Monthly Archives: February 2013

Always something unexpected

It looks like our blog works, but our website was hacked and is in for repairs.  What happens when the unexpected happens?  Usually, you deal with it.  Fortunately, we have a web designer who we could turn to for assistance … Continue reading

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Lockout/Tagout

Lockout/tagout refers to securing tools and equipment when they are being repaired to reduce or eliminate the chance of accidental release of energy.  What that means is that if you are working on equipment that could accidentally start up, or … Continue reading

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Ignore OSHA regulations: pay the price

I was reading a recent OSHA QuickTakes newsletter and the press releases about companies that received six figure OSHA citations.  What struck me was the seemingly complete ignoring of regulations.  Four contractors in New Jersey were cited for failing to … Continue reading

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