Archive: May 2016

Mowing Tips For A Great-Looking Lawn

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

The grass can be greener on your side of the fence if you heed these eight hints on making the most of mowing.

Calibration Gas Mixes & Regulator Flow Rates

Monday, May 23rd, 2016 by Mike Maxwell

Did you know that most calibration gas mixtures have different gas values because different gas detector manufacturers use specific values that are different for each gas?

Spring Cleaning the Safe Way

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

As the weather warms, Americans are turning their attention to spring cleaning, as well as outdoor projects. Here are a few tips to make your spring cleaning safer.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Plumbing Safety

Monday, May 16th, 2016 by Dave Henry

Before beginning any do-it-yourself projects or repairs it is a good idea to review some plumbing safety basics. By following some basic safety methods and precautions you can avoid injury and complete your projects successfully.

OSHA Requires Personal Protective Equipment Assessments

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 by David Jewell, CSP

Under the General Industry standards (1910.132-138), OSHA requires employers to conduct and document Hazard Assessments for each job (some refer to this as a JSA or Job Safety Analysis). It is both a regulation and a very basic safety principle; you have to know what the hazards are if you are going to protect employees from it.

Did You Know That OSHA Has eTools?

Monday, May 9th, 2016 by Michael Puffer

eTools and the eMatrix are stand-alone, interactive, web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics.

Hear are the Facts

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

Do you find your ears ringing after a day at work? Or, do you need to turn up your stereo on the drive home and find it far too loud the next day when you get into your vehicle? These are two signs that you may be suffering from some degree of noise-induced hearing loss.

Get the Facts on Steel-Toed & Safety-Toed Shoes

Monday, May 2nd, 2016 by Dave Henry

When purchasing Safety-Toed Safety Footwear, there are many factors to consider: Slip Resistance, Chemical Resistance, Weather Resistance, Sole Pattern and Impact Resistance