Gas detection monitors are simple little devices that can save a person’s life. They help protect employees from deadly gases found in the workplace. Many municipal workers use them everyday, ... Read More
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Lone workers, firefighters, and municipal workers aren't perfect. That's normal – they're only human. But those natural human tendencies can lead to deadly mistakes. This is especially true when it comes to working with harmful gases. Sometimes, workers will forget to use a gas detector in a confined space. Or they won't plan ahead, thinking they'll figure it out on the scene. In some cases, they haven't had enough training to interpret gas detector readings. ...Read More
It's no secret that confined spaces are dangerous areas to work in, but not everyone realizes how dangerous they are . Harmful gases and lack of oxygen make for a deadly atmosphere. 20% of confined space incidents result in multiple deaths. For every fatality arising from these causes, two more workers are injured and one of them requires hospitalization . ...Read More
You need to be confident that your self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) will keep working for you. This is especially true when working alone in hazardous atmospheres or confined spaces. Without a constant supply of clean, breathable air, you compromise your health. Even worse, your life may be at risk. Before putting on your SCBA and heading out to do your job, you'll need to inspect it to make sure it's in great working condition. In this article, we'll go over all the steps you need to take to check your SCBA's integrity. Then, you can always be sure it will keep you safe even in the most hazardous conditions. ...Read More
Are your workers properly equipped to protect against electrical shock, even when they're alone on the job site? There are risks that come with being a lone worker, especially when regularly dealing with electrical components. Electrical hazards are a challenge for many companies that send workers out on their own, but with careful planning, safe procedures, and the right equipment, you can keep your employees safe. ...Read More