Health and safety performance and culture improvement needs a plan. Ideally, you should have an annual plan and a longer-term three- to five-year vision. A sound health and safety plan should focus on specific goals and objectives that will help you minimize key risks and improve your OHS processes. An annual improvement plan involves more than
Pressure tests are performed to ensure the safety, reliability, and leak tightness of pressure systems. A pressure test is required for a new pressure system before use or an existing pressure system after repair or alteration. There are two methods for pressure tests: hydrostatic and pneumatic. A hydrostatic test is
Below is a photo of my favorite hearing protection – the QB2HYG by Howard Leight.  For most Safety Professionals (and others who are not in noisy areas all day) this may offer the best combination of protection, comfort, ergonomics, and price! [xt_networks title="Follow Us" force_original_colors="yes"] This unique type of hearing protector was specifically designed “for
We are  often asked these four questions on hard hats: 1.  Are hard hats required for this job? 2.  What type of hard hat do I need? 3.  Are stickers & paint allowed on hard hats? 4.  Can hard hats be worn backwards? [xt_networks title="Follow Us" force_original_colors="yes"] In the USA, OSHA’s General Industry standard uses vague