Looking to put together a policy for machine safety at your facility? Start with this booklet from Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA). This 10 page handbook walks you through the whole process with graphics and checklists and it’s completely free.
Download the booklet by clicking on the image below.
Here’s a quiz for you… What does Laser stand for? Laser is actually an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.
Lasers are increasingly showing up in the workplace and most employers and employees are unaware of the particular dangers they might entail.
Fortunately, OSHA has put together an extensive set of tools and documentation to help you navigate the complexities of Laser safety.
The Laser Hazards OSHA page gives you information on:
Just the downloads of the Laser Safety Manual, under the “Possible Solutions” section will give you more than you’ll ever need. Enjoy!
If you’re a small business and you need a respiratory program, you could different pieces from here and from there and create your own… or you could just use the one just published on the Oregon OSHA (Orosha).
This 44-page document walks you and your employees through every aspect of the OSHA respiratory program, especially geared for small businesses.
It explains why and when you need a respirator, how to select the right respirator, how to select the right cartridge, how to fit test, how to clean and store your respirator and everything else you and your employees need to know.
Well illustrated, clear and easy to understand, this respiratory program takes all the guesswork (and leg work) out of any small business respiratory program.
Have a look for yourself and download it at http://www.orosha.org/pdf/pubs/3330.pdf
From the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association website:
The Construction Health and Safety Manual is our most comprehensive health and safety guide. It’s a must-have for every construction worker and helps you recognize and protect yourself against health and safety hazards.
Two versions of the manual have been produced; one is for general construction work (M029) and the other includes certain trade-specific material (M033). Each chapter in both manuals is available to download in English or en français.
Disponible en français Manuel de santé et sécurité de l’industrie de la construction (M029F)
- Pulp and Paper Mills
- Steel Mills
- Mineral Processing Plants
- Oil Refineries & Petrochemical Plants
- Thermal Power Plants
I came across this online copy of an old vintage safety manual. Pretty interesting! Here’s a sample of what you will find:
DBI-SALA and her sister company Protecta have put together a nice 20 page manual that covers all the essentials and important points about fall protection.
The document “Thinking About Fall Protection” gives you all the basics you’ll need to get started (or be reminded about).
The table of contents reads as follows: