OSHA's Position On Machine Guarding - Today

12/12/2007




December 12, 2007

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OSHA's Position On Machine
Guarding - Today


When in doubt, it’s always best to go right to the source. That’s what was done in a question and answer session with OSHA regarding machine guarding. The result should clear up many of your questions and concerns about machine guarding and provide those involved in designing, building, or operating machines with some guidance. Click here to learn more.


Arc Flash Evolution


It seemed safe enough. The industrial electricians were just going to take a few measurements prior to starting the job. Everything was energized, but that should have been OK, because the electricians were going to be a safe distance away.
They were. The metal tip of their wooden yardstick wasn't. Click here to learn more.


Five Steps to Take the "Risk" Out of Risk Assessment and Management

Whether you are the CEO, an administrative assistant or a plant manager, you are constantly engaging in risk assessment and management. Sometimes the consequences of being wrong are trivial. However, being wrong can sometimes be devastating, with money lost and safety compromised.
In this article Bruce Main, president of the risk assessment firm Design Safety Engineering Inc., shares the five steps to take to take the "Risk" out of Risk assessment and management. Click here to learn more.
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