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Safety Talk – Hand Tools

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To start off our week, Jeff discussed the proper use of Hand Tools at our Weekly Safety talk. Hand Tools are one of the biggest causes for hand related injuries in the work place. Avoid these when using hand tools: DO NOT: Use tools for jobs that they are not…

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Safety Talk – Fatal Four

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The Fatal Four was our topic this week at out Safety Talk meeting. The Fatal Four account for more workplace fatalities than any other type of incident. Consequently, these are the most deadly incidents in the workplace industry. Fatal Four categories: Falls Main Cause: Not wearing a a safety harness….

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Safety Talk – Short – Cuts

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At our weekly Safety Talk, we discussed “short-cuts” at work. Sometimes when in a hurry, nothing bad happens or there may be a “near miss”. However, a serious injury will eventually occur. No matter how busy the work place pressure is, NEVER take a short-cut. Used the wrong ladder because the…

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Safety Talk – Safety Glasses

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This week we discussed Safety Glasses in our Monday Safety Talk. Safety Glasses play an important part of protecting our eyes at work from various hazards. They need to be worn at all times in the workplace.   Workers experience eye injuries on the job for two major reasons: They were…

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Safety Talk: PPE

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We hope everyone enjoyed their weekend! Today, Jeff gave our team a friendly reminder to keep their personal protective equipment in mind whenever they step into our manufacturing area. PPE are not only expected to be worn during close encounters with welders/grinders, etc., but are also expected to be worn…

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Choosing the Right Eye Protection

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Mark has discussed PPE and eye safety in the past, but today’s topic of discussion focused more on how to choose the proper eye gear for protection at work. There are 2.4 million eye injuries annually in North America. With the use of eye protection, at least 90% of them…

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NOISE AWARENESS

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Hearing and noise levels were the topic of conversation on the BWS shop floor this morning.  Making the staff aware of the different noise levels and the potential dangers of them was the goal.  Even though your day-to-day may not be noisy and require protection, certain tasks may. While the…

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