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OSHA’s mission is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance”.

Bradley’s Keltech Tankless Water Heaters

Bradley’s Keltech Tankless Water Heaters

An Environmental Health and Safety Engineer for one of the world’s largest manufacturers of specialty metals and chemicals, Jason Desler evaluates potential hazards to employees that are inherent in a metal manufacturing facility. Caustic chemicals, extreme furnace heat, and highly corrosive gases present serious health and safety challenges that must

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Case Study An Environmental Health and Safety Engineer for one of the world’s largest manufacturers of specialty metals and chemicals, Jason Desler evaluates potential hazards to employees that are inherent in a metal manufacturing facility. Caustic chemicals, extreme furnace heat, and highly corrosive gases present serious health and safety challenges

Safety: Why Game-Based Learning Is Effective

Safety: Why Game-Based Learning Is Effective

If you have ever played cards or board games with family or friends, you know how engaging, entertaining, and memorable such games can be. Games such as Trivial Pursuit or other knowledge-based contests can be educational as well-in fact, even more educational precisely because you’re having fun. If you apply

Slip-Sliding Away

Safety-focused operations never question their commitment to trench protection. Above all, they know that proper trench safety saves lives. They know that working within a safety culture enhances morale and retains and attracts the best employees the industry has to offer. And finally, they know that there is a link

Tales From the Trenches

The risk of collapse makes trenching and excavating one of the most hazardous construction operations, according to OSHA.

Other dangers faced by crews include working in close proximity to traffic, electrical hazards from contact with overhead power lines, potential underground utility leakages (particularly natural gas) and the typical risks incurred when

Noise and Hearing Protection

Excessive exposure to noise is one of the most pervasive occupational health hazards on a construction site. A study conducted by the University of Washington indicated that, depending on the job task, as many as 10% of construction workers may be exposed to noise levels at or above the current

White Paper: Curing the Diesel Fuel Blues

According to the US Department of Energy, diesel fuel prices have risen 348% since 2002. Diesel fuel cost is problematic for at least six reasons: You cannot operate your heavy machinery without it. You have no control over the price. It is a significant expense. The cost directly affects your

OSHA, Ergonomics, and Safety

Prompting from the federal government is causing the solid waste industry to take a closer look at safety and working conditions. While OSHA puts its proposed ergonomics standard into final form and decides who it will ultimately cover, some solid waste managers share their thoughts on safety in the industry.

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