March is Ladder Safety Month! So, it’s a good time to look at ladder safety at your company. Many workplace accidents involve falls from ladders. And all these falls could and should have been prevented. Here are a few tips based on OSHA regulations that must be followed.
With all the new safety-rated switches, PLCs, and other devices, is safe torque off (STO) something you could really use? Is it worth the investment? Right off, I’ll say, given the minimal cost involved with drive safe torque off, the investment is a no-brainer even if you don’t use it at first.
Often overlooked, emergency eyewash stations play an important role in the safety of workers. Damage to or loss of eyesight can not only be a devastating personal event, but it can also be costly for the employer. Permanent injury is all too common when it comes to the soft tissue of the human eye.
Cold stress can be extremely hazardous, and proper precautions must be in place to keep workers safe. There are many ways to identify cold stress, and OSHA’s cold stress card is an excellent place to start. OSHA identifies three common types of stress and how to prevent them.