Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

Watch That Step!

You're much safer whizzing down the highway than walking through the entrance at work. So says Liberty Mutual's Workplace Safety... [...]

Study: Students Avoid School Toilets

Nearly 40% of secondary school girls reported ''holding it in'' so they didn't have to go to the toilet. And 16% of secondary school boys reported "bad things" happening in the toilets, making them wary of going in... [...]

Equipping Artistic Expression

Aggreko, a global company specializing in rental power, cooling, heating, and oil-free compressed air, recently played an integral part in what could have been an explosive piece of artwork.... [...]

HeatTrak Expands Distributor Network

The manufacturer of portable heated matting products has added four partners to its distribution... [...]

ASHRAE Publishes Updated Refrigerant Safety Standards

The 2010 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards have been published as a package with 14 new refrigerant blends added.... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Going Up?

This past week, there were two interesting elevator related news items. The first was a piece examining elevator rider body posture. The second explained the safest way to survive a free fall in an... [...]

Cooling Tower Study Results Released

New research supported by ASHRAE indicates that non-chemical devices (NCD) marketed to control the growth of biological agents may not materially reduce biological... [...]

17 Years After The Chicken Plant Fire (from The Workplace Safety Council)

On September 3, 1991 a fire in the Imperial Foods chicken processing plant in Hamlet, NC, claimed 25 lives and injured 54 employees. Locked emergency exits made it difficult for employees to exit the building during the fire.... [...]

September: National Preparedness Month

This September marks the seventh annual National Preparedness Month, and FEMA, the Red Cross, and many local communities are encouraging businesses to assess their respective levels of... [...]

OSHA Cites SeaWorld for Killer Whale Accident

OSHA has cited SeaWorld of Florida LLC for three safety violations, including one classified as willful, following the death of an animal trainer in... [...]