Toolbox Talks

October23

Fire Extinguisher Safety

By John Howell Unlike many workplace hazards, fire is a potential threat in nearly every industry and environment. This makes fire one of the most deadly workplace hazards, killing hundreds and injuring thousands on the job each year. Prior to fighting any type of fire with a fire extinguisher, a risk assessment must be performed Read More

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September27

Tool Box Talks: Don’t Use Electrical Tape to Repair / Splice Cords

  By John Howell It seems logical that a roll of electrical tape could be used to safely repair a frayed or damaged flexible electrical cord, or to splice two pieces of a flexible electrical cord back together; I mean it’s called electrical tape, right? However, Federal OSHA electrical safety standards actually do not allow Read More

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August20

Accident Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility

  Accident prevention is everyone’s responsibility. You have probably heard the above TRUE statement more times than you can remember!  Safety has to be the responsibility of every one of us. No one person can constantly watch, guide, and instruct every operation every day. Every organization’s management team is very concerned with your safety.  However, Read More

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July20

August 2018 – Heat Stress Prevention

by John Howell Heat Stress Prevention When the body is unable to cool off by sweating, heat-induced illnesses, such as heat rash, cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke can occur. These illnesses can be serious, sometimes even resulting in death. Factors Leading to Heat Stress The following are common factors that can all contribute to Read More

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June21

July Tool Box Talks – Conducting an Effective Accident Investigation

by John Howell,  Conducting an Effective Accident Investigation Objective: The goal of an accurate and thorough incident investigation is not to place blame, but to determine the true cause of the incident and make changes that reduce the chances of similar incidents occurring in the future. Make sure your investigation includes each of the phases Read More

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Shepformation... The Shepley Newletter

  • Fire Extinguisher Safety

    By John Howell Unlike many workplace hazards, fire

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  • Lumber Market Update – November 2018

    By Paul Rogers Despite a steady stream of business

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