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TODAY'S SAFETY ARTICLE
How to Respond in an Active Shooter Situation at Work
A safety meeting on active shooter response is an opportunity to discuss security measures already in place and site-specific details employees should know.
Why You Should Always Inspect Step Ladders Before Use
Step ladder inspections are a very important step to avoid serious injuries. Workers must ensure the ladder they will use is in safe working order.
Always Use Lockout and Tagout Together to Maximize Safety
With hazardous energy, many workers get confused about lockout/tagout because they think it only applies to electrical work - and that can be a grave mistake.
Why Combustible Dust is So Dangerous When It's Not Controlled
The dangers of combustible dust, how and why primary and secondary explosions occur, and general control measures facilities can implement or improve.
Guardrails are Important for Mitigating Fall Hazards
Guardrails are critical to help prevent falls, but they must be constructed properly and according to the strict OSHA standards set up for guardrails.
Protect Workers from the Bite of Black Widow Spiders
If black widow spiders are present in your area of the country, please raise awareness with employees at least once a year during a safety meeting.
Ensure Adequate Safety Training to Protect Warehouse Workers
Safety precautions all warehouse workers need to be trained on include PPE, forklifts, housekeeping, materials handling, ladder safety, and fall hazards.