Posts made in April, 2015

Compressed Air – Recommendations for Safe Use

Compressed air systems used in shops may appear to be relatively harmless. However, to avoid accidents, compressed air systems must be used correctly. The improper use may cause serious personal injury and the inadvertent connection of tools not designed for the high pressures will, more than likely, damage the tool. Compressed air is extremely forceful and,...

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Hearing Conservation Part One – Monitoring Program

An effective hearing conservation program can prevent hearing loss, improve employee morale and their general feeling of well-being, increase quality of production, and reduce the incidence of stress-related disease. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends that an employer should administer a hearing conservation program whenever employee...

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Hearing ConservationPart Two – Hearing Protection Devices

An effective hearing conservation program can prevent hearing loss, improve employee morale and a general feeling of well-being, increase quality of production, and reduce the incidence of stress-related disease. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommend an employer should administer a continuing, effective hearing conservation program...

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Hearing Conservation Part Three – Employee Training and Education

An effective hearing conservation program can prevent hearing loss, improve employee morale and a general feeling of well-being, increase quality of production, and reduce the incidence of stress-related disease. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommend an employer should administer a continuing, effective hearing conservation program...

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