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.
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.
Cables connect VFDs to motors, playing a critical role in the safe, efficient operation of the system. In the past, manufacturers used their own judgment to classify their products as VFD cables. This all changed in 2018 when NFPA updated NFPA 79: Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery.
In 2016 and 2017, lockout/tagout ranked number five on OSHA’s top 10 list of safety violations. Recently, we went over ways to make your lockout/tagout program smarter, now let’s focus on the seven essential parts of a successful, compliant LOTO program.