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Why Instrumental Sunshades are a Game-changer for the Oil & Gas and the Marine Industry

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When talking about workplace safety, the safety of the workers or personnel in a rig or a plant is what is discussed the most.  One crucial aspect of safety,  which is protecting the equipment and devices in high-risk work environments like on a ship or a rig, is hardly ever talked about. 

Anyone working in the oil & gas or marine industry can vouch for the fact that the working environment can be harsh – both from external and internal factors. External factors include extreme sun exposure etc. Internal factors include falling debris and mechanical damage among others. 

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7 Practical Cooling Tower Safety Tips You Must Know

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In this post, we will learn about cooling tower safety tips to prevent accidents in the cooling tower, during construction, operation, and maintenance as happened in China power station in 2016.

Cooling tower safety starts from its construction stage, operation, and then at its maintenance stage.

The following cooling tower safety tips will give you practical guidance on how to construct, operate and maintain a cooling tower in safe manners.

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Roofing Safety Advice to Avoid Injuries and Work More Efficiently

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Working on a roof can be dangerous if the proper safety precautions are not taken. Roofers can suffer several common injuries, such as slips and falls, being hit by falling objects, and electrocution. By following some simple safety advice, roofers can avoid these injuries and work more efficiently.

Whether you’re a roofer, a construction worker, or anyone else working on a roof, it’s important to understand the weather conditions and safety precautions for your job. Here are some of the most important tips to keep in mind.

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10 Critical Safety Tips for Working Outside

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Working outdoors is a lot more hazardous than being inside. The weather can get you, and both the job site and the work itself tend to be more physically dangerous. The good news is that there is a lot you can do to mitigate the danger and stay safe.

Here are 10 critical outdoor safety tips to help you out when you are working outside.

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How to Get Safety Lessons from Instagram

We can learn safety not only from face-to-face training or seminar. There are many other ways that we can learn about safety; accident reports, safety audit results, group discussions, interviews with safety experts, and social media like Instagram.

Instagram is one of the famous social media platforms from where we can get safety lessons. It provides interesting media like pictures, photos, and videos.

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HAZWOPER Refresher Training in a Nutshell!

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Hazardous substances and hazardous waste cause various health risks and can have an acute impact of the good health of employees. Receiving annual HAZWOPER Refresher Training will keep important health and safety measures as a top-of-mind recall.

What is HAZWOPER Training?

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standards are established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for the construction industry 29 CFR 1926.65 and the general industry 29 CFR 1910.120 explain the health and safety requirements that employers and employees must follow when operating or working in hazardous waste operations or when involved in emergency response operations resulting from the sudden or unexpected release of hazardous substances.

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How Can You Protect Yourself Against Silica Dust?

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Silica dust is considered one of the most dangerous hazards when working in the construction or demolition industries. With its extremely small particles, silica dust is practically naked to the human eye, and should be cleared as quickly as possible to avoid inhalation. In this post we have detailed the many ways you can protect yourself and the risks silica dust has to your body.

So how can you protect yourself against silica dust? PPE, RPE, industrial vacuums and dust extractors are all valid options for protecting yourself when working with silica dust. Water can also be used to spray any surfaces to reduce the amount of silica dust created. Food and drink should not be consumed in the vicinity of the workspace to avoid contamination.

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What Is the Best Way to Apply Caution Floor Marking Tape?

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OSHA (or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) states that the aisles used for transporting heavy mechanical equipment should be kept clear and “clearly marked’, but it doesn’t say much about how safety managers are supposed to do this.

Specifically, it states that “sufficient safe clearances shall be allowed for aisles, at loading docks, through doorways and wherever turns or passage must be made. Aisles and passageways shall be kept clear and in good repair, with no obstruction across or in aisles that could create a hazard. Permanent aisles and passageways shall be appropriately marked.”

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What You Should Know About Combustible Dust Explosions to Stay Safe

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What was happened at the Imperial Sugar refinery northwest of Savannah, Georgia, on February 7, 2008, illustrates how dangerous combustible dust is if it is not treated properly.

In that accident, 14 people died and 38 others injured, including 14 people with serious and life-threatening burns.

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