Security Threat Awareness

While most workplaces are generally safe environments, employees should be aware of potential security threats and prevention tactics.

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Hazard Communication for the Oil and Gas Industry

HAZCOM programs are important in the oil and gas industry, where employees are regularly exposed to harmful, even potentially fatal chemical hazards

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Oil and Gas Personnel

From 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job—a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all U.S. industries. Workers in the oil and gas industry face a wide variety of hazards in their daily job duties. To help prevent workers from coming into contact with these hazards, employers will provide them with personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Hand and Power Tool Safety

According to a study conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, hand and power tool injuries send an average of 400,000 people to the emergency room each year. These tools can cause lacerations, puncture wounds, dismemberment, burns, electrical shock, and death. Fortunately, there are many preventative measures that employees can take to prevent tool injuries from occurring.

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Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans

To prevent oil spills from reaching waterways, the EPA requires facilities to follow a spill prevention, control and countermeasure, or SPCC, plan.

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Vehicle Backing Safety

1 out of every 4 vehicle accidents occur while backing. Though they often occur at low speeds, these accidents can have serious and even fatal consequences.

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Safe Trip Planning for Over-the-Road Drivers

Good planning is important for drivers to make their deliveries safely, comfortably, and on time.

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Electrical Safety on the Job

Working with or around electricity exposes employees to dangers such as electric shock, fires and explosions. Fortunately, most of these dangers can be easily prevented if employees are trained to identify and avoid electrical hazards.

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How to Effectively Perform Competency Mapping

Competency mapping is a process of linking employees to job duties, job duties to hazards, and hazards to training…

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