Safety Talks

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Avoid slips, trips, and falls in the workplace

Slips, trips, and falls cause many general industry accidents. Most of these incidents are preventable if you watch what you are doing, and focus o...

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The ins and outs of hot work permits

All hot work that is conducted in an area that is not specifically designed and equipped for hot work operations must be conducted under an approve...

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Preventing cold stress on the jobsite

Winter is calling, and you know what that means…. Sub-zero temperatures are on their way! As the transition from fall to winter seems to get shorte...

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Mechanical saw safety

Working with saws is extremely dangerous. Improper usage can lead to cuts, lacerations, injuries, and even worse, amputations.  It is important to...

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Understanding portable fire extinguishers

Fire extinguishers can be an important tool in preventing a small fire from growing larger. In the event of a fire, the correct use of a portable...

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Hand Tools: Are you using them safely?

Hand tools are generally used for manual operation; however, hand tools can be used for much more than their intended use. When this happens,...