Archive for May, 2009

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9 Electric Shock Safety Tips.

Every year in the United States over 400 workers are killed by electric shock.  Most of these deaths and injuries can be prevented with these nine electric shock safety tips. Inspect equipment cords and extension cords before each use. Every electrical cord should be treated as a live one. Never cut off the third prong […]

13May2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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8 Tips On Ladder Safety

If you or your employees use ladders on the job it is important to follow these eight common sense rules for ladder safety. OSHA estimates that there are 24,882 injuries and as many as 36 fatalities per year as a result of  falls on stairways and ladders used in construction.  Almost 50% of the injuries […]

11May2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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6 Best Management Practices to Prevent Storm Water Runoff Pollution.

Storm water discharges are generated by runoff from land and impervious areas such as paved streets, parking lots, and building rooftops during rainfall and snow events that often contain pollutants in quantities that could adversely affect water quality. Most stormwater discharges are considered point sources and require coverage by an NPDES permit. The primary method […]

8May2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Spill Kit Tips for Your Business

To determine what type of spill kit you need, first make a list of the liquids used at your location. If you had a spill, would it be on land, water or could it be both? It would be a costly mistake not to have the proper spill kits on hand.  Custom spill kits are […]

7May2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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What is Hazardous Waste?

There are two ways that waste is determined to be hazardous waste. 1) What the federal and/or state regulations determine as hazardous is considered hazardous waste. These are specific chemicals that are listed by the agencies involved. 2) Secondly, materials that are designated as “Characteristic Hazardous Wastes” by having one or more of the following […]

7May2009 | | 0 comments | Continued