Contact Lenses

PPE

At one time contact lenses were thought to be a danger in many work environments and while doing many tasks. Current safety thinking about contact lenses is this: Contacts are safe for use in all work environments, providing other appropriate eye protection is also used. They have even been approved for use with a respirator.

The problems which give contact lenses a bad name at work... Read More...

Why Safety Belts?

General

Whether you are driving to work or driving a powered industrial truck at work, safety belt use is important each and every time you get behind the wheel.

Why Safety Belts?

To understand the value of safety belt use, it's important to understand some of the dynamics of a crash. Every motor vehicle crash is actually comprised of three collisions.

The Car's Collision
The... Read More...

Loose Clothing Kills

General

Merced Sun-Star - February 5, 2009

DOS PALOS -- A 20-year-old Dos Palos man died Wednesday after he was crushed by an industrial post-hole digger.

Martin Valencia was working on a farm around 11 a.m. in the 6300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue, near Dos Palos. Valencia and another man, who was operating the tractor, were digging holes. A spinning bolt on the drill caught his... Read More...

Christmas Travel Safety

Seasonal The holidays are almost here and you know what that means - the kickoff to holiday travel season is about to begin. Nearly 63.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Christmas holiday travel period. More than 52.4 million Americans (82 percent of all holiday travelers) intend to travel by automobile. Let’s take a look at some road safety tips for the Christmas and... Read More...

Heat Disorders - Heat Cramps

Seasonal

This week we’re going to look at various heat stress disorders that may affect us as the summer heat increases the temperature and humidity of our facility. During the summer, we must all take precautions to ensure our bodies don’t get over heated.

Today we’ll look at Heat Cramps

Heat cramps are brief, severe cramps or spasms in the muscles of the legs, arms, or abdomen... Read More...

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