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Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Definition: The Right to Know Station is the designated place in your facility for maintaining the hazardous communication standard Safety Data sheets on all chemicals used at your facility. Safety Data Sheet: · The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires chemical manufacturers, distributors, or importers to provide Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) (formerly known as Material Safety Data Sheets or MSDSs) to communicate the hazards of hazardous… [CONTINUE]
Posted Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Definition: Flammable and Combustible Liquids are liquids that can ignite and burn. Proper storage and treatment of these liquids will prevent fires in the hotel. Potential Exposures: Electricity Smoking Friction of Equipment Overheated Materials Hot Surfaces and Burned Flames Sparks and Embers Static Discharges Lightning Properties: The vapor burns, not the liquid. The flash point is the minimum temperature at which a liquid gives off… [CONTINUE]
Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Definition: Reaching and Ladder related injuries have increased 50% over the last ten years and account for nearly 15% of all occupational injuries. According to OSHA, these injuries are 100% preventable, if employees follow safe practices. Potential Exposures: Selecting the wrong ladder Using worn or damaged ladders Using or placing ladders incorrectly Unsafe distances and angles between employee and target Prevention: Adhere to the… [CONTINUE]
Posted Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Definition: Emergency Procedures are the company guidelines on how to handles any reasonably foreseeable threat at your place of business, as outlined in the property’s Emergency Binder . The Emergency Binder should consist of the following: Emergency Contact List: verified and updated Emergency Shut Off locations for Electricity, Gas and Water Procedures required by the company for emergency situations Guidelines for Crisis Communication Documentation forms… [CONTINUE]
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Definition: Slips, Trips and Falls represent about 17% of the time-loss injuries claimed against workers’ compensation boards. Slips happen where the friction or traction between the footwear and the walking surface is compromised. Trips happen when your foot collides with an object unexpectedly, causing a loss of balance. About 2/3 of all falls happen at ground level, caused by slipping or tripping, and the remaining… [CONTINUE]