3 Jan, 2021

Accident investigations. Or, how to avoid incidents and save money.

By |2021-01-03T08:52:58-07:00January 3rd, 2021|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employee Safety, Employer OSHA Compliance, Hazard Identification, Miner Safety, Mining, Oil and Gas Safety, OSHA Safety, Safety practices, Worker Safety|0 Comments

Accident investigations. Or, how to avoid incidents and save money. Taking some time to learn why and how an injury or equipment damage incident occurred is extremely beneficial. First, it helps to learn why an incident occurred. Second, it saves money. Properly conducted, a post-incident investigation will bring to light why and how an incident [...]

19 Aug, 2020

Any fool can know. The point is to understand.*

By |2020-08-19T11:24:30-06:00August 19th, 2020|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employee Safety, Employer OSHA Compliance, Hazard Identification, Miner Safety, Oil and Gas Safety, Safety practices, Safety programs, Worker Safety|0 Comments

“Any fool can know.  The point is to understand”.  Safety talks are opportunities to pass on knowledge and understanding.   Safety talks discuss an activity and then how to safely handle the task.  For example working at heights.  Understanding that fall protection need be in place and what types of fall protection are known to be [...]

9 Sep, 2019

Noise. Protect employee hearing.

By |2019-09-09T15:15:34-06:00September 9th, 2019|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employer OSHA Compliance, Miner Safety, Oil and Gas Safety, OSHA Safety, Safety practices|0 Comments

Noise.  Hearing levels in people declines when exposed to certain levels of noise over a period of time.  The extent of hearing decline depends on the level of noise and duration of exposure.  OSHA says 85 decibels (dBA) or higher over an 8-hour work shift is excessive.  If you have a smartphone you can download [...]

9 Jan, 2018

What you don’t know can hurt you-Hazard Identification & LOTO

By |2018-01-11T15:36:59-07:00January 9th, 2018|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employee Safety, Hazard Identification, Lock Out Tag Out, Mine Safety Training, Miner Safety, Mining, Safety programs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mine Safety: What you don’t know can hurt you. Or Know the hazards. Mine safety, what you don't know can hurt you.  Almost every aspect of repair or servicing activity involves the potential for injury arising from the unexpected release of energy.  To avoid contacting unexpected release of energy a Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) [...]

13 Dec, 2017

New Miner Safety Training

By |2018-01-10T13:17:26-07:00December 13th, 2017|Mine Safety Training, Miner Safety, Mining|0 Comments

You’ve worked construction on commercial projects but didn’t like the seasonal layoffs so you applied to work at a mine because the work is steadier and pays well.  So, you decided to apply for work at a mine.   And they said yes!  Well, being a miner is just like a construction worker only different, namely [...]