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Construction Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Eye and Face Protection

  • Safety glasses or face shields are worn any time work operations can cause foreign objects to get in the eye. For example, during welding, cutting, grinding, nailing (or when working with concrete and/or harmful chemicals or when exposed to flying particles).
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Oregon OSHA Pesticide Drift Regs Taking Effect Jan. 1

The rules expand a protective zone, extend the evacuation period, require storage for boots and shoes to prevent pesticides from being tracked into workers’ housing, and require doors, windows, and air intakes to be closed when pesticides are applied. 50 more words

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, toxic gas which interferes with the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood. CO is non-irritating and can overcome persons without warning. 211 more words

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Fall Protection in General Industry

Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. Employers must take measures in their workplaces to prevent employees from falling off overhead platforms, elevated work stations or into holes in the floor and walls. 166 more words

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Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S): Safety Concern

Health Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

H2S is heavier than air and can collect in low-lying and enclosed, poorly ventilated areas such as basements, manholes, sewer lines and underground telephone/electrical vaults. 48 more words

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Serious workplace incident reported at business in Bohle, Townsville

News.com.au Townsville Bulletin December 14, 2018

A man has been killed in a workplace incident in Townsville.

Authorities responded to reports a man had been crushed by a quantity of steel pipes at Casa Engineering on Enterprise Street at Bohle about 10.15am. 148 more words

Forensic Pathology