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10 Easy to Follow Forklift Safety Tips for Pedestrians

Did you know that there are 20,000 forklift-related injuries annually in the United States? And do you usually work in an area where forklift is running? If yes, then you must read this article, 10 Easy to Follow Forklift Safety Tips for Pedestrians, to be safe.

Before going to the tips, lets talk first about the forklift pedestrian accident statistics. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reported that there are 100 deaths every year caused by forklift strikes. 36% of that victims are pedestrians.

In addition, there are 20,000 injuries every year caused by forklift in the United States. It equals to 10% of all industrial accidents. Continue reading…

How to Dispose of 35% Hydrogen Peroxide Safely

Food grade hydrogen peroxide generally comes in 35% concentration. This means that hydrogen peroxide is 35% and water – as the other ingredient – is 65%.

In beverage and dairy industries, hydrogen peroxide is commonly used as in aseptic packaging process.

It is used as a disinfectant to kill germs, bacteria, and viruses from packaging before food product filled into it.

The lower limit of food grade hydrogen peroxide concentration used for this purpose depends on the aseptic packaging machine. Continue reading…

Practical Hydrogen Peroxide Safety Tips You Must Know

Hydrogen peroxide is a dangerous liquid with strong oxidizing characteristic. You have to handle it with care. Otherwise, you will get injured as what has happened to a student who unwittingly made explosive from hydrogen peroxide recently at University of Bristol. That’s why you must understand hydrogen peroxide safety tips very well.

As you might already know that beside as a strong oxidizer, hydrogen peroxide is also an irritant and toxic chemical.

You have to handle this hazardous chemical with care and follow the safe handling procedure. This starts from good preservation or storing, handling, usage and also disposal.

Do you know how to handle hydrogen peroxide safely? Continue reading…

30 Daily Workplace Safety Tips – How to Stay Safe at Work

In this post, I am going to share with you 30 daily workplace safety tips, which you can implement readily to stay safe at work.

Since I know a fact that …

Some of us may try to improve safety at work after suffering a severe accident. Or reading an accident story from the news.

It is the worst way to follow.

You don’t want to follow that way, right?

So, implementing the following daily workplace safety tips below is a surefire to stay safe at work. Continue reading…

Heat Exchanger Safety Precautions You Should Know

Heat exchanger is one of the most important equipments for a manufacturing plant. With this equipment, energy transfer can be done and production process runs smoothly.

However, beside its important role, heat exchanger operation and maintenance contain potential safety hazards.

If such safety hazards are not treated properly, unexpected events may happen.

So, it is very important to know heat exchanger safety precautions in order to be safe during operation and maintenance. Continue reading…

Hazards in Confined Space: The List You Must Know

Hazards in confined space present real dangers. They make confined space works become one of the deadliest works in the workplace.

Recognizing these hazards is the key to confined space safety. Fail to recognize these hazards in confined space will lead to fatal accidents.

Look at the following statistics:

In 2015, according to bls.gov, 136 workers died due to confined space-related accidents.

Meanwhile, in 2010, there were 26 fatalities due to inhalation and 6 fatalities due to oxygen deficiency occurred in confined spaces.

If you can recognize work hazards related with confined space early, then you will be able to take necessary control measures to reduce the hazard level. Even you will have a chance to eliminate these hazards. Continue reading…

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