Manually Handling Materials

General

The best way to handle boxes and cartons is to grasp the opposite top and bottom corners and draw a corner between your legs before lifting. Long pieces of pipe, bar stock or lumber should be carried over a padded shoulder with front end held high to avoid hitting other employees. Special caution should be used at corners.

There are several areas in material handling that require... Read More...

Slips and Falls

Slips, Trips and Falls

An unguarded wet floor is one of the many causes that accounted for over 10 million injuries last year at work. In Michigan, 17.4 percent of all Workers' Compensation cases were due to injuries sustained from falling or slipping on the job. It is important to spot unsafe conditions which may lead to slips and falls and prevent them.

There are various ways to suffer slips and falls while... Read More...

Safety Attitude

Presentations A good attitude toward safety is a key to preventing unnecessary incidents and injuries. Your attitude affects your safety and the safety of everyone around you, whether you are at work or at home.
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Semi Rollover

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Death By Christmas Decoration

Seasonal

The Philadelphia Inquirer - November 29, 2010

A 59-year-old Washington Township died Sunday after he fell from the roof of his house while putting up Christmas lights, authorities said today.

The man, whose name was not released, was found unconscious in the driveway of his home in the Sewell part of the Gloucester County township when police officers arrived shortly after 5... Read More...

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