Toolbox Talks

June18

Toolbox Talks

By John Howell Floor and Roof Openings Proactive preventive safety measures: Safely covering an opening with a piece of plywood requires more than placing the material over the hole. The hole should be covered and secured with a cover large and rigid enough to prevent failure and movement. Holes should be marked with danger warnings. Read More

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May28

Electrical Hazards

By John Howell Electrical hazards are doubly hazardous in that there is not only the chance of electrocution but also, there is the probability that any electric shock will cause a loss of consciousness that may well result in a fall of some sort. Today we will discuss methods of receiving an electric shock and Read More

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April29

National Safety Stand-Down

By John Howell National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction May 6-10, 2019 The 6th annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls will take place the week of May 6-10, 2019. The Stand-Down was conceived by OSHA in 2014 as part of the National Falls Campaign to raise awareness surrounding the severity of fall hazards in construction Read More

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March22

National Ladder Safety Month

April is National Ladder Safety Month Did you know… $17.1 billion is spent on workplace falls Falls are in the top 3 most disabling workplace injuries Ladders are #6 on OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations list Using Ladders Choose the right type and size ladder. Except where stairways, ramps, or runways are provided, use Read More

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February27

Carbon Monoxide from Heaters and Generators

By John Howell Heaters and generators that use organic materials for fuel, such as natural gas or propane, can emit carbon monoxide (CO) if the heater or generator is not working properly or not properly tuned up, allowing for incomplete combustion. CO is a chemical asphyxiant: it takes the place of oxygen in red blood Read More

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Shepformation... The Shepley Newletter

  • NYLE Robert J. Horne Jr. CHIPS Award

    The Northeastern Young Lumber Execs (NYLE) recentl

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  • Tony and Lorraine Shepley Awarded Joshua A. Nickerson Society Award

    On June 18th the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce host

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  • 24th Annual Shepley Wide Open

    The employees at Shepley are teeing up for the 24t

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