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Lockout Tagout–it really matters

OSHA requires that equipment be guarded or locked out to prevent injuries.  Lockout is used to isolate energy sources so that equipment cannot and does not start up.  A recent article in OSHA’s bi-weekly newsletter reinforces why this is so … Continue reading

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Grounds maintenance work halted in National Parks

A National Parks Service maintenance employee died in May 2012 when his mower went over an embankment. The parks service suspended mowing operations until mowing procedures and safety can be reviewed. According to a Center for Disease Control (CDC) study, … Continue reading

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