The Three Sixty Safety Blog

Preparing your Employees for an Emergency

There are plenty of opportunities for visitors and workers to get injured on the premises of a factory. When you factor in hazardous weather, chemical spills, earthquakes, fires and potentially dangerous intruders, these environments become even more dangerous....

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Lack of Sleep Effects Safety, Health and Productivity

Roughly 30% or more of the workforce in the U.S. are estimated to have some type of sleep disorder according to the Center for Disease Control. Safety, productivity and health are heavily influenced by fatigue in the workplace. Even moderate sleep loss can interfere...

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How to Encourage the Reporting of Near Misses

According to OSHA, a near miss is an “unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness or damage, but had the potential to do so”. While near misses cause no immediate harm, they can project what loss or injury could occur. Employers that encourage the reporting...

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How to Protect Pedestrians from Forklift Traffic

One million forklifts are currently in operation in the United States and 110,000 forklift accidents happen yearly, according to OSHA. Powered industrial truck hazards are routinely listed among OSHA’s top 10 violations. In 2016, they ranked 6th.  Many pedestrians or...

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