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Forklift Safety

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After a recent visit to the local home improvement store, I found myself fascinated by an employee zipping freight around on a forklift with expert precision. Naturally, my thoughts wandered to – Forklift Safety. Practically everyone I know has shopped at a store that uses forklifts in some capacity. Forklifts, also referred to as lift [...]

Give Socks a Second Thought

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  How much thought do you put into your socks? They’re the only thing between your foot and your shoe, yet most people rarely think twice about them. The proper socks can mean the difference between a good day and one filled with agony. The first thing to consider is under what conditions will you [...]

Overview of OSHA 300/300A

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires workplace recordkeeping via OSHA Form 300. Form 300 is a log used to classify all work-related injuries and illnesses. Employers must keep a log on site. Form 300 The Log of Work-Related Injury and Illnesses (Form 300) is used for the classification of work-related injuries and illnesses and to [...]

Following Workplace Safety Procedures

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You can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make him drink. When it comes to employees following safety procedures, this age old proverb easily applies. Simply put, employers can provide safety training… but making workers actually care about following those safety procedures is another story.  They will only work when fully and properly followed by every [...]

Distracted Driving is Deadly

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Many people claim that driving is second nature to them. They feel that they’ve been driving long enough to handle any roadway situation. All too many drivers feel confident enough in their abilities that they eat, drink, text, talk behind the wheel. Bottom Line : Distracted driving kills. In 2011, 3,331 people were killed in [...]

Top 10 Types of Flashlights

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   Flashlights   They are a staple in every household but how much thought do you put into buying the right one for your needs? As always OSHATOES® is here to help. From power outages to spelunking, or everyday use, it is super simple to find the best flashlight for any job.  Incandescent Bulbs Vs. LEDs [...]