Safety Shares

A compilation of articles submitted by Robert Brounstein, Corporate Director Safety and Health with TerranearPMC:

5-22-2017 The Oscar Blunder 

5-15-2017 PFAS

5-8-2017 Laboratory Fume Hoods

5-1-2017 Fleet Safety

4-24-2017 Antimony

4-17-2017 Exemption to Wearing PPE

4-10-2017 Colorectal Cancer

3-27-2017 Nerve Agents

3-20-2017 Tinnitus

3-13-2017 Pulled Muscles

3-6-2017 COPD

2-27-2017 First Aid in Remote Locations

2-20-2017 Oakland’s Ghost Ship

2-13-2017 Top OSHA Citations for 2016

2-6-2017 Hiking in the Elements

1-30-2017 Radon

1-16-2017 OSHA’s Beryllium Regulation

1-9-2017 Hiking in the Elements

12-19-2016 Winter and Holiday Driving

12-12-2016 Lessons Learned and Accident Precursors

12-5-2016 Typhoid Mary

11-28-2016 Carrageenan

11-14-2016 Assured Grounding Program

11-7-2016 Bhopal

10-31-2016 Pliny the Elder

10-24-2016 America’s Deadliest

10-17-2016 The Seveso Disaster and TCDD

9-19-2016 Disposable Dust Masks

9-12-2016 Arsenic-Treated Wood

9-6-2016 Complacency

8-22-2016 Sprains and Strains

8-15-2016 Precursors and Hindsight

8-8-2016 Bear Safety

8-1-2016 Skin Cancer and the Sun

7-25-2016 Bees, Wasps and Hornets

7-18-2016 Lightning Safety

7-11-2016 OSHA’s New Silica Standard

6-27-2016 Health Effects of Fire Extinguishing Materials

6-20-2016 Opioids and Opiates

6-13-2016  Face Shields

5-31-2016 Peroxides

5-23-2016 Working on or Near Water

5-16-2016 Rigging

5-9-2016 Wash Those Hands!

5-2-2016 Pulmonary Function Tests

4-25-2016 Flagger Responsibilities 

4-18-2016 Infections

4-12-2016 Dangers in the Home!

4-4-2016 Chelation Therapy

3-28-2016 Housekeeping

3-21-2016 Leading Indicators

3-7-2016 Hazard Control

2-29-2016 Do Back Belts Help Prevent Injuries?

2-22-2016 Explosive Limits

2-15-2016 Zika Virus

2-8-2016 Noise Cancellation Headphones

2-1-2016 Overhead Power Lines

1-25-2016 Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

1-18-2016 Botox

1-11-2016 Electronic Distractions

11-23-2015 Herpes

11-16-2015 HAZCOM Labels and Pictograms

11-2-2015 Elephants: The Key to a Cancer Cure

10-26-2015 Circle of 6

10-19-2015 Vehicle Emissions (NOx & SOx)

10-12-2015 Hantavirus

10-5-2015 PCBs

9-28-2015 Fires in the Sky

9-21-2015 Excavations and Trenches

9-14-2015 Gun Violence in America

8-31-2015 Methamphetamine

8-24-2015 Hazardous Materials Disaster in China

8-17-2015 Free Rigging

8-10-2015 The Concorde Plane Disaster

8-3-2015 Non-Smokers and Lung Cancer

7-27-2015 Eye Injuries

7-20-2015 Pinch Points

7-13-2015 Anaphylactic Reactions

7-6-2015 OSHA’s New Confined Space Regulation for the Construction Industry

6-29-2015 Wilderness Fun and Bear Awareness

6-22-2015 Campfire Safety

6-15-2015 Rollover Accidents

6-8-2015 Respirable Particulate

6-1-2015 Workplace Distractions

5-18-2015 Safety Number 1?

5-11-2015 Cranes in Construction

5-4-2015 Emerging Zoonoses

4-27-2015 Acute Compartment Syndrome

4-20-2015 Deep Water Horizon Five Years Later

4-6-2015 The High Cost of Workplace Accidents

3-30-2015 Hepatitis C

3-23-2015 Formaldehyde

3-16-2015 Family Emergency Planning

3-9-2015 Tattoos

2-23-2015 Flammable Liquids

2-16-2015 Risk Assessment Codes

2-9-2015 Measles – It’s Back!

2-2-2015 The OSHA Top 10 List

1-19-2015 Responding to a Terrorist Attack

1-12-2015 The OSHA 300A Log

1-5-2015 New Year’s Resolution and Gym Safety

12-29-2014 The impact of music and new technology

12-22-2014 Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety

12-15-2014 Driving during the Holidays

 12-8-2014 December

10-27-2014 EnteroVirus

10-20-2014 PPE Lessons on Ebola

10-13-2014 Is Being In Compliance Enough

10-6-2014 Toxic metals

9-29-2014 Traveling Abroad

9-22 2014 Fire Extinguisher ABC’s

9-15 2014 Emergency Egress

9-2-2014 Cholesterol

8.18.14 – Depression

8.11.14 – Fun in the Sun?

8.4.14 – Ebola

7.21.14 – Amusement Park Safety

7.7.14 – Zero Accident Philosophy

6.23.14 – Mold

6.9.14 – Heat Stress Revisited

6.2.14 – OSHA’s Chemical Hygiene Plan

5.27.14 – Anthropometry

5.19.14 – Syphilis –It’s Back!

5.12.14 – Snake Bites

4.28.14 – Critical Lifts

4.21.14 – The Use of Whip Checks

4.14.14 – The Hazard Most Forgotten

4.7.14 – Lessons Learned from Flight 370

3.31.14 – Equipment Maintenance

3.24.14 – Underground Utility Safety

3.17.14 – Insect Bites and Bee Stings

3.10.14 – OZONE

3.3.14 – At-Risk Behavior

2.24.14 – Heroin

2.17.14 – OSHA’s Hearing Conservation Program

2.10.14 – “What If?”

2.3.14 – Chemical Leak in West Virginia

1.27.14 – What we don’t know about Asthma

1.20.14 – Complacency

1.13.14 – Recreational Marijuana

12.23.13 – Space Heaters!

 

12.16.13 – It’s Up to Us!

12.9.13 – Our Aging Workforce

12.2.13 – OSHA’s New Rules for Signs and Tags

11.25.13 – Recycling – What’s it to Ya?

11.11.13 – The Prostate

11.4.13 – Changes in the Experience Modification Rate

10.28.13 – Holiday Health and Safety Tips

10.21.13 – Winter Vehicle Safety

10.14.13 – Mental Health in the Workplace

10.7.13 – The NIOSH Lifting Equation

9.30.13 – Don’t let a Near Miss Pass You By

9.23.13 – Football Helmets and Concussions

9.16.13 – Looking Beyond the Accident

9.2.13 – Indoor Tanning

8.26.13 – Sinkholes

8.19.13 – Sharks: Reality versus Myth

8.12.13 – Administrative Controls; The forgotten practice

8.5.13 – The Heartland Virus

7.29.13 – Tragedy in Paradise

7.22.13 – Community Right-to-Know

7.15.13 – Electronic Cigarettes

7.8.13 – A Dangerous job

7.1.13 – Imminent Danger and Communication

6.10.13 – The Birds is Coming!

6.3.13 – Total Worker Health

5.27.13 – Foot Protection

5.20.13 – It Takes Commitment

5.13.13 – Food Poisoning

5.6.13 – Error Precursors

4.22.13 – Ammonium Nitrate

4.15.13 – The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of De Feet!

4.8.13 – Flame Resistance and Fire Retardants

3.25.13 – The Good Samaritan

3.11.13 – Swiss Cheese and the Perfect Storm

3.4.13 – OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogen Standard

2.25.13 – Becoming a Safety Trained Supervisor

2.18.13 – Color Coding Hazards

2.4.13 – Heinrich’s Triangle

1.28.13 – The High Cost of Winning -Substances in the World of Sports

1.21.13 – Removing Snow from Rooftops and Other Elevated Surfaces (part of the 100 Days of Winter Safety Campaign)

1.14.13 – Drywall from Overseas

1.7.13 – Diabetes

12.10.12 – Drum Handling

12.3.12- Job Hazard Analyses

10.29.12 – 100 Days of Winter is Coming!

10.22.12 – What’s HAZWOPER?!

10.15.12 – Meningitis

10.8.12 – October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

10.1.12 – Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

9.24.12 – Popcorn Workers Lung

9.17.12 – September is National Preparedness Month

9.10.12 – High Blood Pressure on the Rise!

8.27.12 – West Nile Virus

8.20.12 – Health and Safety in a Green World

8.13.12 – Motor Vehicle Maintenance

8.6.12 – Being Proactive Is Tough

7.30.12 – Haz Com Hazards

7.23.12 – Lyme Disease

7.16.12 – Fire Safety in High Rise Buildings
7.9.12 – Pool Safety

6.18.12 – The High Price of Poor Housekeeping

6.11.12 – Personal Protective Equipment

6.4.12 – Young Workers

5.28.12 – Haz Com 2012 and Labels

5.21.12- Health and Obesity in America

5.14.12- The Knee, ACL and Other Components

4.30.12- Why we do the things we do

4.23.12- Protecting Ourselves from Ultra Violet Light

4.16.12- Occupational Vibration

4.9.12- Snakes – Basic Information and Safety

4.2.12- Globally Harmonized System

3.26.12 – Hot Work

3.19.12 – Detecting Volatile Organic Compounds

3.5.12 – Accident Investigations

2.27.12 – Nanotechnology

3.5.12 – Prescription Medication and its Deadly Effects

2.13.12 – The Creation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act

2.6.12- The Building of the Brooklyn Bridge

1.30.12- OSHA’s top 10 Willful, Repeat and Serious Violations for 2011

1.23.12- Actions and their Consequences

1.16.12- Anatomy of the Back, Spine and Vertebrae

1.9.12- Zen and the Art of Fire Extinguisher Maintenance

1.2.12- New Year’s Resolutions

12.12.11 Christmas Time and Cold Weather

12.5.11 – Leading and Lagging Indicators

11.28.11 – Tailgate Meetings and the Importance of Fundamentals

11.21.11 – Natural Gas and Oil from Shale and the Whole Fracking Process

11.14.11 – Health and Safety for a Great Thanksgiving

10.31.11 – Sanitation

10.17.11 – Illumination

10.10.11 – Listeria:  What is it?

10.3.11 What is an OSHA Recordable Incident?!%$@&?

9.26.11 Safety Glasses

9.19.11 Can You Guess What I Am?

9.12.11 Ergonomics

9.5.11 Anatomy of an Accident

8.29.11  Emergency Preparedness

8.22.11 Hazard Identification

7.25.11 Forklift Safety: Still an Issue!

7.18.11  Heat Stress

7.11.11  Airborne Particulate

6.27.11 Recent Inclusions to the Report on Carcinogens

6.20.11 Battery Safety

6.6.11 Small Mishaps Can Go a Long Way

5.31.11 Fun in the Sun – Be Aware!

5.23.11 Integrated Safety Management

5.16.11 Indoor Air Quality

5.3.11 Substance Abuse

4.25.11 High Pressure Lines

4.19.11 Dangers of Arc Flash

4.8.11 Fire Extinguisher Practice

4.4.11 Wild Life Safety

Head Protection

Ladder Safety

Skin

Derricks and Cranes

Cold Stress

OSHA

Slips, Trips and Falls

Accident statistics and post-holiday blues

OSHA Violations

Christmas Safety

Report all Accidents

Beryllium

Hunting Safety

Breast Cancer Facts

Excavations and Trenching

Week of August 29, 2011 – Emergency Preparedness