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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Explained

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Explained

Understanding Total Productive Maintenance Total Productive Maintenance, or the acronym TPM, gets tossed around in Lean and general business circles often enough, but an understanding of the idea escapes most people. In general, TPM has a few different goals. In a quick and dirty sense, these are… To eliminate breakdowns To eliminate small stops or

Injury Prevention Plans – 5 Key Components

Injury Prevention Plans – 5 Key Components

Implementing Injury Prevention Plans All facilities should have injury prevention plans in place for most jobs within the facility. These plans can help identify risks, and plan out what should be done to reduce or eliminate them from the facility. In many places, these types of plans are actually required by law. Whether you have

Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention – Disturbing Facts & How to Protect Your Employees

Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention – Disturbing Facts & How to Protect Your Employees

Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention When thinking about workplace safety most people start by looking at things like fall prevention, hand protection, and other hazards that can cause immediate or severe injury. One of the most common safety concerns in the workplace, however, often gets ignored. This is the risk of hearing loss, which impacts

Fatal Traps – 3 Strategies to Keeping Your Employees Safe

Fatal Traps – 3 Strategies to Keeping Your Employees Safe

3 Ways To Help Avoid Fatal Traps In The Workplace In general, workplaces have become safer and safer as time has gone on. It’s to the credit of innovative safety professionals that the fatality rates in our modern workplaces today are far lower than they’ve ever been (hurray!). Unfortunately, as every toddler learns, despite our

Holiday Hazards – Your Safety Checklist

Holiday Hazards – Your Safety Checklist

Common Holiday Hazards within the Workplace As we move into the holiday season most people’s thoughts turn to things like gift giving, spending time with family, and other enjoyable things. While at the workplace, however, it is important to maintain a strong focus on safety to help ensure that accidents and injuries don’t ruin anyone’s

Protecting Temporary Workers Using these 5 Tips

Protecting Temporary Workers Using these 5 Tips

Are You Protecting Temporary Workers within Your Business? For many companies, this time of year brings a lot of extra work that needs to get done. One of the best ways to ensure it is completed on time is to hire on temporary workers. Whether it is just for the holidays, or during another time

Table Saw Safety – SawStop System Review

Table Saw Safety – SawStop System Review

Improving Table Saw Safety When looking at construction site safety, few things are as important as addressing concerns with table top saws. These saws are used for a wide range of different jobs, and they can be extremely dangerous. The fact that a sharp blade is spinning at thousands of RPMs so close to the

Hand Hazards that are Often Overlooked

Hand Hazards that are Often Overlooked

Hand Hazards in the Workplace When it comes to workplace accidents and injuries, few are more common or more traumatic than hand injuries. Every year thousands of people experience severe cuts or even amputations, which can have a permanent impact not only on their ability to work, but also to perform most common tasks outside

Radon Safety – The Silent Killer

Radon Safety – The Silent Killer

Concerns Regarding Radon Safety There are many different types of safety concerns in any given workplace. Some of them are quite obvious and can be addressed without too much effort. Others, however, are more hidden and will require some very specific steps in order to identify them and reduce or eliminate the issue completely. One

Violence in the Workplace – 5 Important Facts

Violence in the Workplace – 5 Important Facts

Looking at the Root Causes of Violence in the Workplace When looking at workplace safety, one thing that is often neglected is the idea of violence in the workplace. This can be a touchy subject because it can be hard to identify root causes, and you can’t really accuse people of being potentially violent without