Why Did You Do That?

My first blog of 2019 was titled “Is this Safe To use?” I shared my recent experiences of encountering tools, equipment, cords, ladders and anything else you can think of that employees use daily that are in poor condition and not safe to use. I asked, “why do these items continue to stay in service […]

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Know How to Handle the Heat

It’s that time of the year where we find ourselves in the month of June, it’s late spring and we are in the midst of summer. With summer comes the heat that can create hazardous outdoor working conditions. Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments can be at the risk […]

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Is this Safe to Use?

          It’s been a while since my last blog. Over the past few months I have conducted many jobsite/facility audits and have taken hundreds of photos. There is a common trend that I continue to see. The poor condition of tools, equipment, cords, ladders and anything else you can think of […]

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Ladder Safety Month and OSHA 300 Logs

The Bailey Blog will return next month. I wanted to share some important links for your use. March is Ladder Safety Month- www.americanladderinstiture.org   OSHA 300 Logs- If you have not done so already, OSHA requires employers in high-hazard industries(that’s construction) to post information from their OSHA 300 and 300A logs to their website no […]

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OSHA Focus Four: Electrocution

Over the past few months I have briefly summarized three of OSHA’s Focus Four topics. The fourth cause of most serious injuries and fatalities in the construction industry is; Electricity. Electrocution is death or serious injury caused by electric shock. Whenever there is bodily contact with electricity there is a chance of fire, burns, shock, […]

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