The summer season is upon us, and that means workers are exposed to stifling outdoor temperatures, while on the job and similar dangers in hot indoor environments. Operations involving high-air temperatures, radiant heat sources, high humidity, or strenuous physical activities have a high potential for causing heat related illness.
In order to create the safest workspace possible, sometimes it is all about what you need to stop doing. To assist you, Arbill has created a list of the 10 things you need to avoid as they may be hindering safety at your company.
While Toolbox Talks cannot serve as a substitute for an employee's formal safety training, they do serve as a great way to address safety issues and concerns that may be plaguing your workplace right now.
As Safety Month comes to an end, we want to share with you 10 of our all-time favorite safety quotes. While these quotes may make you smile, keep in mind that any of the following would complement the beginning or conclusion to a tool box talk. In addition, these sayings are also a great way to wrap up any meeting.
June is National Safety Month. It’s also the beginning of summer. For employers in industries such as hazardous waste remediation, petrochemical refining or pharmaceutical manufacturing who need their employees to wear disposable chemical protection apparel, balancing safety and heat can be a challenge.
As a part of our summer safety series, this blog covers arc flash terminology. Today's blog is provided by our partners at National Safety Apparel (NSA)
June has been declared National Safety Month, and across the U.S. the National Safety Council and thousands of organizations are working together to meet the goal of National Safety Month which is NO 1 GETS HURT.
As a part of our summer safety series, this blog covers heat stress and FR head protection.
Today's blog is provided by our partners at National Safety Apparel (NSA) and written by Mike Cuppage and Melissa Gerhardt
Did you know that OSHA 1910.269 now mandates that anyone working on or around electrical hazards must have complete 360 degree FR protection? This includes arc rated head and neck protection. In general, there are three different arc flash head and neck protection systems that can be used to achieve compliance. These systems are the FR balaclava and arc rated faceshield combination, FR balaclava and arc rated goggle combination, and the traditional “beekeeper” style arc flash hood.