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All posts tagged OSHA

Justrite 45 Gal. Safety Cabinet 894500

December 10, 2012

A Safety Cabinet that is “Justrite”! Keep your employees and worksite a safer place with the Justrite 894500 45 Gal. Safety Cabinet. It  features a unique U-Loc pad-lockable handle that has a slip resistant grip on the handles, making it’s operation all the easier by reducing dangerous “catches” from passing traffic. Power outages, which happen in cases ...

OSHA Top Ten Highest Company Fines Countdown

July 20, 2012

The following incidents were enforced with large fines as the result of a failure to adhere to safety practices on the worksite and the companies complete non compliance in many workers safety statutes outlined by OSHA to be followed in order to save lives. Many times the result was not just a very large fine ...

OSHA Top Ten Companies Fined: Part 2

July 18, 2012

OSHA’s Top Ten Highest Fined Companies Countdown 4, 5, and 6 The actual company names have been omitted. 4. Company D – $949,800 Sumner, TX at a Manufacturer 7 willful citations – failure to provide fall protection, adequate machine guarding, failure to provide proper eye protection, & failure to establish & maintain an audiometric testing program. 26 ...

OSHA Top Ten Most Fined Companies Part 3

July 17, 2012

Osha’s top Ten Companies Fined: Part 3 Companies 7 – 10 Note: the actual names of the company have been changed. 7. Company G – $729,000  Geneseo, IL, and Annawan, IL at a Grain elevator 17 willful citations-  8  instances of directing workers to enter workspaces where grain built up on the sides could fall and ...

Top Eight Most Cited Violations By OSHA

June 22, 2012

These are the top 8 Federal OSHA violations for small companies  in construction, this data spanned 16,473 small businesses . A whopping total of 50,630 citation were given out by OSHA representatives  in the  2010 fiscal year. Employers paid more than $46 million total, which averaged out to be approximately $900 a citation. OSHA’s Top Eight ...

Diamond Products CC8072-36 36″ Diesel Rider Saw, 74Hp Deutz Motor – 36″ Guard 48542

June 8, 2012

When it comes to cutting through hard or abrasive materials such as concrete, stone, asphalt, bricks, coal balls, glass, and ceramics, diamond blades can deliver two times the cutting, with less total downtime, and consistently accurate depth cuts. A diamond blade is a saw blade that contains actual diamond gems fixed into its base. A ...

Guardian 65′ 3 X 16” MK Galvanized Cable With Swivel Top And High Strength Hook 10918

June 4, 2012

Guardian is practically famous for its high quality ingenious designs for personal construction safety devices. There is good reason for the angel wings that are printed on each Guardian product package, according to OSHA there is a tremendous amount of physical accidents in the construction industry every year, in fact the number one accident reported ...

Forklifts and Heavy Machinery: Safety Tips and Statistics

May 2, 2012

Its interesting to note that 100 employees are killed and over 95,000 are injured while operating powered industrial machinery such as forklifts and heavy machinery. Forklift turnovers alone account for a significant number of these  fatalities.Most of these fatalities and injuries happen from playing around with the heavy machinery while on the job site. Heavy ...

13 Rules For Taking Worksite Precautions

May 2, 2012

 ”Supposing is good, but finding out is better.” – Mark Twain Dont wait for an accident to occur before finding out what safety features are available to you. Here is Toolup.com’s quick sweep of safety gear, that when required, should always be worn on the worksite. In case of emergency everyone should find out if their ...

Scaffold Safety

April 30, 2012

Every single day 2.3 million construction workers are working on scaffolds, thats a whopping 65% of the construction industry! Proper safety measures would prevent the estimated 4,500 injuries and 50 fatalities each year.  ” 72% of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident either to the planking or support giving way, or to the employee ...