Companies that operate commercial vehicles transporting passengers or hauling cargo in interstate commerce must be registered with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and must have a USDOT Number. Also, commercial intrastate hazardous materials carriers who haul types and quantities requiring a safety permit must register for a USDOT Number. Did you know that business … Continue reading USDOT Number Update Requirements
Corporate-level crisis planning should become an integral part of your training program—and the formula for creating an effective cross-company drill. Emergencies don't discriminate. They can happen to the smallest of companies or the largest of manufacturers. Every organization has the responsibility to be prepared to respond properly to any emergency or crisis that may arise. … Continue reading Five Necessary Components of a Successful Company-wide Crisis Drill
"A recent study found that safety signs which inform you of danger can reduce accident rates in the workplace by up to 80%. This is an incredible reduction in accident rates. It probably explains why my work has safety signs positioned on every available door, blind corner and potential hazard possible! Some might say it … Continue reading Signs Serve a Purpose : Please Read
Frida, a heroic lab, is considered a super savior in Mexico City. A massive earthquake caused destruction less than a month ago killing more than 300 people. Frida has a keen sense of being able to sniff out and find survivors and she has become a one-of-a-kind, furry life saver. She wears her safety goggles … Continue reading Rescue Dog Wears Safety Gear and Saves Lives!
The standard guiding the placement, functionality, and maintenance requirements for emergency showers and eyewashes is ANSI/ISEA Z358.1, which was last revised in 2014. In its current form, it is the clearest and most useful tool for protecting workers from eye, face, and body injuries resulting from caustic and corrosive materials introduced by workplace incidents such … Continue reading Testing Your Emergency Showers and Eyewashes Isn’t Just an Annual Thing! With OSHA fine increases of 80 percent taking effect in August 2016, violations for inappropriate or inadequate eyewash and shower equipment have resulted in penalties above $100,000.
Drone Operator Finally Identified. After weeks of an intense investigation, The National Transportation Safety Board was able to identify the drone operator that crashed his DJI Phantom into an Army UH-60 Helicopter on September 21st. Though the operators identity has remained anonymous, The National Transportation Board conducted a thorough interview and the drone operator has … Continue reading UPDATE: Drone Operator Identified that causes Black Hawk Crash above Staten Island
Have an Action Plan in case of an Active Shooter. Our dearest condolences go out to all of those affected by the Active Shooter incident in Las Vegas. Our prayers go out to everyone. After a terrible incident like this, it is important for you to take a moment and check if your company has … Continue reading Have an ACTION PLAN in case of an ACTIVE SHOOTER
Vision is one of the strongest senses humans have. We use it to see, understand, and interpret the world around us. Accidents, however, can cause partial or complete vision loss crippling one’s life. Luckily, many of these horrible life-changing accidents are preventable with the proper use and protection of safety glasses. The American Academy … Continue reading Safety glasses: All in favor say “Eye!”
Thoughts and prayers for all in the Las Vegas shooting! Another active shooter situation. Paul
Due to unsafe working conditions and ignored OSHA citations, a construction worker fell towards his death in New York City this year in April. The job site was located at 1604 Broadway in Times Square. According to Rick Chandler, the New York City Building Commissioner, the death was “completely preventable” and “there should have been … Continue reading Work Zone, not DANGER ZONE