This course covers OSHA regulations and requirements for inspection and safe use of rigging equipment. Covered are chain mesh, chain, synthetic, and wire rope slings. Proper inspection, documentation, use and caring of slings including criteria for removing damaged slings from use. Load capacities and stress factors which reduce capacities are discussed. Problem solving exercises representing […]
Hard hats- Prevention of head injuries is important in every safety program. How does a hard hat provide protection? It can shield your head (scalp), face, neck and shoulders from a falling object, splashes, spills and drips...
Mining is a dangerous industry and has resulted in thousands of deaths caused by a variety of hazards including coal dust explosions, methane gas, rock falls and carbon monoxide poisoning as well as long term health problems such as black lung. These are the top ten mining disasters as determined by the number of fatalities, […]
Wheel chocks safety is established by more than just OSHA, the US government’s main federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety administration. MSHA, the US Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration, also has rules in place to help prevent accidents and fatalities from occurring on the job, specifically at above ground and […]
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