Cold weather safety

Cold weather safety

It has been a great fall so far!!!  Temperature is cooling off, kids are back in school, leaves are changing!!!  Of course, this means that winter is right around the corner.  With that in mind, we need to prepare ourselves for the hazards that cold and winter weather...
Hierarchy of Hazard Control

Hierarchy of Hazard Control

One of the keys to a safe workplace is evaluating, identifying, and eliminating hazards. There is a step-by-step process available called the “Hierarchy of Controls”. The hierarchy of controls can be an effective tool to reduce the frequency and or the severity of...
Proper Fire Extinguishers

Proper Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers do not normally attract undue attention in the workplace. Perhaps it is felt that if you ignore it you will never have to use it? However, in the event of an emergency that device hanging on the wall could mean the difference between serious injury...
Cold weather safety

Near misses – are they important?

Did you know that many companies do not report near misses, and as a result, an injury occurred?  OSHA says, “A near-miss is a potential hazard or incident in which no property was damaged and no personal injury was sustained, but where, given a slight shift in time...