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What Are Fire Suppression Services Meant to Do?

We’ve realized that the term ‘fire suppression services’ is often a vague, blanket term to refer to a lot of different services that have to do with controlling or eliminating the threat of a wildfire. While not every form of fire...

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Communication Is the Key to OSHA Site Safety Services

Even the most successful companies are not immune to safety violations if they are not careful and strict from the start. Many companies, even ones that appear to be doing everything the right way, can fall victim to major fines if...

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Southern California Wildfire Risk – Is Your Site Safe This Month?

With so many fires breaking out throughout California in recent years, business owners and site managers are beginning to acknowledge that Southern California wildfire risk is significant year-round—not just in what used to be...

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Hazard Identification and Assessment

A pillar to occupational safety and health injury and illness prevention program is to have a system identifying and assessing hazards. By definition, a hazard is anything bringing an organizational loss. The environmental, safety, and...

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Controlling Hazardous Energy Sources

The control of hazardous energy, commonly known as lockout/tagout (LOTO), is a system used to protect workers maintaining machinery from unintended start up. When a worker must place any part of their body in the “line of fire” between...

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Don’t Get Cited for Another’s Contractors Actions

Construction work is a multifaceted employment with a variety of moving parts and people. Whether the construction is commercial or residential, the site often has multi-employers interacting with each other. The Occupational Safety...

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10 Secrets to Complying with the General Safety and Health Provisions for Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a Subpart specific to Construction and regulates the General Safety and Health of construction workers. This is 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1926 Subpart C. Subpart C...

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Choosing the Right Respirator for the Right Job

When a worker has the exposure to an inhalation hazard potentially causing illness, then the law requires they have respiratory protection. There are a variety of occupations and tasks having respiratory hazards. Many of these hazards...

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Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards Violated in FY 2018

Every year OSHA lists the top 10 most frequently cited (MFC) standard for the previous fiscal year. These violations are often repeated year after year for citations, but employers are still violating the federal law. Awareness of the...

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Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is filled with fun, joy, and some stressors. It is common to see people being consumed with having to prepare for the various holiday events and decorations. Throughout the season, it is important to also be mindful...

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