Respirator Cartridge for Ammonia – The Best Seller List

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It is no doubt that ammonia is a hazardous chemical that is commonly found in the manufacturing industry, for example as a refrigerant.

Exposure to a high level of ammonia can cause irritation and serious burns on the skin and in the eyes, mouth, throat, and lungs. At a very high level, ammonia can cause death.

The best way to avoid ammonia hazards is by using the elimination method as a hazard control. In fact, using this method is very hard and required a high cost.

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Confined Space Safety Slogan – A Helpful Tool to Improve Confined Space Safety

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A confined space safety slogan is another choice for you in communicating confined space safety. As you may already know that good communication is key to confined space work safety.

A combination of good communication, complete confined space entry equipment, perfect standard operating procedure, and supervision will ensure the safety of all personnel, who involve in confined space work.

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Forklift Pedestrian Accident Statistics – The Important Numbers You Should Know

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Forklift-pedestrian accident statistics show you how important it is to design a safe workplace for forklift operations and pedestrians.

The key point in the design is separation. Forklift and pedestrians shall have different traffic. It means that traffic control is the key.

In addition, as I wrote in my previous post, 10 Easy to Follow Forklift Safety Tips for Pedestrian, more intersections will also increase forklift-pedestrian accident probability.

In fact, finding out the number one cause of forklift accidents is not a simple task. Even if you have gathered many forklift accident data in your hand. [Continue reading…]

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20 Fun Ways to Promote Safety at Work – Out of the Box Safety Ideas

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Building a mature culture at work needs serious effort from all members of the company. This is a long journey and needs patience. This big move starts from promoting safety at work.

Promoting safety is a serious effort. But, you can do it in various fun ways.

Choosing the right fun ways to promote safety at work will also take time. It is because you need to test and evaluate it until you reach a final conclusion about its effectiveness. [Continue reading…]

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CAS Number Database Free Download

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May be it is hard to find CAS number database for free download. You need to pay for it even for a small fee.

The CAS number list you will find in this article is collecting from many sources, including CAS number from Safety Data Sheet (SDS) or Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

If you are preparing a new SDS or MSDS for your chemical products, you can also find the right CAS number from the database.

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26 Ready to Follow Ideas for Construction Safety Meeting Topics

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Before starting any construction work in a chemical plant, you will want to conduct a construction safety meeting which is attended by safety in charges within your company or plant, construction workers, and laborers. It is usually conducted daily, weekly, and or monthly within the construction schedule.

At that time, you should choose appropriate construction safety meeting topics. They are very important in which you communicate any safety-related topics with the construction jobs.

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Truck Driver Safety Meeting Topics

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Truck drivers who deliver hazardous chemicals – like hydrogen peroxide -require deeper safety knowledge than truck drivers in general. To enhance their knowledge about safety on such chemical transport, a truck driver safety meeting must be conducted. At least it is conducted once a year.

You may have scheduled your own truck driver safety meeting for several years with the same topics. You do not have any idea about the meeting topics so that you decide to use the same topics.

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What You Must Know About Hazard and Hazard Recognition Methods

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By definition, a hazard is anything that has the potential to cause harm to people, damage to property or environment, or loss to process.

OSHA defines hazard as the potential for harm that is associated with a condition or activity that if left uncontrolled can result in injury or illness.

Meanwhile, according to OHSAS 18001:1999, the hazard is a source or situation with a potential for harm in terms of human injury or illness health, damage to property, damage to the workplace environment, or a combination of these.

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Factors to Consider When Designing Chemical Storage Building

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Chemical storage building is used to store hazardous materials (hazmat) and designed from metal building structures. It is safe, inexpensive, and environmentally friendly.

It is not purposed only for safety but also for the environment. It plays a vital role in chemical industries, where various hazardous materials are stored.

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A Short Guide to Hearing Protection Devices

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Hearing protection devices are used to control high-level noise hazards when other hazard control methods like engineering and administrative controls can not decrease the noise level. They may come in the form of earplugs or earmuffs.

In order to know that you are exposed to high-level noise hazards, then you should measure the noise level from the sources at your workplace. Each noise source has different nature. It could expose noise hazards in an impulsive, intermittent, or even continuous manner.

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