News & Views Month: June 2017
Business Travel Safety
There are times we have to travel for business. Most companies have travel standards in place to ensure the safety of employees. Here are a few additional tips to ensure safe travels. Continue Reading →
Trenching and excavation work presents serious hazards to all workers involved. Cave-ins pose the greatest risk and are more likely than some other excavation-related incidents to result in worker fatalities. Did you know that one cubic yard of soil can weigh as much as a car? Continue Reading →
Creating a Safer Job Site
Working safely starts before the job begins. It starts with creating the safest possible environment to work in. This can be done by eliminating or mitigating job site hazards through the implementation of a hazard control plan. Here is a brief overview on how to create a safer work environment. Continue Reading →
Recently, a miner had just finished welding on the plant’s crusher and decided to jump from the next to the last step of a fixed ladder to reach the ground. When he hit the ground, he fell backwards and was impaled by a pry bar that was left standing upright on the ground. The victim suffered severe injuries as a result of this accident. Some workplace hazards are obvious, and easy to avoid. Some hazards may not be as easy to anticipate, Continue Reading →
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