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EPA Releases Lean and Environment Toolkit

The EPA has released a Lean and Environment Toolkit. This easy to follow kit offers practical techniques and strategies that can help lean, environmental, and other specialists at the shopfloor deliver environmentally protective decisions as a routine task. It draws heavily from the experience of the EPA’s partners and organizations who have pioneered integrated approaches […]

20Oct2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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12 Forklift Drivers Safety Tips

Operating a forklift is an important job. The federal goverment requires that all lift truck operators be trained and authorized by their organizatons. OSHA federal regulation CFR1910.178 states that “Only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck.” It is a good idea to print these forklift saftey tips out […]

20Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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8 Ergonomic Tips for Office Workers When Using A Computer.

Here are some simple steps that you can take to help alleviate the pains, strains and long term medical problems that can develop over time by working on a computer on a daily basis. These ergonomic tips are easy to implement. By providing your employees with this information as well as the tools needed (wrist […]

3Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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9 Small Businesses That Generate the Most Hazardous Waste.

If you work with pesticides, solvents, cleaners and fuel oils you probably generate hazardous waste. If your small business is one of those listed below you need to have a plan to handle your hazardous waste. 1. Agriculture 2. Auto repair 3. Dry cleaning 4. Manufacturing 5. Painting 6. Pest control 7. Photo finishing 8. […]

31Jul2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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6 Best Management Practices to Prevent Storm Water Runoff Pollution.

The six Best Management Practices (BMP) for commercial locations to prevent Storm water runoff pollution are. 1) Do not wash oils, soaps and greases into streets or storm drains. Wash vehicles or equipment in wash bays hooked up to the sanitary sewer. 2) Fueling islands should have a canopy or cover over them. 3) Barrels […]

14Jul2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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10 Steps to Improve Traffic Safety Performance.

Guidelines for Employers to Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes has been developed by OSHA, NHTSA and NETS. The 10 steps to improve traffic safety performance are as follows: 1. Senior Management Commitment & Employee Involvement 2. Written Policies and Procedures 3. Driver Agreements 4. Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Checks 5. Crash Reporting and Investigation 6. Vehicle […]

13Jul2008 | | 0 comments | Continued