Ladder Safety

The world of safety compliance should not be confusing. These are in place to maintain a safe workplace. This week we are going to look at ladder safety. A ladder is defined as a portable structure with a series of steps or bars that allow a person to climb or stand upon while gaining access to an upper level. The OSHA standard is 29CFR1926.1053 and 29CFR1910.23. Continue Reading →

Scaffolding – Giving Employees a Working Platform

Over the next few weeks we will be looking at safety compliance. The world of safety compliance should not be confusing. These are in place to maintain a safe workplace. This week we are going to look at scaffolding. Scaffold is any temporary elevated platform, supported or suspended, and its supporting structure used for supporting employees and materials. The OSHA standard is 29CFR1926.450. Continue Reading →

Are You Committed to Safety?

Are you a gambler? Are you willing to risk it all? Do you “knowingly” commit unsafe acts or risky behaviors? Who loses the most? Who is affected by YOUR actions? Will you saysomething? Continue Reading →

Working Alone?

Make sure you're safe when you are working alone. Here are some Do's and Don'ts to keep in mind. Continue Reading →

Sobering Statistics

As we settle into the Holiday season and we celebrate with those holiday parties, keep safety a priority. Travelling with family and friends exposes everyone to risks of bad weather, bad conditions, busy traffic, frustrated and impaired drivers. Continue Reading →

Exposure to Cold Temperatures

When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge. Exposure to cold temperatures, whether indoors or outside, can cause serious or life-threatening health problems. Infants and the elderly are particularly at risk, but anyone can be affected. Continue Reading →