Workers have been using hearing protection devices since the 1960’s to protect themselves from high levels of noise. Approximately 30 million workers in the United States are occupationally exposed to hazardous noises each year. 10 million of those workers suffer from noise induced hearing loss according to NIOSH.
ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 is a standard that consists of design, testing, performance and labeling requirements for tool tethering systems and containers used to transport and secure tools and objects at heights. The four categories of equipment covered in this standard are: Anchor Attachments, Tool Attachments, Tool Tethers and Containers.
OSHA encourages employers to provide AEDs in the workplace and advises that AEDs be considered for inclusion in workplace first aid programs.
February is American Heart Month. Increase your awareness of heart health and encourage your workplace to prevent heart disease with a healthier lifestyle.
Let’s discuss overcoming 5 common facility safety mistakes. These tips and reminders will help you create a safer work environment for you and your employees.
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Safety habits can be either good or bad. You may have heard it said before about an individual, “They have poor safety habits,” or “They have good safety habits.” When supervisors, team leads, or co-workers don’t say something to someone who is performing an unsafe act, the action goes unchecked. The offender, either consciously or unconsciously, considers the action as acceptable behavior and will repeat and habitualize the action.
One gallon of vaporized gasoline can explode with the same force as 20 sticks of dynamite. Safety containers protect workers by minimizing the risk of fires when handling hazardous liquids.
Justrite has compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help better explain common concerns of using safety cans and containers in the appropriate way.