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Posts by: Dan Clark

Turkey Fryer Fires

Turkey Fryer Fires

Turkey fryer fires happen more than you might think. Listen to the story of contractors who nearly burned down the house they were building. You’ll hear why the NFPA and fire departments say you shouldn’t use a turkey fryer. In this podcast, Dan Clark interviews concrete contractor Tim Schmerber in Oregon about

Dan Clark | November 24, 2014 | Podcast, Turkey Fryer | Fire Safety, NFPA, Safety


Cement Burns And Irritation

Cement Burns And Irritation

Cement burns and irritations are the #1 occupational skin disease in the U.S. Why is wet cement such a widespread danger? How do workers avoid it? Listen! Cement is in concrete, mortar, tile grout and other common construction materials. And it’s rich in chemicals which are damaging to skin. In this podcast,

Dan Clark | November 20, 2014 | Cement Burns, Podcast | PPE, Safety, Workplace Safety



Demolition Safety

Demolition Safety

Demolition safety is more complicated than in standard construction. Old structures can be weak and unpredictable. Listen to hear tips on demolitions. Tearing down an old building requires extra prep and caution. In this podcast, Dan Clark tells of common hazards in a demolition. Dan also urges demolition managers to have a

Dan Clark | November 13, 2014 | Demolition Safety, Podcast | Safety, Workplace Safety


Brown Bag Lunch Safety

Brown Bag Lunch Safety

Brown bag lunch safety can’t be ignored. One in six Americans gets food poisoning every year, so keep your meal chilled. Food can go bad in two hours. In this podcast, Dan Clark gives some obvious and not-so-obvious tips on how to keep your stomach safe. If you don’t have a fridge

Dan Clark | November 11, 2014 | Lunch Safety, Podcast | Safety, Workplace Safety