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Do Not Miss a Step in Ladder Safety Training

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.

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Communication Tower Safety Involves Many

For 30 years, there has been an increase in communication towers for 911 services, cell phones, electricity transmission, and more. There is a need for additional safety and communication for workers as technology on these giant towers change to include more high-tech data collecting.

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Visual Aids Bolster Bollard Post Safety

Whether used as a means to direct traffic, deter vehicle intrusions, and to protect people and structures, bollards act as visual guides, reminding drivers to drive safely and responsibly in areas near schools, government buildings, and industrial warehouses and shipping yards.

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Corporate Disclosure Lags on Safety Metrics Reporting

Global companies are tracking workplace injury and safety data but are not making it public. Having transparency about hazards enhances awareness and allows room to more effectively improve overall safety. Reporting these efforts can improve investor relations and employee culture.

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Marine Corps Air Facility Adds App, Steps Up Safety Program

A safety team at the Marine Corps Air Facility (MCAF) in Quantico, Virginia, tackled safety issues and created an app to help with inspections. These efforts have been recognized by OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program for creating a world-class safety program.

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Injured Woodworker Details Importance of Machine Guarding

Years after a board impaled his hip, a woodworker's pain continues. He details the importance of machine guarding. Consistently listed among OSHA's top 10 safety violations, machine guarding is still often overlooked in protection. OSHA has several standards for machine guarding.

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Prevent a Nightmare: Haunted Houses on Safety Street

Guest of a haunted house don't typically expect to be completely safe, but safety is a concern for the people trying to scare those who dare to enter. From a list of rules on the first step on the property to a floor marked exit, safety is in the background of all those frightening corners.

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Five Ways You Can Prevent Fires at Your Office

National Fire Prevention Week is October 9-16 and gives good cause for pause for many of us who work in offices. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) claims there are approximately 3,340 office building fires annually, causing an average of four deaths and 44 injuries every year.

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Your Safety Preparedness Can Help Others

When a disaster strikes, sometimes our failure to properly label even the simplest piece of equipment or putting off updating an old sign can inadvertently cause a second crisis for workers who are trying to help. Old, faded or missing safety signage could become problematic after a disaster.