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Establishments with 20-249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically high rates of occupational injuries and illnesses -- they include construction, utilities, agriculture, and many more -- will have to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300A. OSHA is launching the Injury Tracking Application on Aug. 1 to help employers who are affected … Continue reading OSHA Electronic Injury Reporting App Available Aug. 1,2017
Amy Rademaker, Carle Center for Rural and Farm Safety, shares eight ways to stay safe during harvest season. Harvest time is filled with long hours, field dinners and memories. It’s also one of the most dangerous times on the farm, says Amy Rademaker, Carle Center for Rural and Farm Safety. “There are more crashes, fatalities … Continue reading Fall Harvest Safety
If safety glasses, ear plugs, and steel-toed shoes are required in a production area, most employees who work there every day will eventually get into the habit of wearing them—especially when they receive coaching and positive reinforcement for remembering them. When the same start-up procedure is used at the beginning of the shift every day, … Continue reading Six Emergency Response Habits Employees Need to Develop
Tractor-related accidents are still the top causes of farm injuries and deaths. While tractors are your farm’s workhorse of choice, they’re still the leading source of work-related injuries and farm work fatalities. Minimize those risks with these top 10 tips for tractor safety: 1. Match the operator to equipment. Consider a person’s size, experience and … Continue reading TRACTOR SAFETY- 10 Tips
Hi all, so we all are in the midst of our 4th of July weekend. I have been reflecting on my younger days doing Fireworks! Yep I admit it, my friends and I where really into it. We always played it safe. No matter how dare you operate there are very serious dangers that come … Continue reading 4th of July safety.
So, two camper sites down from my 5th wheel is a great family that my kids and I have been friends with for years. I find out late yesterday that there camper burned up. Luckily they where not in it, unfortunately there 3 dogs didn't make it. very sad. Apparently there was a mouse nest … Continue reading Fire Prevention
So we finally are approaching spring with the nice weather lately. Just went to go over information for all of us who will be starting our outdoor activities relating to Ticks! Lyme disease is an illness caused by bacteria which can be transmitted by the bite of an infected deer tick. Many people don’t remember … Continue reading TICKS AND LYME DISEASE
So here we have 2 gentlemen using a lift, wearing fall protection, the only MAJOR mistake is the platform they made! If only they had a brief tailgate meeting that morning to go over that days tasks, i am sure this would not have occurred. We are here to help your business avoid mistakes like … Continue reading Safe or Not Safe?