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Examining the Different Types of Work Safety Gloves

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 18, 2019 at 11:24 AM

According to OH&S, hand accidents account from between 40 to 60 percent of recordable workplace incidents. Selecting a pair of gloves to work goes beyond finding the right fit and form.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, PPE, Safety Management

What Is Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD) and How Does It Affect Employees at Work?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 16, 2019 at 9:43 AM

Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD) is one of the biggest silent dangers lurking in your organization. It’s defined as the excessive wear and tear on muscles, tendons, and nerve tissues due to repetitive motion over an extended period of time.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Ergonomics

Safety Wonderland Blog Series – Part 4: How to Prepare for Winter Weather-Related Emergencies

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 26, 2018 at 3:08 PM

Winter weather is one of the biggest threats to workers, whether you’re driving to or from work or simply doing business as usual. While snow and ice can make for hazardous road conditions, freezing temperatures can put you at risk for serious conditions like hypothermia, frostbite, or overexertion.

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Topics: Winter Safety, Safety Management, Risk Management

Safety Wonderland Blog Series – Part 3: Warm Clothing Isn’t Just for Comfort

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 12, 2018 at 7:08 AM

Outdoor jobs like construction or oil rigging don’t get put on hold when cold weather comes knocking. Instead, it’s important to learn how to work with the cold rather than against it so you can remain productive and profitable without incurring any safety risks.

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Topics: Winter Safety, Safety Tips

Safety Wonderland Blog Series – Part 2: Deck the Halls, But Do It Safely

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 5, 2018 at 12:28 PM

Every holiday is holly and jolly until a fire breaks out and ruins Christmas. Fire departments across the country respond to an average of 170 house fires each year that were started by Christmas trees or holiday decorations.  And, on average, these fires cause four deaths, over a dozen injuries, and millions of dollars of damage each year.

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Topics: Winter Safety, Safety Tips

Safety Wonderland Blog Series - Part 1: Beware of These 5 Winter Road Hazards

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 29, 2018 at 1:20 PM

Road safety is paramount any time of year, but winter weather can present additional dangers unique to this time of year. Even drivers who are used to icy roads and poor driving conditions can often find themselves in danger.

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Topics: Safety Tips, Winter Safety, Road Safety, Logistics and Transportation

The Top 5 Causes of Construction Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 28, 2018 at 9:59 AM

Even the most diligent construction companies can still be at risk for a major accident. Construction accidents don’t just happen on their own, either. It’s usually the result of a series of events that ultimately led to the incident.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction, Safety Management, Incident Management, Training Management, OSHA

8 Workplace Safety Tips to Share at Your Next Safety Meeting

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 26, 2018 at 10:14 AM

Let’s face it: At some point, your employees may think they’ve heard all there is to hear about workplace safety. When this happens, it can be a slippery slope because your cautionary tales or safety tips may start to fall on deaf ears.

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Topics: Safety Meetings, Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, Incident Management, Safety Tips

The Deadly Dangers of Arc Flash and How to Reduce Your Chance of Incident

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 16, 2018 at 9:44 AM

Electrical work poses no shortage of risks, but the arc flash is arguably one of the biggest dangers. Arc flashes cause or contribute to over 30,000 incidents each year and 400 fatalities. But what’s even more important to understand is that the majority of arc flashes are the direct cause of worker error, and almost every situation can be prevented.

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Topics: Risk Management, Workplace Health and Safety

Everything You Need to Know About DOT Compliance

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 14, 2018 at 10:19 AM

Whether you have one commercial vehicle or an entire fleet, DOT compliance should be a top priority. Set forth by the United States Department of Transportation, this set of rules governs all aspects of commercial vehicles to ensure the safety of drivers, workers, and the general public.

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Topics: Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management, Compliance, Automotive, Regulatory Information

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