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Best Practices
The Benefits and Challenges of Ensuring a Safe Workplace

A properly-implemented workplace safety program acts as both a safe-guard for individuals and a strategy for employee satisfaction and company growth.

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Automated Guided Vehicle performing work in a warehouse similar to a forklift.
Heavy Equipment
Industrial Workplace Safety for Automated Guided Vehicles

Automated Guided Vehicles, commonly known as AGVs, may be generally safer than manual forklifts, but safety precautions and worker safety are still critical.

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Work Zone
Work Zones
Work Zones: Why Daily Safety Meetings are Important

For crews that are working on projects in work zones, a daily safety meeting at the start of every shift is recommended, here are great points to emphasize.

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Moffett brand forklift, painted red, not in operation
Heavy Equipment
Keeping Pedestrians Safe When Forklifts are in the Area

For any company with forklifts in operation, it is imperative that pedestrian safety be a top concern when foot traffic is in the same area as the forklifts.

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One person wearing gloves wrapping a cut on another person's hand, providing first aid.
Incidents
Reviewing First Aid Steps During a Staff Safety Meeting

Every medical emergency is different, so your next safety meeting is a great opportunity to review first aid steps with trained employees.

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Worker on a job site wearing a safety vest that says, "Stop Work If Unsafe" on the back of the safety vest.
Best Practices
How to Empower Workers to Stop Unsafe Working Conditions

Stop Work Authority (SWA) empowers employees, at any level, to halt a job or task when a hazardous situation appears imminent, without fear of retribution.

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Close-up View of Large Water Truck
Incidents
Lessons Learned from Deadly Construction Struck-by Incident

When workers are assigned to tasks in the vicinity of moving vehicles, the employer should require pre-work safety meetings for all employees on site.

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Broken Skylight
Incidents
When Skylights are Deadly: Why Fall Protection is Required

"How could I have prevented it? Don't say, I've been doing this for 20 years, that won't happen to me, because it's not true. Look what happened."

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Scene of Tragic Incident with Man Lift
Incidents
Lessons Learned: Crushed-by Hazards Can Be Deadly

Crushed-against is a caught-in hazard that all team members need to be aware of because if you aren't trained, things can take a deadly turn fast.

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