Reading the User Manual

What do you do with those booklets that come with tools, equipment, fall protection, PPE, and other various types of items? Throw it away? Don’t even give it a glance? Or if you do look at it, it might be after you have broken something or hurt yourself. This booklet is called the user manual. […]

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Protecting Employees from Heat Stress

Heat Illness – Exposure to heat can cause illness and death. The most serious heat illness is heat stroke. Other heat illnesses, such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat rash, should also be avoided. There are precautions that can be taken any time temperatures are high and the job involves physical work. Risk Factors for […]

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council has deemed April as Distracted Driving Awareness month. Most of us drive every day. It is easy to let our guard down and let bad habits settle in. Every year, distracted drivers are responsible for about 2.5 million car crashes. This blog is a quick guide to help maintain good habits […]

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Fall Protection Inspection

The Bailey BlogFall Protection Inspection Personal fall protection systems such as harnesses and lanyards can save your life in the event of a fall from heights. However, if your equipment isn’t in good shape, you could be putting your life at risk. It is important to inspect your fall protection equipment prior to every use.Always follow […]

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Portable Toilet and Sanitation Best Practices

The OSHA Sanitation Standard for Construction (29 CFR 1926.51) requires employers to provide accessible sanitary facilities for all personnel and to ensure that these facilities are maintained in an appropriately clean and sanitary condition. Sanitary and healthy workplace conditions promote a productive work environment and ensure the health and welfare of workers. This fact sheet […]

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Do you have a Covid Plan?

The number of confirmed or suspected cases of Covid-19 has been on the rise and the total number of deaths attributed to the virus has surpassed 200,000 in the United States. This could be from any number of factors, but it is important to ensure employees understand the risks of infection and how the virus […]

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OSHA’s Top Ten of 2019

Federal OSHA finished their fiscal year September 30th. They have recently released the top ten citations of 2019. Comparing 2018’s top ten to 2019’s top ten, the lists are almost identical. Except for respirator protection and Control of Hazardous Energy, which switched positions. Respirator Protection now #5 and Control of Hazardous Energy now #4. I […]

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