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Site Safety

Hazard Signs You Might See at Work and What They Mean

Here are some of the most common variations of hazard signs that you might see in the workplace and how you can interpret their meaning.

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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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Brown Recluse Spider
Site Safety

How to Recognize the Poisonous Brown Recluse Spider

If brown recluse spiders are present in your area of the country, please raise awareness with employees at least once a year during a safety meeting.

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Site Safety

Training and Experience are Key to Occupational Dog Bite Safety

For employees that work outdoors or regularly conduct business in residential neighborhoods, training on dog bite prevention techniques is important.

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A danger sign on a fence outside a demolition project that says, "Danger, Demolition Work in Progress."
Site Safety

Demolition Projects and the Hazards for Construction Workers

All personnel on a demolition project need to be fully aware of the potential for unknown hazards and the safety precautions available to control these hazards.

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Supervisor wearing a hard hat and safety vest is overseeing the recycling plant with several conveyor systems.
Site Safety

How to Protect Workers from Conveyor-Related Hazards

Because conveyor hazards vary, it is important that machine guarding, secondary safeguarding, and lockout/tagout practices are implemented effectively.

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Site Safety

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.

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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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Site Safety

Hand Truck Loading and Maneuvering Safety Precautions

While hand trucks can reduce risks associated with manual lifting, there are still safety precautions to follow when hand trucks are used for materials handling.

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