Head Protection - You may be exposed to the hazards of falling
objects at work and need to protect yourself from the risk of
head injuries. This is an excellent article for On the Job Toolbox
Hearing Protection - Noise is recognized by OSHA as a
preventable cause of temporary or permanent hearing loss,
stress, and other physical problems.
Electric Power - A mistake around electricity could easily be your
Ergonomics - The way you organize the elements of your
workplace to fit your individual needs is probably the most
important consideration in working comfortably. You can save
time and effort throughout the work day by taking a few minutes
to think about the best position for your equipment and the most
effective use of your space.
Electrical Equipment - This information is being provided to
highlight the requirements for the use of extension cords,
electrical tools, temporary power and temporary lighting.
Nail Guns save time and energy at construction sites. They can
also be deadly when handled incorrectly. Before you pull the
trigger, think about where the fastener is going.
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Incident Reporting - The health and safety of our employees
is a top priority. It is everyone’s responsibility to help
prevent injuries and report all incidents immediately so that
the same thing does not happen again.
Ladder Safety in Construction - Ladders are indispensable
additions to jobsites. While they are uncomplicated and
simple to use, you shouldn’t take ladder safety for granted.
Ladder problems are easy for OSHA inspectors to spot and
therefore companies receive numerous citations every year.
Falls: General Protection and Awareness - Falls are the
leading cause of injuries at work sites. Falls can occur from
ladders, scaffolding, vehicles, heavy equipment, aerial lifts,
openings, platforms, and roofs.
Heat Stress - The combination of heat and humidity can be
a serious health threat during the summer months. So, take
Air Contaminants - On the job tool box safety talks - An air
contaminant is any substance that is accidentally or
unintentionally introduced into the air, having the effect of
rendering the air toxic or harmful to some degree.