Proper Clothing

This is not the Ladies Afternoon Sewing Circle but believe it or not, we’re going to talk about clothes. Not, however, about how short this season should be but about what the well-dressed worker should wear. Clothes are more important than you might think. There are...

Dress Safety from Head to Foot

Your clothing should not only be appropriate, but rugged enough to stand up to the use it’ll get.   KEEP YOUR SHIRT ON Always wear a heavy duty shirt, preferably long sleeved with the cuffs buttoned at the wrist. Don’t wear it loose or baggy. Keep it...

Don’t take hand tools for Granted

Too many people do so, both at home and at work. Household jobs usually are light. So   you sometimes can get away with using tools improperly or substituting one tool for   another. Our work, however, makes rugged  demands on tools. If we misuse a tool, or use one...

Serious Injuries and Emergency Care

When we talk about the importance of first aid, we are primarily discussing the minor injury, but today we want to talk about the serious injury that might happen here at work. We will discuss emergency care of the victim and the need for getting medical attention...

Lifting and Back Safety

Do you realize you may be risking serious injury many times a day and not even know it? Well, it’s true if you don’t lift correctly. Improper lifting may cause back injuries that can take months and even years to heal. Sometimes they are permanent and...