Prevent slips, trips, and falls by clearing all walking surfaces of snow and ice, and spreading de-icer, as quickly as possible after a winter storm. Employers should consider options to avoid working on elevated heights; plan ahead for safe snow removal of inclines, steps and ladders by clearing snow and ice from surfaces, and de-icing.
DON’T BE SHOCKED…! We thought the following tips for safety on the job might be helpful. The Two Basic Tips for an Electrical Shock Incident Grounding is extremely important when working with electrical equipment, cables, and conductors. It prevents electricity from coming into contact with you and making you part of an electrical circuit. Electrical shockoccurs
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Preventing Slips on Snow and Ice To prevent slips, trips, and falls, employers should clear snow and ice from walking surfaces, and spread deicer, as quickly as possible after a winter storm. When walking on snow or ice is unavoidable workers should be trained to: Wear footwear that has good traction and insulation (e.g. insulated
SAFETY ON THE JOB Heat Stress and Heat Stroke As the temperature edges up this summer, it is a good time to know the signs of excessive heat and its potential damage to the body. There are two types: heat stress and heat stroke. Heat stress is dangerous, but heat stroke is deadly. And both
TDOT is transitioning away from the old “Smart map” to the new Smartway map and it’s almost complete.
An emergency action plan covers designated actions employers and employees must take to ensure employee safety from fire and other emergencies. Not all employers are required to establish an emergency action plan. Even if you are not specifically required to do so, compiling an emergency action plan is a good way to protect yourself, your employees, and your business during an emergency.
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