When clocks spring forward, people lose sleep, have more heart attacks, and might not even save energy.
By Ben Harder
Groggier than usual? No surprise there: Americans set their clocks ahead by an hour yesterday and lost an hour of sleep. "Springing forward" creates another hour of sunlight in the evening. It also has some effects on health and p...Read More
Lockout/Tagout is more than just putting a lock on the main electrical disconnect to a machine or part of a machine . When you are done, there are 3 very important steps you must do when removing a machine from a Lockout/Tagout state:
THREE STEPS FOR RESTART
1. INSPECT – inspect the equipment to be sure that –
all tools and other mate...Read More
Lockout/Tagout is more than just putting a lock on the main electrical disconnect to a machine or part of a machine. There are 7 very important steps you must do when putting Lockout/Tagout in place:
SEVEN STEPS FOR SHUTDOWN
NOTIFY – Notify all affected employees that you are going to be conducting a lockout.
PREPARE – Before you begin, ...Read More
When pedestrians for forklifts meet unexpectedly, it can have deadly consequences. Blind spots are one of the major causes for this unexpected meeting to take place. They include corners, doorways that open out to an aisle and other areas with limited visibility for both pedestrian and forklift operator.
It is important that forklift operator's ...Read More
Most of us know that accidents are caused by only two things - unsafe acts or practices, and unsafe conditions. Some of us even know that 9 out of 10 accidents are the result of unsafe acts, or things we do when we know better. This is kind of strange if you think about it. We have more to fear from our own actions than from any other job...Read More