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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter

December 2017

In this issue, receive a Slips, Trips, and Falls Inspection Checklist, this month’s safety talks and much more!
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7 Tips for Staying Safe on the Ice

Although we generally tell workers to avoid ice on the job lest they slip and fall, some …

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The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017.

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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter

November 2017

In this issue, receive a Materials Handling Checklist, this month’s safety talks and much more!
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Forklift Risk Rises in Heavy Traffic

Picture a warehouse where 90 per cent of the people inside have received no related safety training and you might think of …

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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter

October 2017

In this issue, receive a Lifting Hazard Assessment Checklist, this month’s safety talks and much more!
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Corizon Health Cited for Lack of Workplace Violence Safeguards

Rikers Island correctional facility in New York City has been cited for failing to protect its employees against …

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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter

September 2017

In this issue, receive a Trench/Excavation Inspection Checklist, this month’s safety talks and much more!
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Pick 6: Trenching Deaths by the Numbers

Odds of winning the lottery: 1 in 135,145,920 (multi-state, mega-millions jackpot)
Lifetime odds of dying from suffocation due to a cave-in or …

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The Labor Department temporarily shut down a portal for employers to report injuries and illnesses while the agency investigates a “potential compromise” of a company’s electronic data.

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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter

August 2017

In this issue, receive a Fall Hazard Assessment Checklist, this month’s safety talks and much more!
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Hook Up When You Work At Heights

Not just anyone can work at heights.Working off the ground takes a special kind of nerve, safety training and the …

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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter

July 2017

In this issue, receive a Machine Guard Inspection Checklist, this month’s safety talks and much more!
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From the Fatality Files: Falling Coffee Machine Kills Worker

A 48-year-old man who was highly regarded in the coffee industry died after a large commercial coffee maker …

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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter

June 2017

In this issue, receive a Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Checklist, this month’s safety talks and much more!
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Step It Up on Ladder Safety

If you think fatal falls happen only to construction workers swinging off skyscrapers, think again.

Fatigue Played a Part in Young …

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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter

May 2017

In this issue, receive a Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Checklist, this month’s safety talks and much more!
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Fatality Files: Site Foreman Killed When Platform Detaches From Structure

Quebec’s workplace health and safety agency, the CSST, is investigating a fatality involving a 44-year-old construction …

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