COMPANIES BEHAVING BADLY is our regular monthly feature, that is published on the 1st. Thursday of each month, and brings to you the latest on citations issued to companies violating compliance regulations, proposed fines and how they could have been prevented so don’t put employees at risk. We look at safety award winners, new safety gadgets and more! Companies Behaving Badly – Fear and Ignorance. Please don’t hesitate to share these stories at your next safety tailgate/toolbox meeting. It is my hope, that one day I will run out of Companies Behaving Badly to write about but unfortunately that appears to be no worry at present. <— Sign up now and never miss an issue.
Join us as we take a journey on the Green Brick Road of Safety along with machine operator Dorothy and discover that there is no great secret when it come to workplace safety and you are just as much a part of the solution. Learn how to identify hazards and the proper ways to correct them in The Complete Guide to Warehouse Safety Part 4. This series is great for the beginner or someone thinking about entering the field of manufacturing and warehousing and for you seasoned veterans, it’s always good to look at different ideas and points of view.
KNOW THE SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION
I’m concerned that not enough of us are prepared and ready. There have been quite a few natural disasters all over the country in the course of last year. Hurricanes, floods, fires, earthquakes, tornadoes not to mention the Man made disasters or near disasters like Oroville Dam in California.
Greatly reduce your dead time and follow some of these dead on tips.
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– Avoid deadly duos. Like exposed wires in a wet environment which can cause electrocution. Chemical fumes in a poorly ventilated area can over come a worker before they know it, and cause grave injury or death. It can also create an explosion when ignited even with a small spark.
– Wear your PPE, NO Excuses. You are wearing those safety glasses/googles, bump caps, helmets, ear-plugs, gloves, respirators and jump suits for a reason. To protect you.
– Don’t operate machinery that has had guards removed or emergency stops tampered with. Report it to your union rep or supervisor. If nothing is done, call OSHA. 1-800-321-6742 / 1-800-321-OSHA.
There is a reason this is our most read article. A warehouse manager’s worst nightmare and you should know about it.
The Secret Killer In Your Warehouse – An must read article for every one who works in a warehouse whether Manager, Supervisor or employee. The life you save could be your own.
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