Lockout And Electrical

  • Safety News You Can Use

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    OSHA introduces new rules regarding the reporting of injuries and cites companies for jeopardizing the safety of their workers. Learn what the new rules could mean to you, and what led to these latest OSHA violations. New Rules for Reporting Severe Injuries Beginning on Jan. 1, 2015, employers must communicate with OSHA whenever an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of Read More

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    OHSA hands out penalties to many companies for a variety of different safety violations. Learn how they put their workers at risk, as well as other safety news. A manufacturing company and staffing company were cited by OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) for 13 safety and health violations, with proposed penalties of $49,000. An OSHA inspection revealed that workers were exposed to dangerous, unguarded machinery, as well as Read More

  • Meet the Latest Safety Padlock from Master Lock®

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    Implementing your lockout procedures shouldn’t be dangerous! This is why Seton has recently launched dielectric thermoplastic safety padlocks from industry leader Master Lock®! As with all Master Lock® padlocks, this new safety product carries the same high standards for padlock design, application and performance that customers have trusted since 1921. But the good news is  Read More

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    Several companies were recently fined for a variety of OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) violations. Retailer Cited for Multiple Safety Violations A national retailer faces penalties of $217,000 after being cited for four safety violations (three willful and one repeat) in a Montana location. The willful violations were failure to keep exit routes free and unobstructed, storing materials in unstable and unsecured ways, and using space around electrical Read More

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    Get the latest safety news, including safety violations, here. Learn why an employer was sued by the U.S. Department of Labor and read about companies fined for jeopardizing worker safety. Employer Sued After Employee Files OSHA Complaint A West Springfield, Mass. employer was sued by the U.S. Department of Labor after allegedly firing a worker for filing a safety complaint. The employee informed OSHA about safety and health hazards in Read More

  • Electrical Safety on the Job: Proper Precautions Save Lives

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    According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), electrical hazards are responsible for more than 300 deaths and 4,000 injuries in the workplace every year, and electrical accidents are sixth among all causes of work-related deaths in the U.S. ESFI also notes that more than 46,000 workers have been injured in on-the-job electrical hazards over the last 10 years.  But many steps can be taken to reduce Read More

  • Product Spotlight: Lockout/Tagout

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    To ensure the safety of workers, it’s crucial to perform the correct lockout/tagout procedures on equipment before it is serviced. Before performing maintenance on a machine, employees must follow correct lockout/tagout procedures. This involves taking the following steps: Prepare for shutdown Shut down the machine Disconnect or isolate the machine from its energy source Apply the lockout/tagout device to the energy-isolating device Release, restrain or otherwise render safe all potential hazardous stored or Read More

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    Keep your workers safe with guidance from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). Here are some recent headlines from the agency on best practices and lessons learned. Raising Awareness on Fall Hazards: OSHA plans to hold a national safety stand-down from June 2 through June 6 to raise awareness about fall hazards, a leading cause of deaths in the construction industry. OSHA wants employers and workers to use the Read More

  • A New OSHA Initiative: Temporary Worker Safety

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    Lawrence Daquan "Day" Davis, a 21 year old from Jacksonville FL was crushed to death when a palletizing machine was accidentally restarted by a co-worker. A notable fact regarding this case is that Mr. Davis is a temporary worker. His case is one of a number of Read More

  • The Essential Lock Box Guide

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    A lock box is a pretty common term in the real-estate business, as well as in the banking industry. However, it also means something to those in industrial and manufacturing: safety. These items, when used with a proper lockout system, act as a fail-safe device that will ensure no machines are activated while maintenance is Read More

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