Tag Archives: CSB

Personal injury rates are just a small part of the story

Some companies put a lot of emphasis on personal injury rates, as if few injuries is a critical measure of success of a safety program.  There are a lot of arguments against that thinking – few or no personal injuries … Continue reading

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Dangers of Hot Work – New Chemical Safety Board Video

Hot work is welding, cutting or grinding done near flammable vapors.  Some companies require hot work permits any time hot work is done outside a welding bay.  The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a new video on hot work, focusing … Continue reading

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CHESS Summer Newsletter: Hot off the press

Check out our summer newsletter with articles on: Preventing heat illness Minnesota State shut down (well, they are now back to work) Federal OSHA updates (OSHA at 40, OSHA brochure on workers’ rights, enforcement guidelines on personal protective equipment) Workers’ … Continue reading

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