Every employer should make it a safety priority for its workers to operate with clear vision in their workplace and surroundings.
It is a common misconception that arc hazards are an effect of only high voltage. The actual arc hazard is based on available energy, not available voltage.
While there are a variety of other variables and protocols to be followed to ensure our food supply remains safe, a basic understanding of pH and how it is measured is crucial to food production.
It's critical to ensure that key chemical safety information and inventory management functions are readily available and at the fingertips of your personnel.
Talking about the best fire extinguisher for each situation is essential in any fire safety training program.
Make sure your equipment delivers ANSI-required tepid water to eye and eye/face washes to encourage a full 15- minute flush.
Factor in all of the challenges before attempting a project and be ready to go to plan B should your initial plan hit a snag.
A key benefit of the dual-function approach is the independent water supply to the eyewash function, so there is never a danger of hot water being delivered for eye-flushing.
Many shoes labeled as "slip resistant" often are not effective enough for chefs, nurses, and other professionals who are exposed to hazardous floors.
Over-the-counter remedies and prescription drugs may affect the health of your workers and at the same time may carry over into the work environment.
Employers should be prepared to address new hazards for chemicals, even for chemicals that have been used in the workplace for years.
Safety is notoriously focused on what not to do with increasing rules and a heavier emphasis on progressive discipline than progressive recognition.
I've seen many companies accomplish a lot and then get stuck in place patting themselves on their own backs.
"With one small exception, our decision today brings to an end much of the permanent warfare surrounding the HOS rules."