Chemical Substances

Whether you work in an office, a shop, a kitchen or a factory, you are working near chemical substances.  In an office environment, you may only be exposed to cleaning materials or paints; factories and industrial facilities might contain a variety of extremely dangerous materials which can be life-threatening if mishandled. Manufacturers of chemical materials are…… Continue reading Chemical Substances

Performing The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hazard Analysis

Thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that could have been prevented with the proper selection and use of eye and face protection. Eye injuries alone cost more than $300 million per year in lost production time, medical expenses, and worker compensation. (Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Failure to adequately…… Continue reading Performing The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hazard Analysis

Here are OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Workplace Violations of 2017

At the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Indianapolis, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its annual preliminary list of the top 10 most frequently-cited workplace safety violations. And to no surprise, Fall Protection remained No. 1 on the list that varies little year-to-year. In fact, the top 5 remained the same…… Continue reading Here are OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Workplace Violations of 2017

Smart/Dumb Safety

By: Terry L. Mathis Founder and CEO of ProAct Safety   For many years now, business and safety consultants have urged organizations to develop SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely) goals. Goals with these characteristics tend to not only motivate effort and get accomplished more often, but also tend to do more good once attained. Just…… Continue reading Smart/Dumb Safety

National Heatstroke Prevention Day

NEWS RELEASE  Contacts: Janette Fennell,  484-278-4641, cell 415-336-9279, or  Susan Auriemma, 516-721-2664 or Susan Pepperdine, 913-262-7414, cell 913-205-5304 or   Parents and safety advocates urge action by U.S. DOT to prevent hot car tragedies July 31 is National Heatstroke Prevention Day; be sure to Look Before You Lock   July 28, 2017…… Continue reading National Heatstroke Prevention Day