Category Archives: Industrial Hygiene

27Jul 2017
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Keeping Your Machine Shop Safe – A Visual Guide

If an employee can get his/her hands into the operation of a machine—where the actual cutting, shaping, boring, or forming of material takes place—that machine isn’t guarded well enough. Hundreds of people are injured or killed each year working around … Read more »

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06Sep 2016
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Happy N95 Day!

There’s a good chance you’re not yet familiar with this national “holiday”, but if you require respiratory protection in the workplace, it’s time to find out what it’s all about. “N95 Day” was created by The National Institute for Occupational … Read more »

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28Apr 2016
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Your Mother Doesn’t Work Here: Workplace Housekeeping

An Organized Workplace is a Safe Workplace. Cleaning up after yourself is likely the best workplace safety advice your mother gave you. Of course, your mother wasn’t thinking about cluttered construction sites or utility closets so packed with cast-off furniture … Read more »

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10Feb 2013
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Taking Charge or Putting Someone in Charge: The First Step in Creating Your IIPP

Developing and implementing an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) can seem like an overwhelming task — particularly for a small business owner, but it doesn’t have to be. In my last post, I wrote the following summary describing what an IIPP is, and now I’ll address the next step to creating your IIPP. Read more »

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