Tag Archives: Personal Protective Equipment

Job Hazard Analysis: Make them work for you

We are back to writing our blog after a summer hiatus (well, and finishing up a couple of big projects). We often have companies ask about Job Hazard Analyses (JHA).  First, what it is: whether you call it a JHA … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Wisconsin company after fire

Fontarome Chemical, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company located in St Francis, WI (just outside of Milwaukee), received 17 citations from OSHA after an investigation following a fire at their facility last year.  Most of the citations and accompanying proposed fines of … Continue reading

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June is Home Safety Month

Off the job injuries cost more than on the job injuries.  While employers may not pay directly when an employee sustains an off the job injury, they pay indirectly when an employee loses work due to an injury or is … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Eye washes

Eyewash stations are needed if there is a chemical splash hazard or you are using corrosives.  Make sure they are kept clean and accessible (no using them as storage racks).  Flush plumbed eyewashes weekly. For more information on this or … Continue reading

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Skin: We are still learning how to protect it

Janet Keyes, CIH, recently attended the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) in Denver. Over the next couple weeks we will be featuring some of the highlights from that conference. We all have skin. What many don’t realize is … Continue reading

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Personal Protective Equipment: Safety Footwear

Are your feet at risk? Gone slip-sliding away? Have you had foot injuries? If something drops, do your toes cringe? If so, foot protection is needed. It could be safety toed footwear, with the crush-resistant toe made of steel or … Continue reading

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