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Dangers Posed By Scaffolding

Millions of industrial and construction workers work around scaffolds every day as a part of their daily duties. Unfortunately, scaffold sites are prone to accidents. 443 more words

Workers Compensation

Nursing jobs full of hazard

Karen Johnson was seven months pregnant and working as a nurse when a patient punched her in the stomach. The blow had enough force to send Johnson into premature labour, but it wasn’t her only experience with abuse on the job. 783 more words

J-School

Zen and the Art of Machine Maintenance

There’s a passage from Mark Epstein’s book Psychotherapy Without the Self that sets up this post on machine maintenance and repair quite nicely. Epstein asks a renowned Zen Master named Achaan Chah if he could summarize Buddha’s teachings. 459 more words

Workplace Safety

OSHA’s Top Priorities for 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has come out with their yearly agenda and it lists their main priorities for 2015.  One topic on the top of their agenda is the control and exposure to crystalline silica, which is an element of sand, soil, granite, and other minerals.  398 more words

ProActive Safety Services

"Safety Photos of the Day" - 12-16-2014

Talk About “Walking the Plank”……..

I hope That’s Not An Electrical Connection????  Feet? No, That’s Not A Proper Ground!

Workplace Safety

Work Hazards -vs- Risks, What's the Difference?

Most often used interchangeably, what really makes the difference when it comes to planning for hazards and risks. Are they really that much different? And if so, what should be the approach for protecting your workforce against them both. 283 more words

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