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Hot Work

Hot Work

Operations that create a spark or flame such as welding and soldering are referred to as hot work. Special precautions are necessary to perform hot work safely. Hot work procedures must be understood by operators and building managers and all occupants should be...
Landscaping Safety

Landscaping Safety

General Safety Use equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions PPE Required: Hardhat, Hearing Protection, Eye Protection, Safety Toed Shoes Wear close fitting clothing without cuffs on gloves and pants Do not wear jewelry, keep long hair tied up and...
Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding

This Toolbox Talk is based on OSHA’s machine guarding standards. Guarding involves protecting ourselves from machines and equipment in our work environment. Basic Terminology: Parts of the Machine Requiring Guarding Point of Operation: Area where machine performs work...
Means Of Egress

Means Of Egress

Emergency Evacuation Drill Procedures: All Employees are required to evacuate during emergency evac drills The primary functions of these drills are: Ensure fire protection equipment is operating properly Employee training on how to properly evacuate When the alarm...
Office Move

Office Move

Follow these steps when preparing for an office move: 1. Schedule enough time to pack over several days, avoid long packing sessions. 2. Get adequate rest, fatigue induces injury. 3. Identify items others will handle. 4. Plan so pathways will be open. 5. Order right...
Oil Spill Response

Oil Spill Response

All employees having a role in managing or maintaining oil containing devices must be able to initiate an appropriate oil spill response. Oil Spill Response: 1. Assess the severity of the situation Determine if the situation is immediately hazardous to your well...