safety in the workplace
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an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury.
permanent disability, or any degree of temporary total disability beyond the day of the injury.
the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury
injure or kill someone by electric shock.
a natural event such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane that causes great damage or loss of life.
Most states have departments for public safety. The primary goal of the department is prevention and protection of the public from dangers affecting safety such as crimes or disasters.
Confined Space Entry
Confined spaces include, but are not limited to, tanks, vessels, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults, pits, manholes, tunnels, equipment housings, ductwork, pipelines, etc.
Various governments and agencies have developed stringent requirements for electrical products that are sold world-wide
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the United States Department of Labor
Fire prevention is a function of many fire departments. The goal of fire prevention is to educate the public to take precautions to prevent potentially harmful fires, and be educated about surviving them. It is a proactive method of reducing emergencies and the damage caused by them.
help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.
are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency
PPE -Foot Protection - Hand Protection
Hand protection is saving one's hands from any sort of injury at work. Hands are vital tools of human being and therefore most vulnerable to injuries as well. Very often, hands are exposed to hazardous conditions such as sharp edges, pinch points, rotary machinery, hot objects, electricity, splinters and chemicals etc. If hands are not protected and get injured, they will last for lifetime.
A forklift operator was pinned and killed when the forklift the worker was operating overturned . A forklift is a type of powered industrial truck (PIT) covered by safety standards. A PIT is a mobile, power-driven vehicle used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack or tier material.
Your Right To Know
in the context of United States workplace and community environmental law, is the legal principle that the individual has the right to know the chemicals to which they may be exposed in their daily living. It is embodied in federal law in the United States as well as in local laws in several states.
Lock Out / Tag Out
is a safety procedure which is used in industry and research settings to ensure that dangerous machines are properly shut off and not able to be started up again prior to the completion of maintenance or servicing work.
is a precautionary safety feature on manufacturing or other engineering equipment. Specifically, it is a shield or device covering hazardous areas of a machine to prevent contact with body parts or to control hazards like chips and noise from exiting the machine.
Materials Handling Equipment
is mechanical equipment used for the movement, storage, control and protection of materials, goods and products throughout the process of manufacturing, distribution, consumption and disposal.
A respirator is a device designed to protect the wearer from inhaling harmful dusts, fumes, vapors, or gases. Respirators come in a wide range of types and sizes used by the military, private industry, and the public