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Demystifying ISNetWorld Compliance

How to Achieve ISNetworld Pre-Qualification & Certification Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover ISNetWorld for contractors seeking compliance. WHAT IS ISNETWORLD? Bringing any third-party auditor account to a 100% score can be a daunting and time-consuming task. Understanding the 6 Common…

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Practical Confined Space Training

Confined Space Training Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover confined space training. Everyone working at a jobsite with a confined space needs to be able to recognize and have a fundamental understanding of confined spaces and permit required confined spaces (PRCS). This…

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Common Sense Workplace Safety

Workplace Safety Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover workplace safety. Freedom from danger is a wonderful concept, but to make that goal a reality requires considerable planning, training, commitment, management skills, and above all THINKING about workplace safety. Thinking through and…

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4 Practical Avetta FAQs for Suppliers

Avetta & Contractor Management Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the fundamentals of working with Avetta® for Contractor Management from a Suppliers perspective. If you’re unfamiliar with Avetta®, they’re an easy-to-use, web-based Supplier/Contractor Management platform. Essentially, they compile supplier information into…

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Burn Awareness Week: Fire Cleanup Safety

Fire Cleanup Safety Burn awareness is critical even after fires have been put out, as workers still face many serious hazards during cleanup. It’s imperative for workers to know and utilize proven safety precautions. Today, we’ll cover some key points to follow for fire cleanup…

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IMPROVING INDOOR AIR QUALITY

If you haven’t guessed by the name, indoor air quality (IAQ) refers to the quality of air in an enclosed, non-industrial space. IAQ isn’t just about comfort; it’s a matter of health. Sources can be biological (such as mold developing in the ventilation system), chemical…

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THE DANGERS OF SILICOSIS

Silica is an extremely common mineral compound found throughout numerous industries and applications across the globe. It exists in nature primarily as quartz, although in many areas it is a major component in sand. It is the second most common mineral in the earth’s crust.…

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PREVENTING REPETITIVE STRESS INJURIES

Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are those which affect nerves, joints, tendons, tendon sheathes, and muscles. They are often attributed to chronic pain in the forearms, wrists, hands, elbows, neck, shoulders, and lower limbs. The term RSI is rather broad because the injuries included occur due…

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13 WAYS TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH IN…

Creating a mentally-tranquil workplace atmosphere has incredibly beneficial returns across the board. Employees who are mentally healthy as a result of employer efforts are far more likely to be productive, have higher morale, and make significant contributions to company growth and profitability. Simon Fraser University…

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WINTER DRIVING SAFETY

Winter is in full swing, and in many areas of the country, the cold weather is having an adverse effect on driving conditions. The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration states that annually, an average of 22 percent of vehicle accidents are related…

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