Electrical Hand Tool Safety

Small Tools

Employees using electric tools must be aware of several dangers; the most serious is the possibility of electrocution.

Among the chief hazards of electric-powered tools are burns and slight shocks which can lead to injuries or even heart failure. Under certain conditions, even a small amount of current can result in fibrillation of the heart and eventual death. A shock also can cause... Read More...

Winter Slip and Fall Safety Tips

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Halloween Safety

Seasonal

Today is Halloween and this evening many of our children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews will be out in our neighborhoods Trick or Treating. With witches, goblins, and super-heroes descending on neighborhoods across America, lets look at some safety tips to help prepare for a safe and enjoyable trick-or-treat holiday. Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment, and following some... 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...

Spot the Hazard 2

Presentations Spot_the_Hazard_2.ppt1.8 MB 

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