Category Archives: Workplace Safety

20May 2016

Don’t Take Shortcuts – Be Safe!

Taking safety shortcuts to save time and money is dangerous. I was conducting a safety inspection at a large fruit packing house in the San Joaquin Valley. Like most fruit packing houses, this one had conveyor belts everywhere transporting fruit … Read more »

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11May 2016

What do you get when you cross a pedestrian and a mobile device? A pedtextrian.

And an accident waiting to happen… Mobile phones and other electronic devices have become so commonplace, it’s hard to imagine how we ever got along without them. They are essential to our work and personal lives by helping us ‘get … Read more »

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28Apr 2016

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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22Mar 2016

You Might Be Dirtier than You Think

Are you washing your hands the right way? Effective handwashing takes more than soap and water. Last week, we talked about cold stress and how to spot it. But cold weather and rain also increase the chance of getting sick. Handwashing … Read more »

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