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The Safety Brief In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews
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can be even more effective in protecting their workers.
In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews and insights into how contractors and safety managers can be even more effective in protecting their workers.

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6 Ways To Prevent Workplace Amputations

6 Ways To Prevent Workplace Amputations

Workplace amputations are in the spotlight at OSHA. They’ve updated their National Emphasis Program on Amputations. Hear about best practices to avoid them. Some industries have over double the number of amputations compared to industry norms. In this podcast, Dan Clark shares six tips to keep workers protected from losing a finger,

Dan Clark | October 23, 2015 | Podcast, Workplace Amputations | Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety


Wind Energy Safety

Wind Energy Safety

Wind energy safety is a careful blend of fall protection, electrical hazard awareness and much more. Hear the best practices for working on wind turbines. Working 30 stories up can a challenge for a worker. Add in unpredictable weather, high voltages, fire hazards, and confined space. This dangerous combination is business-as-usual at

Dan Clark | July 30, 2015 | Podcast, Wind Energy Safety | Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety



Lockout-Tagout Shortcuts That Kill

Lockout-Tagout Shortcuts That Kill

Lockout-tagout (LOTO) is not just for major equipment repairs. Do it for maintenance, cleaning, and even retrieving stuck items, or it could be fatal. In this podcast we discuss the importance of not taking shortcuts. Workers and managers should always “do it right” and use lockout-tagout signs and labels. Implementing this element

Dan Clark | September 9, 2014 | Lockout-Tagout, Lockout/Tagout (LOTO), Podcast | Electrical Safety, Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety


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

Dan Clark | August 19, 2014 | Hand Safety, Machine guarding, Podcast | Electrical Safety, Equipment Labeling, Facility Marking, Lockout Tagout, Safety, Workplace Safety


Lockout-Tagout Systems

Lockout-Tagout Systems

Lockout-tagout is the #1 cited violation for general industry by OSHA, but they estimate the lockout-tagout standard prevents 120 fatalities and 50,000 injuries annually. LO/TO is being adopted industry-wide and on a global scale as a best practice for increasing facility safety. Locking out machinery that is defective or dangerous due to

Dan Clark | May 6, 2014 | Lockout-Tagout, Lockout/Tagout (LOTO), Podcast | Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety