Drone Safety

Drone Safety

In just the last decade, drones have gone from something of an experimental concept to something that we see all the time. They are used for recreation, military, businesses, and anything else you can think of for a wide range of different things. As more and more people and businesses find uses for drones, safety

Reducing Risks and Hazards in the Workplace

Reducing Risks and Hazards in the Workplace

The Adventure of Reducing Risks and Hazards in the Workplace Whenever starting a new job, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what you should be doing, and how it needs to be done. When I started working at a new facility as a safety manager, I began my first day with a meeting

Struck by Accidents in Construction

Struck by Accidents in Construction

Each year in the United States there are over 800 construction related deaths. Of these, more than 150 are caused by being struck by vehicles, construction equipment or other common workplace items. In fact, the so-called struck by accidents are the #1 cause of injuries on construction sites, and the second leading cause of death.

Surface Contamination in the Workplace

Surface Contamination in the Workplace

Maintaining a safe workplace involves far more than just ensuring everyone has the right safety equipment and the facility is kept free from obvious hazards. Every facility needs to work to limit any type of safety concerns throughout the facility. One issue that is often overlooked is that of surface contamination. Surface contamination can come

The Dangers of Loose Clothing

The Dangers of Loose Clothing

When working in any type of facility with moving equipment, it is important to make safety a priority. While some dangers are obvious, others are often overlooked and can result in significant injuries. One example of this is working near moving machinery with loose clothing. Whether it is an un-tucked shirt, a tie, an unbuttoned