Diesel exhaust contains harmful chemicals, including toxic particles and hazardous gases. Some of the hazardous gases in diesel exhaust, such as nitrogen oxides, benzene, and sulfur dioxide, have been linked to cancer. Inhalation of diesel exhaust is the most common means of exposure.
When stripping and waxing floors, the risk of injuries can be greatly reduced or eliminated by taking appropriate safety precautions. It can be achieved by becoming familiar with the potential hazards, taking steps to prevent injuries, and using proper personal protective equipment.
Los andamios estrechos, también se llaman andamios de Baker/Perry, son unas de las piezas más populares del equipo para la construcción.
Narrow frame scaffolds, also known as Baker/Perry scaffolds, are among the most popular pieces of construction equipment.
What do you do when your company experiences an accident or a “near miss?” Here are some helpful hints to conducting an incident investigation after first aid or medical treatment has been completed for the injured person.
Nail guns have replaced hammers in wood frame construction. They are powerful, easy to operate and boost productivity for nailing tasks. Nail guns are a leading cause of injury among residential carpenters and responsible for an estimated 37,000 emergency room visits each year, of which 60% are occupationally-related. Puncture wounds to the hands and fingers are most common, but more serious injuries and deaths occur using nail guns.