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SAFETY NEWS

Superintendent Site Inspection

On large construction projects, the superintendent's job is to run the day-to-day operations on the construction site and control the short-term schedule. The role of the superintendent also includes important quality control and subcontractor coordination...

Cautions with Welding and Cutting

Cautions with Welding and Cutting Working around gas cylinders of any kind has it's fair share of dangers.  The guidelines and OSHA standards should be followed to keep accidents from happening.  Below are a few things that can go wrong. Flashback arrestors help to...

Objectives- BBS

•Understand what  causes the majority of accidents•Know the key terms and ABC’S of Behavior Based Safety•Personality types and causes some human behavior•Learn 5 top motivators for employees to do a better, safer job

INDUSTRY LINKS

ACGIH AMERICAN CONFERENCE OF GOVERNMENTAL INDUSTRIAL HYGIENISTS
http://www.acgih.org/
ANSI AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE
http://www.ansi.org/
ASSE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS
http://www.asse.org/
BCSP BOARD OF CERTIFIED SAFETY PROFESSIONALS
http://www.bcsp.org/
EPA U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
http://www.epa.gov/
DHHS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
http://www.hhs.gov/
DOL U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
http://www.dol.gov/compliance
DOT U.S.DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
http://www.dot.gov/
FDA U.S. FOOD & DRUG ADMINSTRATION
http://www.fda.gov/
FMCSA FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/
FRA FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION
http://www.fra.dot.gov/
LAWORKS LOUISIANA WORKFORCE COMMISSION
http://www.laworks.net/
MSHA MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ASSOCIATION
http://www.msha.gov/
NFPA NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION
http://www.nfpa.org/
NIOSH NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH

http://www.cdc.gov/iniosh/

OSHA OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT
http://www.osha.gov/
PHMSA U.S. ADMINISTRATION OF TRANSPORTATION PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/
RRC RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/
TWC TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
http://twc.texas.gov/customers/bemp/employment-law.html