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Safety Talk – First-Of-Inspections

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Monday brings the start of the week and a new Safety Talk topic. “First-Of-inspections” and “In-Process inspections” were the focus. Both of these are as important as a final inspection. Jeff encouraged our staff to report mistakes they may recognize before production starts or during the early stages of production….

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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 – A Proactive Approach

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A PROACTIVE APPROACH – This is what we discussed today during our weekly Safety Meeting. This method allows you to spot dangers before it’s too late, the opposite of a reactive approach. QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF OR TO DISCUSS WITH A SAFETY MANAGER: Do you have the right equipment? Are…

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Safety Talk – Water Safety

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Today, we are reminded that staying safe outside of the workplace is equally as important. Summer is quickly approaching and the topic was Water Safety. Anytime you are working over or near water you may be exposed to various hazards such as : Drowning Cold-Water Shock & Immersion Weather (Lightning, etc.)…

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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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Forklift Awareness

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It’s Safety Monday again!  This week Jeff helped deliver our safety message: forklift awareness. For the BWS team, this was a relevant issue  to discuss.  Not only are forklifts used regularly in our facility, but statistically speaking, they have had a large impact on North Americans in the work place. …

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BWS Christmas Dinner 2017

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It’s the time of year again when we seem to spend much of our time reflecting on the past.  Over this past year, we can certainly say that things have gone by quickly and we have accomplished many great things! Today is our last day of work before Christmas break,…

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Back Pain

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Welcome back after a long weekend!  Today we held our “Monday morning” safety talk on a Tuesday due to the holiday yesterday.  This week, Mark addressed a very common issue in the workplace:  back pain. Mark listed some of the “Do’s” and “Dont’s” for lifting in the work place in…

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