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Safety Poll

January 18, 2010
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I have the luxury of working within an organization where safety is the main priority of their day to day operations. I know that is not always the case for most. So I just have to ask… Please feel free to leave a comment explaining the details. I have disabled e-mail addresses so an...
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Where do you stand with the “New” OSHA?

January 15, 2010
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Where do you stand with the “New” OSHA? Posted using ShareThis
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Calculating Arc Flash Energies for Circuits < 250V

January 15, 2010
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Author: pankaj1 The 2002 IEEE-1584 Guide for the calculation of Arc Flash Hazards provides equations for the calculation of arc flash incident energies for equipment rated 208V to 15 kV. The equations are used in power system analysis software when performing arc flash hazard studies. The guide has qualifiers for systems rated less than...
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First Aid & CPR Refresher

January 12, 2010
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I found this site while surfing the internet. They basically offer an online First Aid and CPR course for free. They have quizzes at the end of each section. I think it is a pretty good refresher for someone who has had formal training. They do offer online certification but I’m not sure how...
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Safety and Complacency

January 7, 2010
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In an incident today, a worker was operating a scissors type lift while elevated about 12′ high.  The lift came in contact with a floor drain.  As you could probably guess, the drain cover gave way, causing the lift’s wheel to fall into the drain.  The lift did not tip over, but it did...
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