Saturday, July 21, 2018

General

Safety meetings related to general safety and a variety of topics, industries and fields

Hand Safety

Approximately 20 percent of disabling workplace incidents are hand related. Your hands are important because you use them all the time - both on and off the job. Just imagine how you would suffer if you disabled your hand or hands in some manner. Injuries can run from minor cuts, scratches, burns, chemical exposures and abrasions to amputations.

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Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos is a known human carcinogen. People can inhale asbestos fibers into the lungs. From there, they can travel to the alveoli (small sacs at the very end of the airways) and become lodged. These fibers damage the lungs, creating scar tissue, which can lead to a condition known as asbestosis.

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Parking Lot Safety

A significant number of injuries occur among employees, customers and visitors in parking lots and other exterior areas of facility. It seems that every business has at least one serious injury or workers' compensation claim a year related to falls in parking lots or on other exterior grounds.

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