Protecting Buried Telecom Cables

Every time an excavation crew digs near your buried cables or underground utilities, you run the risk that they will sever the lifeblood of your company.

Safeguarding Workers from Hazardous Chemicals

Hazardous chemicals are used everywhere. Even household cleaning supplies contain things that aren’t considered friendly. 

Every employee has the right to know what chemicals are used around them and have ways to protect themselves. 

This article offers some different perspectives of how to safeguard you and your employees against exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Electrical Safety I: Lockout Procedures

Controlling hazardous energy when a machine or electrical system is being serviced or repaired is critical to protect your employees from death or serious injury.  In short, proper lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures save lives.

The sections of this article will help us explain why proper lockout / tagout procedures are vital for every business throughout the United States. 

Safety Responsibilities of Pipeline Operators

Millions of miles of pipelines transporting everything from water to natural gas are buried underground throughout the country. 

Pipeline operators have a responsibility to ensure that their pipelines don't pose a threat to the general public or the environment.

Electrical Safety II- Arc Flash Safety

In our previous article, Electrical Safety I: The Importance of Proper Lockout-Tagout Procedures, we helped identify what sources need to be locked out, offered examples and a starting point for proper LOTO procedures, and provided OSHA standards for specific industries.

ANSI B77.1 Annex D: Ski Lift Signs

Skiing or snowboarding are enjoyable outdoor activities.  With millions of visitors throughout the country every year, ski resorts have a responsibility to be sure that their visitors have a great time- and stay safe.

OSHA Sign Wordings III: Asbestos, Radiation, and Biohazard Awareness

Asbestos, radiation, and biohazards have specific standards and regulations that need to be followed precisely to prevent accidental exposure that can cause serious injury, cancer, and even death. 

Safety professionals take special care to ensure their company is in compliance with all the necessary standards and regulations for these three dangerous hazards.

Pipeline Safety II: National Standards

In our previous article, Safety Responsibilities of Pipeline Operators, we discussed the responsibilities of pipeline operators to help properly manage System Integrity, Maintenance, Leak Detection, Training, and Emergency Preparedness.

Physical Security Military Sign Requirements

Throughout the United States, Military installations have specific rules and guidelines for posting signs for physical security.

We took a detailed look at the rules and regulations, and outlined the specific requirements that pertain to signage on military installations below.

Electrical Safety III: Electrical Fires

Whether it's faulty equipment or improper installation, electrical fires are one of the main causes of fires in the workplace every year.