safety Stand-Down week. May 7-11 is dedicated to encouraging employers to take the time to discuss fall prevention and other job hazards with their employees. A stand-down can be very simple to put together for your employees. First, you are succeeding as long as time is taken to discuss workplace hazards with […]

PPE: The Last Resort

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Personal protective equipment is used in the workplace to protect employees from hazards. For example, construction workers should wear necessary hard hats, eyewear, footwear and gloves on the worksite. According to the hierarchy of hazard control, although PPE is one of the most common forms of hazard control and found on most worksites, it is [...]