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How to Avoid Three Top Welding Injuries

Some of the job hazards welders face each day are while working from heights, in extreme conditions, and in confined spaces. There are several simp...

Some of the job hazards welders face each day are while working from heights, in extreme conditions, and in confined spaces. There are several simple precautions workplaces can take to ensure a safer work environment. Here are three of the biggest dangers to welders and how to avoid injuries.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 05, 2018
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Take Charge of Industrial Control Panel Safety

As part of industrial maintenance, most workers will have had to conduct work inside control system panels. To troubleshoot problems, visual commun...

As part of industrial maintenance, most workers will have had to conduct work inside control system panels. To troubleshoot problems, visual communication is not only required, but important to inform, remind, and warn. In control panel work, missing, incorrect or out-of-date labels can be a hazard.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 04, 2018
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Improve Quality Management for Global Demands

Technology is assisting in reporting more detailed data than ever before. Businesses can utilize this data to grow their operations globally and to...

Technology is assisting in reporting more detailed data than ever before. Businesses can utilize this data to grow their operations globally and to improve upon their quality management system. This allows more focus not only on their products and services, but the means to achieve it.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 25, 2018
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Machine Crushing Victim Shares LO/TO Importance

A construction maintenance worker was inside a machine when it was powered on, which caused him to nearly be crushed to death. If proper safety con...

A construction maintenance worker was inside a machine when it was powered on, which caused him to nearly be crushed to death. If proper safety controls had been in place, such as lockout/tagout, he would not have had to endure the anguish of losing full use of his arm, which changed his life.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 20, 2018
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Simple Tips for Safety as Manufacturing Powers On

Growth and demand in the manufacturing industry shows no sign of slowing down. This rapid demand also increases the need for more workers, which ar...

Growth and demand in the manufacturing industry shows no sign of slowing down. This rapid demand also increases the need for more workers, which are not easy to find, experts say. The pressures in manufacturing can sometimes add strain on safety programs.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published June 22, 2018
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Roofing Work Demands Climb in Storm-Hit Areas

Roofing work demand is high after storms on the East Coast. The roofing industry already is facing a worker shortage and companies are trying to ke...

Roofing work demand is high after storms on the East Coast. The roofing industry already is facing a worker shortage and companies are trying to keep pace with a growing list of roofing projects. When time is of the essence, roofing workers still must adhere to compliance and safety best practices.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published May 21, 2018
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Golden Opportunities in Modern Mining Safety

Extracting minerals from the earth requires mighty labor. A lot of the processes in mining have changed in the past 30 years. There is great advent...

Extracting minerals from the earth requires mighty labor. A lot of the processes in mining have changed in the past 30 years. There is great adventure and great dangers in mining. With new technology and governmental focus on safety, the canvass for industrial mining continues to evolve.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 03, 2018
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HazCom Plans Crucial in Preventing Employee Exposure

Several workplace chemical exposures have prompted OSHA to remind companies of proper respirator and ventilation policies. After an incident in New...

Several workplace chemical exposures have prompted OSHA to remind companies of proper respirator and ventilation policies. After an incident in New York, individuals urge OSHA to create a notification system for local first responders, fire departments, and others of chemicals in the area.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published March 30, 2018
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Do Not Miss a Step in Training Workers on Ladder Safety

A government study found that most workers say they have not been trained on how to use a ladder safely. There are several steps workers should tak...

A government study found that most workers say they have not been trained on how to use a ladder safely. There are several steps workers should take before grabbing any ladder for a job. With proper communication, organization, and a safety mindset that is promoted from management on down.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published March 15, 2018
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Our Best Content of 2017

We list our Top 10 Content pieces for 2017. See what made the list.

We list our Top 10 Content pieces for 2017. See what made the list.


BY KELSEY RZEPECKI | Published December 28, 2017