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Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR)

Each year, approximately 2,400 children suffer severe shock and burns when they stick items into the slots of electrical receptacles – that is nearly seven children a day. [...]


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Avoiding the Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2013

Workplace safety is not just about hard hats, safety glasses, or gloves, but includes a tireless dedication towards identifying and reducing ALL safety risks. Is maintaining the highest level [...]


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Prevention of Prescription Drug Abuse

What is Drug Abuse -Compulsive, excessive, and self-damaging use of habit forming drugs or substances, leading to addiction or dependence, serious physiological injury (such as damage to kidneys, liver, [...]


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The Highway Hazard-Road Rage

The term ‘road rage’ was created in the late 80s. Road rage is the act of being aggressive or irate while operating a vehicle. Statistics show that 250,000 people [...]


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OSHA Fines Dupont For Methyl Mercaptan Deaths

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has cited DuPont for 11 worker safety violations for a November, 2014, methyl mercaptan leak that killed four workers. The citations come with a total [...]


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Sick Building Syndrome

Workers complain of not feeling well while  at work, but it’s been observed that the symptoms clear up after they leave. Chances are they’re not allergic to their job, [...]


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Ingredients of a Good Toolbox Talk

A Toolbox Talk is an informal group discussion that focuses on a particular safety issue. It can be used daily to promote your department’s safety culture. The aim is to facilitate [...]


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Understanding the Difference Between “First Aid” and “Medical Treatment”

On December 11, 2010, box maker Beverly Brown was walking down a vertical staircase at a Wayne Farms chicken processing plant in Decatur, Alabama, when she lost her [...]


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Battery Safety

Battery is a device that is placed inside a machine (such as a clock, toy, or car) to supply it with electricity The increasing global demand for batteries is [...]


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Fatal Four: Safety in the Construction Industry

According to OSHA’s “Commonly Used Statistics” webpage… In 2011…… Out of 4,188* worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2011, 738 or 17.6% were in construction. The leading causes of [...]


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