Bulletins

Bulletins

If you are not wearing the FRC correctly, it is like not wearing the FRC at all. The worker below was plugging a tool into an extension cord.
How many times have you almost been struck by a vehicle in a parking garage?
Attention to detail is a key contributor to our overall performance and part of who we are as a company.
This safety moment is to remind all company drivers and employees driving personal vehicles to drive defensively at all times
Coupling and uncoupling tractors and trailers can present serious hazards if precautions are not taken.
Debris can appear at anytime, anywhere.
One of the leading causes of fires is the failure of electrical equipment.
A survey asked drivers what were the most annoying behaviors of other drivers.
This Safety Moment will focus on OSHA recordable injuries and injury trends.
Beware where you place your fingers, hands, arms while working near equipment
An Operator was moving a portable diesel tank with a fork lift to fill up air compressors, welding machine and light plants for the night shift crew during a Turnaround.
Hand tools can’t take care of themselves. It’s the user’s responsibility to make sure they are properly maintained in good working order.
Matters of safety in operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) will not be the only focus during a roadside inspection as of January 1, 2014.
In most uses, electricity flows in a pathway called a circuit.
Wear appropriate PPE (safety glasses, hearing protection and leather gloves).
One of the most dangerous activities everyone will encounter is driving a vehicle.
Always try to get the appropriate amount of sleep
With some parts of our nation receiving heavy rains, the mosquito population is on the rise
It means taking the time to recognize the hazard(s) and taking the appropriate steps to protect yourself, your fellow workers, family and friends.
Take a moment to hold your hands out in front of you.
So, just what does happens when the wrong size tires are installed.
Have you ever taken a good look at the toolbox of a professional mechanic?
When applying force using tools on equipment or objects, where resistance is expected, anticipate that the tool might slip or the object to which pressure is being applied may suddenly give way.
Generally speaking, we are not born with common sense, we acquire it throughout life.
Any worker exposed to hot and humid conditions is at risk of heat illness, especially those doing heavy work tasks or using bulky protective clothing and equipment
Here are eight things to keep in mind in order to ensure safety while driving on muddy roads.
Turn around, don’t drown. These four simple words have the potential to save lives.
There's nothing like outdoor grilling. It's one of the most popular ways to cook food. But, a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard.
As a reminder, with the warmer weather, snakes are out and about.
The feet of a ladder should be level and positioned solidly on the ground. If the ground is soft or uneven, boards should be used under the legs for support.
When it comes to workplace safety, barricades are a serious matter. They are not just suggestions; barricades are there to prevent accidents and save your life.
Getting too much sun is bad because of ultraviolet radiation, 90% of which comes in the form of Ultraviolet A (UVA) rays that are not absorbed by the ozone layer and penetrate deep into our skin.
All fires are not the same. So knowing the type of fire will help you in using the right extinguisher.
Many eye and face injuries are caused by splashing and contact with hazardous liquids. To prevent injury to the eyes and face caused by hazardous liquids requires planning, careful handling, and proper use of personal protective equipment.
First and foremost, if a live wire hits the vehicle or equipment that you are in, it is important to remember to only get out of your vehicle if it is critical to leave it, such as a life threating situation.
Have you ever experienced a tingling, pain or numbness while operating vibrating tools? You may think these signs are just part of your job and continue with your task.
When the body is unable to cool itself by sweating, several heat –induced illnesses such as heat stress or heat exhaustion and the more severe heat stroke can occur, and can result in death.
Oily rags left in a closed container can become a safety nightmare. Many people do not believe it can happen.
Diesel fuel is commonly used in construction machinery, industrial machinery and generators.
It is important to remember to use lockout/tagout procedures when we work on cars, trucks, and other vehicles powered by internal combustion engines.
Many drivers do not get the big picture because they do not use their full visual capabilities. Knowing how our eyes function can contribute to using them more effectively.
On most roadways, bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as other roadway users and often share the same lane, but bicycles can be hard to see.
In 2013 a review of literature published in Harefuah, the journal of Israel Medical Association, the authors found a consistently demonstrated relationship between sedentary behavior and health risks.
Your best bet for avoiding stinging critters is to be on the alert when you're outdoors. If you do see a bee or hornet, move calmly and casually.
Rigging is a serious operation. Many workers in industry have lost fingers, hands, or suffered more serious injuries.
When you keep an eye on other people's safety, your own safety awareness improves. We see hazards that other people don't notice, making for a much safer working environment.
Hunting season occurs at different times of the year depending on the animal being hunted and the state you live in.
A 55-year-old Kansas homeowner just wanted to relight the pilot light of his propane water heater on August 6, 2009
On June 30, 2007, workers at a Little General gas station and convenience store in Ghent, West Virginia
Ransomware encrypts (scrambles) the files stored on the infected computer, along with any files stored on the network that the infected user is able to access.
What is a "near miss?" Webster defines it as: "A result that is nearly, but not quite, successful."
Recently, and over the past several years, incidents have occurred when a chain, sling, or nylon rope being used to tow out a vehicle snapped in two or the hook broke while attempting to dislodge a stuck vehicle that resulted in damaging one or both vehicles.
At the job site, there’s no excuse for dropped objects. To start with, all lifting equipment should be certified, inspected and properly operated to help ensure dropped object incidents don’t occur.
Have you seen a crucial block lately? We're not talking about football; we're talking about blocking as it relates to safety and your work area.
Safety is a way of life and should be thought about often enough that it simply becomes second nature.
Hazard assessments not only can be performed on complex or high hazard tasks, but can also be done when performing simple tasks.
If workers are angry, you may end up reporting more injuries on the job. A recent study by the Annals of Family Medicine found that high levels of anger increase the risk of injury.
The term hydroplaning is commonly used to refer to the skidding or sliding of a vehicle’s tires across a wet surface
Losing control of a tractor-trailer, and rolling it over, is a danger faced by even the best professional driver
Whether you are driving a passenger vehicle or a powered industrial truck at work, safety belt use is important each and every time you get behind the wheel.
All work locations are filled with various sounds and noises. Each sound we hear is the result of an action of a worker using a tool or piece of equipment, or the sounds of operating process equipment.
It’s important for a tool to be properly maintained and cared for to ensure it is safe to use when needed to complete a task.
When you are working in a process plant or any operational environment, you should take the time to STOP for a few minutes, LOOK around at your operational environment and LISTEN to it.
Watch weather reports prior to a long-distance drive or before driving in isolated areas.
Leadership is not about the attributes of an individual, but rather an individual’s behaviors.
Your beautifully decorated Christmas tree can also be a deadly fire hazard. Christmas tree fires are infrequent, but when they do occur they are serious, according to the Nation Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Protection against avoidable breakdowns and crashes, improved vehicle handling, better fuel economy and increased tire life are just a few of the reasons to take a few minutes every month to check your tires.
Business travel and vacations make hotels and motels our home away from home. It is just as important to be prepared and know what you would do in a hotel/motel emergency as itis in your own home.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it will lower the random testing rate for controlled substances from the current 50 percent to 25 percent for the upcoming calendar year, effective January 1, 2016.
Those around you take cues on what is important to you directly from what you talk about, which is why it’s critically important that you talk about safety
Over time, humans have become accustomed to certain behaviors such as driving vehicles using less than desirable habits.
If you have gas appliances and smell sulfur or rotten eggs, you may have a gas leak. Leave the house or apartment immediately.
Build a space cushion all around your vehicle to the front, rear and sides.
An entertainment industry worker was injured after falling from the top of a main entertainment stage.
Reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls by cleaning all spills immediately or marking the area with warning signage to identify the hazard.
To make the right driving decisions, you have to have all the right information.
Situational awareness is being aware of what is happening around you in terms of where you are
Management must encourage and fully supports the positon that an employee has the responsibility, obligation and authority to practice stop-work authority