Monthly Archives: January 2011

Drive Safely the Burma Shave Way

We have been on a Burma Shave sign kick lately, so let’s add another one to the safety tip of the week. This one is from 1941. At intersections Look each way A harp sounds nice But it’s hard to … Continue reading

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OSHA Withdraws Proposed Occupational Noise Interpretation

OSHA announced they are withdrawing their proposed interpretation of the noise standard, which would have clarified the term “feasible administrative or engineering controls” of noise hazards. According to OSHA’s press release: “Hearing loss caused by excessive noise levels remains a … Continue reading

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Safety Tip from Burma Shave

Don’t lose Your head To gain a minute You need your head Your brains are in it / Burma-Shave Take your time: we want you to arrive alive, safe and sound.  CHESS

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MN OSHA Safety Lines available

Minnesota OSHA publishes a quarterly newsletter.  The January 2011 edition is now available on Minnesota OSHA’s website.  You can also subscribe to receive email notification of when Safety Lines is published. Highlights of this issue include: Ken Peterson is named … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Watch out for Traffic

The holidays are over and it is time to get back to work.  Don’t allow distractions to take your attention away from traffic.  Watch for poorly marked work areas.  Keep your distance from snow plows, and allow extra time to … Continue reading

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