A COMMON REFRAIN in the arena of occupational safety and health is “Protect your eyes. A second chance with sight is rare.” Coaching about the need for adult workers in construction, manufacturing, and other industries to wear eye protection is a common thread in the safety training offered by Safety Solutions & Supply.Continue reading
THE HOLIDAY SEASON is meant for celebration and joy — and joy in abundance. Unfortunately, irresponsible behavior — constantly the focus of accident-prevention training at Safety Solutions & Supply — can turn a time of great joy into a time of great tragedy and sorrow.
The topic here is the irresponsibility of overindulgent and excessive alcohol consumption — at any time but particularly during the holidays — and the totally preventable traffic-related accidents, injuries, and deaths often caused by drunken driving.Continue reading
IT HAPPENS LIKE clockwork. Fall arrives — as it did this year on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 — National Falls Prevention Awareness Day is held, and National Fall Prevention Awareness Week begins. We’re presuming it was planned this way to make the safety observances easier to remember.Continue reading
LAST YEAR at about this time, we posted on our Safety Solutions & Supply blog site an article with an idea for holiday gift shoppers. We suggested that for practical gift givers, a great gift idea to help keep an outdoorsy-type family member or friend safe would be a PPE kit, with PPE being shorthand for personal protective equipment.Continue reading
THE LONG-ANTICIPATED final rule for changing the OSHA requirements for crane operator certification has been published.
In the new final rule, published Nov. 7, 2018, OSHA (the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration), specifies that certification must be completed via an accredited testing service, an independently audited employer program, military training, or compliance with qualifying state or local licensing requirements.Continue reading
WHEN WE ANNOUNCED recently through our e-newsletter that Safety Solutions & Supply is now a state-certified trainer in temporary traffic control, we considered it a pretty big deal. We still think it’s a big deal. This is very important training for the safety of road construction and maintenance crews and the motoring public, and we’re pleased and proud we can provide it.Continue reading
IN THE TRAINING PROGRAMS, consulting work, and other professional services we provide here at Safety Solutions & Supply, we’re almost exclusively helping adults in workplace matters about occupational safety and health. This article brings things a little closer to home. It’s about the little ones — your children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. It’s about keeping them safe.
This week, Sept. 23-29, 2018, is Child Passenger Safety Week, and this Saturday, Sept. 29, is National Seat Check Saturday.Continue reading
IT HAPPENS LIKE clockwork. Fall arrives — as it did this year on Saturday, Sept. 22 — National Falls Prevention Awareness Day is held, and National Fall Prevention Awareness Week begins. We’re presuming it was planned this way to make the safety observances easier to remember.Continue reading