Lockout And Electrical

  • 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

  • Safety News You Can Use

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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

  • Safety News You Can Use

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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

  • Safety News You Can Use

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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

  • Padlocks: That Simple Little Thingamajig that Protects Lives and Assets

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    If you’re reading this, then it might be safe to assume that you’ve used a padlock at some point in your life. Like a lot of things we see or use everyday, we do tend to take these things for granted. That is understandable, since these nifty devices have been around since the late Eastern Han Dynasty (25 CE -220 CE), making them seem commonplace and negligible. You’ll Read More

  • Lock Out Violations: More Than Just a Cause for OSHA Citations

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    The third most cited OSHA violation of the past year, and constantly part of the top 10 most cited violations of OSHA every year for the past 5 years, is the one where the locking out and tagging out of hazardous energy is overlooked. Forgetting to lock out and tag out machinery that is being serviced can cause more Read More

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