Safety articles on Site Safety

Forklift operator in warehouse.
Site Safety

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.

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A large grease trap cover that looks similar to a manhole cover.
Site Safety

Workplace Safety Precautions to Prevent Grease Trap Incidents

Safe grease trap design, training, and maintenance, as part of an overall workplace safety and health program, can prevent grease trap‑related incidents.

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Lab worker using a biosafety cabinet.
Site Safety

Safety Precautions for Biosafety Cabinets (BSCs) in the Lab

If used correctly biosafety cabinets (BSCs) protect laboratory workers and the immediate lab environment from infectious aerosols generated within the cabinet.

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Portable Yellow Caution Wet Floor Sign Leaning Up Against a White Wall
Site Safety

Protect Walking Surfaces From Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards

Slip, trip & fall hazards are lurking everywhere you find walking/working surfaces, but a good workplace health and safety program can minimize those risks.

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Worker wearing gloves spreading out wet concrete during construction.
Site Safety

Safety Hazards During Concrete Production and Construction

Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials and safety hazards exist in all phases of production and construction work with concrete.

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Workers on Construction Site Working at Heights
Site Safety

Safety Tips to Avoid Common Construction Site Hazards

Common construction site hazards along with guidance on specific items that need to be included in the construction company's workplace safety program.

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Orange and white street barricade with two signs that say Detour and Crosswalk Closed.
Site Safety

Barricades are an Important Component of Work Area Safety

If there is a potential hazard appropriate barricades must be in place. Do you know what can safely be used as a barricade if used properly?

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Messy Construction Area
Site Safety

Housekeeping Plays an Important Role on Every Job Site

Believe it or not, OSHA cares how neat and tidy you are on the job site. Messy projects mean the potential for OSHA poor housekeeping citations.

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Copperhead Snake
Site Safety

Copperhead Snakes Can Be a Threat on Outdoor Job Sites

Copperhead snakes are not usually aggressive but it's important for outdoor workers to understand the threat and know what to do if they see a snake.

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