Companies Behaving Badly-Rules? We Don’t Need No Stinkin Rules

As it is workplace safety is not the most glamorous topic around the world and when it comes to personal safety in general it’s not something most people talk about at all unless a major incident has been recently covered on television or the internet.  It doesn’t help when safety managers and other professionals are… Read More Companies Behaving Badly-Rules? We Don’t Need No Stinkin Rules

Safety Lessons Learned From Wile E. Coyote 4

Today’s lesson learned from the Wile E. Coyote school of safety where they constantly defy the laws of physics, perverse the rules of nature, and live in animated immortality.  But here gravity always rules. LESSON 4 Preventing Falls: Falls don’t just occur off the top of a building but can happen in facilities where production occurs within… Read More Safety Lessons Learned From Wile E. Coyote 4

The TopTen OSHA Violations Before Christmas. On the Second Day

  Santa received a notice of violation( 1910.212) Machine Guarding. This is #9 on OSHA’s TopTen violations for 2019. After solving the PPE issue yesterday, let’s take a look at machine guarding.  As we had mentioned yesterday, machinery is extraordinary and can be challenging yet quite rewarding to operate and maintain.  Some professional operators have… Read More The TopTen OSHA Violations Before Christmas. On the Second Day

The TopTen OSHA Violations Before Christmas. On the First Day

Santa received a notice of violation( 1926.102) lack of PPE – Eye and Face Protection. This is #10 on OSHA’s TopTen violations for 2019. The industrial revolution provided us with many great inventions of machinery.  Machinery is great because it helps to do the jobs of drilling, sanding, polishing, cutting, shaping, bending a lot easier… Read More The TopTen OSHA Violations Before Christmas. On the First Day