HazCom – Airborne Concentration Exposure Limits – Toolbox Talk

HazCom – Airborne Concentration Exposure Limits – Toolbox Talk

Knowledge of the proper PPE and safe procedures is key to reducing your exposure to a chemical. PPE may include chemical resistant gloves, boots, eye and face protection, chemical suits, and respiratory protection, depending on the chemical you are handling.  ...

HazCom – Workplace Container Labeling – Toolbox Talk

HazCom – Workplace Container Labeling – Toolbox Talk

The Hazard Communication Standard provides six elements that must be included on shipped containers. The hazard statement, signal word, and pictograms are the standardized elements of the label, which means that they may not deviate from the language or elements...

10 Electrical Safety Tips for the Workplace

10 Electrical Safety Tips for the Workplace

Today, any office or workplace setting operates on electricity. Electrical equipment, from computers to machinery can all be potentially hazardous and can cause shock and burn injuries if improperly used or maintained. Though most general personnel don't need...

How to Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19

How to Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a constantly changing situation. It seems that every state and region has its own guidelines for safety, and there's a lot of information going around about how you can keep yourself safe — what methods work, and which do not. If you're...

Disinfecting Against the COVID-19 Virus at Work

Disinfecting Against the COVID-19 Virus at Work

As companies and workers return to business, disinfection and frequent cleaning is still absolutely necessary. As you likely know, the COVID-19 virus is known to live on surfaces for hours, if not days, which means that proper disinfection is essential to the safety...

Donning and Doffing Gloves – Toolbox Talk

Donning and Doffing Gloves – Toolbox Talk

Updated: 6/18/2020 One of the most effective and simple preventative measures against exposure is personal protective equipment, referred to as PPE. Putting on the proper PPE is the first step that you should take in a potential exposure situation, as it is essential...

5 Basic First Aid Tips for the Workplace

5 Basic First Aid Tips for the Workplace

Understanding basic first aid for the workplace is an essential component of creating a safe environment within your business or organization. When your employees are trained in basic first aid, they will be able to respond quickly and appropriately to a workplace...

Proper Handwashing Techniques – Toolbox Talk

Proper Handwashing Techniques – Toolbox Talk

Practice good hygiene and wash your hands frequently, especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. Follow the steps below for proper handwashing techniques: Wet your hands with clean, running water and apply...

What is Lockout/Tagout?

What is Lockout/Tagout?

Lockout/Tagout, aka LOTO, is one of those safety terms that gets thrown around a lot. So if you've been wondering "what is lockout tagout?" here's what you need to know: The OSHA standard for The Control of Hazardous Energy is also known as Lockout/Tagout....

OSHA Training Expectations for an Active Shooter Incident

OSHA Training Expectations for an Active Shooter Incident

It's no secret that America is facing a tragic battle against active shooters. Unfortunately, a number of these incidents occur in the workplace. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016 report, in today's workforce, the incident of an armed...

Common Myths About Safety Culture

Common Myths About Safety Culture

It's important to remember that the end goal of workplace safety is keeping everyone safe from injury and harm. There's a lot of information available about workplace safety, and unfortunately, some of it is untrue. Some of this misleading information...

Why Safety Matters For Small Businesses

Why Safety Matters For Small Businesses

It's easy for small businesses to brush off health and safety training as unnecessary expenses if you only have a few long-term employees. You probably assume they already know how to do their jobs safely. But health and safety training isn't always that...

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