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Always Wear Gloves! Then, Stop the Bleeding

Does your team know what to do first, when administering first aid? Always protect yourself ...

Identifying & Isolating Hazardous Energy

Preventing the release of hazardous energy is one of the most important aspects of staying ...

Why is Heat Stroke Deadly?

What do BBQ and heatstroke have in common? Read today’s Monday Minute to find out! ...

National Workplace Eye Health & Safety Month

Do you know the difference between Z87+ and Z87? Check out this week’s Monday Minute, ...

Allergy Meds & Safety

Did you know that in some states you can get a DUI for driving while ...

Ladders – The Silent Killer

Everybody knows what the second to top step says. “Caution! Do not sit or stand ...

HAZCOM – A Refresher

Does your company use Dihydrogen Monoxide? Make sure to read this week’s Monday Minute to ...

OSHA & CPR

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Fall Protection and Softeners

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Forklifts & Safe Operation

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Scaffolding Inspections

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Why Do We Need Fall Rescue Plans?

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Extension Cord Best Practices

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Preventing Muscular Injuries

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Hydration Happens at Home!

It’s getting hot out there! A record breaking heat wave out west has pushed its ...

Rigging Refresher – Pre-lift Inspections

Safe lifting and hoisting start with proper inspections of the equipment and rigging. What is ...

National Don’t “Fry-Day!”

The Friday before Memorial Day has been dubbed “National Don’t Fry-Day.” It’s time for a ...

Overhead Powerlines

If you work outside, do you make a point to look for overhead powerlines? Did ...

Suspension Trauma & The Necessity of Fall Rescue Plans

Employees have to be protected from falls, and they must have a fall rescue plan ...

Restoring Energy to the Locked Out System

The work is finished and it’s time to remove the lockout. Do you have a ...

ZES & TEST, TEST, TEST!!

The lock-out MUST be verified. This crucial step is the difference between an effective LOTO ...

Just a Tag? Is That Allowed?

Locks vs. Tags. When is a tag out acceptable? Can you use locks instead of ...

Eye Protection – Face Shield Tint Levels

Tinted face shields are required for use anytime there is the potential for light radiation ...

The Monday Minute – Allergy Meds & Safety

Did you know that in some states you can get a DUI for driving while ...

The Monday Minute – Ladder Safety

Everybody knows what the second to top step says. “Caution! Do not sit or stand ...

The Monday Minute – HAZCOM

Does your company use Dihydrogen Monoxide? Make sure to read this week’s Monday Minute to ...

The Monday Minute – OSHA & CPR

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The Monday Minute – Aerosol Cans

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Gwinnett County’s Movers and Makers 2016 Award goes to…

Congratulations to Mitsubishi Electric for being Gwinnett County’s 2016 Manufacturer of the Year Award recipient. ...

Gwinnett County’s 2016 Movers & Makers Awards

Safe Workforce Development is honored to be a sponsor of 2016 Movers & Makers Awards. ...

Time to start thawing the turkey!

When purchasing a turkey the rule of thumb suggests a pound per person.  A 12 ...

We salute our Veterans!

Thank you to all of our Veterans for your service! ...

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween will be here before you know it.  Safe Workforce Development has listed some safety tips and ...

Power Tool Safety

The golden rule of power tool safety is always using the right tool for the ...

It’s not the fall that hurts. It’s the sudden stop!

Falls are one of the most common causes of injuries. And approximately one in five ...

Defensive Driving

Let’s face it. We all could improve our driving. Car accidents are the leading cause ...

Hazards of Acetylene

Acetylene is the most commonly used gas for fueling cutting and welding torches.  The very ...

Exerpts on Line Breaks from OSHA’s Guidelines for Process Safety Management

OSHA published a pamphlet to help employers understand Process Safety Management regulations. OSHA Pamphlet #3133 ...

Line Break Safety Plan and Permitting

Installing a new pipe system typically comes with certain unexpected risks. These challenges and problems ...

“Massive Western Heat Wave May Break June, All-Time Records This Weekend”

Last night the Weather Channel published an interesting article about this week’s heat wave that ...

Heat Illness: symptoms and when to seek medical attention

It’s certainly been hot in the South the last few weeks. One of the things ...

Let’s Stay Hydrated

The typical signs of dehydration include fatigue, dry mouth, legs heavy or cramping, and often ...

WELDING SCREENS – PROTECTION FROM ULTRAVIOLET RAYS

Most arc welding and cutting processes, torch welding, cutting and brazing, or soldering, produce quantities ...

HEAT ILLNESS PREVENTION

Summertime is great, if you’re in a pool or in the backyard relaxing in the ...