The December R.A.M.P. newsletter focuses on winter holiday fire safety, cold season and silica dust. Download the newsletter below to learn more.
An injury or illness is considered to be RECORDABLE (and, therefore, must be recorded on OSHA logs) if it meets any of the following criteria: Any work-related fatality. Any work-related injury or illness that results
5S is a foundation for more disciplined actions. It enhances housekeeping but it is not housekeeping. 5S must be a team effort and the results must enable anyone to “tell at a glance” what is
Safety culture is more than workplace safety rules, safety equipment, and procedures. It has to do with organization-wide approach and attitude regarding workplace safety. If your company shares a strong safety culture from the CEO
A Safety Supervisor’s Experience Safety professionals like to talk about establishing safety “routines.” I’m not so sure that this is exactly the right approach. The dictionary definition of “routine” is an “unvarying or habitual method
The November R.A.M.P. newsletter focuses on the hazards of gravity. Download the newsletter below to learn more.
Best Management Practices (BMP’s) There is always a risk for an oil spill when dispensing fuels and oils. Leaks and drips are common, but they are also preventable. Below are some BMP’s that may help
What’s a Near Miss? Usually, a near miss or hit is defined as an accident that almost happened. For example, the situation where someone trips and almost falls down the stairs but manages to grab
It’s easy to look back after an accident and find something (or someone) to blame. What’s harder is to look closer at why these things happened; why, for instance, an operator didn’t alert co-workers to
A self-employed farmer died when an unsupported, raised front-end loader bucket fell as he repaired the hydraulics, crushing him against the front of the machine. There were no witnesses. It appears that the farmer raised