All Virtual Reality Training is Not Created Equal

When considering a VR investment you need to have the right hardware and software that will support your goals and provide an experience that is enjoyable for your workers.

Helping Prevent Accidents Between Forklifts and Pedestrians

Forklift accidents continue to be a concern on many work sites across the globe. The hard and unfortunate fact is forklift accidents result in approximately 20,000 injuries and 100 people being killed a year.1 Let’s explore some ways forklift and pedestrian accidents occur and how to help avoid injuries resulting from these accidents. The top causes of forklift and pedestrian accidents include:2 Operator and pedestrian negligence Speeding/rushing Distractions while operating a forklift or by the pedestrian Poor maintenance Environmental factors Engineering Controls Engineering controls to help prevent these accidents include separation techniques, such as building dedicated pedestrian aisle ways, interactive

What is Diacetyl? The PPE You Should Consider for Coffee Processing

Don’t worry. We aren’t here to tell you that you need to give up your coffee drinking. But, there are respiratory hazards coffee roasters and processing facilities should consider.

Flood Protection and Above the Shoulders PPE

With floods come hazards such as mold or airborne dusts containing harmful substances. Consider what personal protective equipment (PPE) you may need to help safely clean-up after the storm.

A Quick Primer on USP 800 and Respiratory PPE

Those just getting started or those who have not begun making preparation, these considerations may help make the process more manageable.

OSHA Top Ten Violations: Are You on the List?

Now is a good time to check your job sites to see if training is up to date, signs are clearly marked and if personal protective equipment (PPE) should be upgraded and replaced.

Exiting Safely: Preparing for Confined Space Rescue/Retrievals

Incidents that prevent workers from self-rescue can occur in confined spaces due to ill-conceived attempts to rescue and retrieve others, but planning for a rescue can help prevent tragic results.

‘Cause it’s Gonna Get Loud!

Have you ever thought about the effect loud sound has on your hearing and what you can do to protect yourself from suffering hearing loss? You may not realize how many common noises you are exposed to that rise above recommended safe levels. More importantly, hearing damage is completely preventable.

Are You Ready for Work Inside a Confined Space?

Before any worker attempts to work inside a confined space, there needs to be a plan for these tasks.

How to Prepare to Access a Confined Space

Accessing a confined space takes planning to ensure that everyone who enters, exits and works in the space can do so safely.