OSHA Cracks Down in Ohio

We read it in the Ohio headlines every day. “OSHA fines company $70,000,” “OSHA cracks down on healthcare employers and nursing homes,” “OSHA launches ‘Safety Crack Down’ on recalcitrant employers.” Companies across Ohio are being cited for safety violations, and the...
Hazards of Welding Fumes

Hazards of Welding Fumes

The welding process produces visible smoke that contains harmful metal fume and gas by-products. Welding fumes are a complex mixture of metallic oxides, silicates and fluorides. Fumes are formed when a metal is heated above its boiling point and its vapors condense...

4 Best Practices to Prevent Falls

4 Best Practices for Fall Protection Year after year, falls hold the top slot on OSHA’s list of violations. Use these Best Practices tips to reduce and/or eliminate falls and injuries: Eliminate hazards through the use of hole covers, guardrailsand other systems...

Forklift Battery Recharging Station Safety

Increasingly, companies are switching from internal combustion forklifts to electric forklifts. Electric forklifts are quiet, have increased run times, shorter recharging times and reduced emissions (which virtually eliminate the hazards associated with carbon...