For those new to safety talks, follow the Ten Point Guide Below. Please note that this is only a guide! Remember, in general, the purpose of a Safety Talk is to help workers RECOGNIZE and CONTROL hazards on the job site.
Introduce the Topic: Example: This week we are discussing Alcohol / Drugs on the job site
Explain the Danger: Example...Read More
Do the OSHA standards permit employers to use aerial lifts to transport workers to and from elevated work stations where the basket is either set down on an elevated surface or placed at the edge of a structure?
OSHA standards do not prohibit employees from exiting or entering an aerial lift basket that rests on or adjacent to an elevated surface....Read More
What is ergonomics? Most people have heard of ergonomics and think it is something to do with seating or with the design of car controls and instruments. It is...but it is much more! Ergonomics is the application of scientific information concerning humans to the design of objects, systems and environment for human use. Ergonomics...Read More
Working for thirty years can get to a body. In my twenty some years I have gone from my lean youth to Frequent stretching and body movement is important to keep a proper blood supply to a persons working muscles and tissues throughout the workday to prevent fatigue, discomfort. These stretches will also reduce your stress level, and increase your...Read More