Hand Safety

Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding

Machine guarding is one of OSHA’s top 10 most-cited safety violations. Workers should respect these devices that protect them from moving parts. In this podcast we cover the types of machine guards, including barrier guards, light curtains, and two-handed tripping devices. It can be a loose clothing hazard if machine guarding is needed or missing.

Hand and Arm WMSD Hazards

Hand and Arm WMSD Hazards

WMSD means pain. WMSD means Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorder. We cover WMSD in hands and arms in this podcast. Swinging a hammer all day can give you WMSD. So can using a computer keyboard and mouse. Repetitive motions, awkward postures and using heavy force can all cause WMSD. Find relief from these tasks to avoid prolonged

Machine Safety At Work

Machine Safety At Work

Machine safety at work requires constant attention. In our industrial age, there are many moving parts and sharp edges. Listen for tips on machine safety. In this podcast, we review nine rules to keep workers safe around machines. Important issues covered include lockout/tagout, loose clothing; flame resistant clothing, PPE, and more. In the battle of

Hand Safety Ergonomics

Hand Safety Ergonomics

Hand safety means more that wearing PPE. Even jobs that don’t require gloves can be dangerous for hands. Repetitive motion can affect tendons and joints. Ergonomics can help with the design and arrangement of tools to maximize hand safety. A tool is ergonomic only if it fits your hand, and the job you are doing.

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