What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Here are a few examples showing how ladders are commonly misused. Many injuries and fatalities occur every day while working from ladders at relatively low heights. Working at any height is dangerous if safe ladder practices are not followed. Continue Reading →

Report That Near Miss

A near miss is an unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness, ordamage – but had the potential to do so. Only a fortunate break in thechain of events prevented an injury, fatality, or damage; in other words, amiss that was, nonetheless, very near. Other familiar terms for these events is a “close call”, or in the case of moving objects, “near collision” or a near hit. Continue Reading →

Earthquake Safety

Thousands of earthquakes occur every day. However, major earthquakes are much less common. There is no effective warning system for earthquakes, so it is important to have an emergency plan in place and know how to behave when an earthquake strikes. Continue Reading →

Electrical Hazards

By identifying these hazards, and understanding how they happen, we can take steps to protect ourselves. According to OSHA, an Electrical Hazard can be defined as a serious workplace hazard that exposes workers to burns, electrocution, shock, arc flash / arc blast, fire, or explosions. Continue Reading →

Safety Summary at SSOE

At SSOE, we believe in our employee’s wellbeing. We understand that our employees are our most valuable asset. Continue Reading →