National Safety Month / Week 1

I was reading an email this morning at work and wanted to share a quote from Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot – “-safety does not end when we clock out for the day — safety is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week project. I don’t want you to be safe just at work, but in every aspect of your life,…… Continue reading National Safety Month / Week 1

Electric ranges recalled after electrocution

(RNN) – A plumber’s electrocution has prompted the recall of thousands of electric ranges. Consumers are urged to immediately stop using about 6,300 Blomberg and Summit brand freestanding electric ranges, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said in a statement Friday. “The electric ranges can become energized because a screw was not installed to secure…… Continue reading Electric ranges recalled after electrocution

Why Do We Mine?

The last 2 companies that I worked for involved mining. There is a great need for products that come from the earth. When I first started in that industry, I never really thought about how much we demand these items from the earth. Did you know that every American born will need: 23,408 lbs of Clays…… Continue reading Why Do We Mine?

Serious Accident? Now What?

Major workplace accidents that result in serious injuries (including deaths) are stressful, confusing, and chaotic emergencies.   Fortunately, these catastrophic events are rare and most of us have little (or no) experience with them.  But should one happen on your watch, what would you do?  To help you cope with one of these rare traumatic events, I’ve listed the following fourteen tips designed…… Continue reading Serious Accident? Now What?

MSA Safety Alert: Air-Purifying Cartridges

MSA-safety-alert Safety Notice Comfo® Air-Purifying Respirator Cartridges March 23, 2017 Dear MSA Respirator Customer, MSA recently determined that a small percentage of Comfo Combination Cartridges manufactured from September 1, 2016 through December 11, 2016, may not comply with the NIOSH required P100 filter minimum efficiency level of 99.97% for particulates. The affected cartridges types are…… Continue reading MSA Safety Alert: Air-Purifying Cartridges