Confined Spaces Heightens Coronavirus Risk

Protecting your employees should always be your first priority. That’s why we here at Safety Solutions and Supply want to share with you the newly developing risk of working in confined spaces. 

According to a report published by the Corona National Information and Knowledge Center, the chances of contracting coronavirus are much higher when working in confined spaces. It has been proven that the virus is spread through respiratory particles that are released when people cough, sneeze, or speak. It is also said that the more people there are in a confined space, the chances of the virus spreading also increases. Reports suggest that the virus could be contained if wearing masks became the standard.

In order to properly protect your employees, try providing them with masks when they are required to work in confined spaces. We also have confined space fans to set up your next confined space entry to help keep airflow going. 

If you or your employee work in confined spaces, we here at  Safety Solutions and Supply have the necessary PPE, so come in and speak to our  team of safety professionals for any application questions you may have. If you have any additional concerns, feel free to visit us online Safety Solutions and Supply, check out our training services, or give us a call here at 866-537-2262. 

Safety Solutions & Supply
314 E. Canal St. (State Road 60)
Mulberry, Florida 33860
Phone: 1-866-537-2262 (toll free)
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: solutionsinsafety.com  

Plan, Provide, Train: 3 Ways to Prevent Falls

Did you know that according to BLS data in 2018, there were 320 fatal falls during construction fatalities? With the proper training, planning and provided equipment these deaths are preventable. That’s why we here at Safety Solutions and Supply want to share with you OSHA’s 3 step plan to prevent falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs. 

  • PLAN
    Planning your safety measures ahead of time will help ensure that the job will be done safely. Be sure to evaluate how the job will be done, the tasks necessary to complete it, and the equipment that will be needed for each task. 
  • PROVIDE
    As an employer, you should always make sure to provide your employees the proper safety equipment. This equipment is not limited to but includes the proper ladders, scaffolds, and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as fall arrest systems and harnesses. 
  • TRAIN
    Every employee should be properly trained before they begin a job and the training should be reinforced periodically as we humans tend to forget things or take shortcuts. Training should include proper set-up and use of equipment as well as any hazards they may experience on the job.  

By following these 3 steps OSHA has put in place, you will be well on your way to a safer workplace by limiting and helping to prevent unnecessary death due to falls. If you have any additional questions, feel free to visit us online Safety Solutions and Supply, check out our training services, or give us a call here at 866-537-2262. 

Safety Solutions & Supply
314 E. Canal St. (State Road 60)
Mulberry, Florida 33860
Phone: 1-866-537-2262 (toll free)
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: solutionsinsafety.com  

5 Workplace Safety Precautions Employers Need

Did you know that companies in the US on average end up paying $62 billion on workplace injuries? If you are a forman, manager, or owner of a business, your number one priority should be the safety of your employees. That’s why we here at Safety Solutions and Supply have included 5 workplace safety precautions for you to remember. 

  • Properly train your employees.
    If your employees are properly trained you will have a significantly less chance of any accidents in the workplace. Your employees should be trained on what their job description entails and all the workplace safety protocols that go with their job. This training should happen before the employee begins working, as well as periodically throughout the year for all of your experienced employees. 
  • Clean up
    The saying goes, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” It is so important to have a clean workplace as messy environments easily lead to accidents. Have proper clean up procedures listed around the workplace for spills and storage. Also be sure to check for disorganized tools, tangled cords, or dirty floors. 
  • Have emergency procedures in place
    Even though we strive for the ultimate safe workplace, accidents do happen. So be sure to have an emergency procedure in place. Your employees should be educated on how to handle situations such as a fire, active shooter, or chemical spill. Be sure they are properly educated how to handle any situation. 
  • Make sure you employees have the correct PPE
    You employees should also be properly equipped, so be sure they have the correct PPE, Personal Protective Equipment, for their job requirements. This PPE could include goggles, mask, slip resistant shoes, etc. The proper equipment is key to a safe workplace.
  • Have signs and labels in place.
    We as humans are often forgetful. Employers can help by placing informational signage around the workplace to remind the employees how to implement a safe workplace. 

 

A safe workplace is an efficient one. So be sure to implement these safety tips around your place and if you have any additional questions, feel free to visit us online Safety Solutions and Supply, check out our training services, or give us a call here at 866-537-2262 

Safety Solutions & Supply
314 E. Canal St. (State Road 60)
Mulberry, Florida 33860
Phone: 1-866-537-2262 (toll free)
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: solutionsinsafety.com  

How Fall Protection Belts and Accessories Market will be Impacted by COVID-19

As businesses are beginning to open back up we can’t help but wonder what impact COVID-19 will have on our companies and on the economy. One market that will be impacted from this pandemic will be the fall protection belts and accessories market as this has also impacted the supply chain and forced major companies to change their strategies in order to maintain their market share. 

While the stages of the pandemic differ from country to country, fall protection is still essential in the use of controls designed to protect personnel from falling or in the event they do fall, to stop them without causing severe injury. Because this protection is extremely important for you and your employees, we’ve attached the full report from Dataintelo here: https://dataintelo.com/checkout/?report  so you can learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 on the market. In the report you’ll find a detailed analysis of the supporting industries and a region-wise market size analysis of the market. 

While we are waiting out this pandemic, check out our training services, let us here at Safety Solutions and Supply help get your employees up to date on safety issues around your workplace. If you have any additional questions, feel free to give us a call today 866-537-2262

Safety Solutions & Supply
314 E. Canal St. (State Road 60)
Mulberry, Florida 33860
Phone: 1-866-537-2262 (toll free)
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: solutionsinsafety.com  

RAMP Safety Basics

Are you looking to build a stronger safety culture in your work environment? We here at Safety Solutions and Supply would like to share with you our knowledge about the RAMP program. RAMP is an acronym that stands for: Recognize, Assess, Minimize, and Prepare. You can do that by following the below tips. 

  • Recognizing hazards
    You can recognize the hazard by first understanding the nature of it and identifying the most important physical hazards from equipment, conditions, and procedures. When you know this, you can place it in a category such as flammable, explosive, corrosive, oxidizer, irritant, or toxicant. 
  • Assessing the risks of hazards
    You can assess the risk by considering how you might be exposed and what the result of the exposure would be, or by creating your own experiment. 
  • Minimizing the risks of hazards
    After assessing the risk, think about how you might minimize the risk of exposure through the use of equipment (PPE), techniques, and procedures. 
  • Preparing for emergencies
    It goes without saying that you should always be prepared. Whether it’s an accidental spill or maybe even a fire, you should be aware and knowledgeable about how to contain any accidents. So, have a plan in place and know how to execute it. 

The RAMP concept provides a framework for making chemical safety an integral part of every workplace. Which could greatly help you improve the safety culture for your employees. If you are in need of any training services, let us help you. Give us a call today at 866-537-2262 or visit us online at Safety Solutions and Supply

Safety Solutions & Supply
314 E. Canal St. (State Road 60)
Mulberry, Florida 33860
Phone: 1-866-537-2262 (toll free)
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: solutionsinsafety.com