Environmental Effects of Graffiti

Graffiti is not only an eyesore. From cradle to grave, spray paint is an environmental and health hazard. It is an ongoing nuisance and recently, the LA City Council just approved $3.8 million dollars to remove graffiti from two high-rise buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles County alone erases 30 million square feet of Read more about Environmental Effects of Graffiti[…]

The Delicate Balance Between Human Health & Sustainability

There is a delicate equilibrium between human health and environmental stewardship. There are more nuances and considerations than meets the eye. Each decision we make, whether in our daily routines or on a broader societal scale, should be given careful consideration. The abundance of sustainable alternatives on the market brings with it a myriad of Read more about The Delicate Balance Between Human Health & Sustainability[…]

respirator fit testing

The proper fit testing protocols are important

Respirators are the last line of defense. This is something we say about all personal protective equipment, respirators included. What we mean is that if the respirator fails, there is no other defense between that chemical or biological hazard and the health of your people. And you won’t know if your respirators will fail unless Read more about The proper fit testing protocols are important[…]

AOC and other Democrates hate OSHA. Here’s why.

I don’t typically like to discuss politics, but what the heck.  This story is related to safety, so let’s go for it.  A Fox News reporter, Lawrence Jones, went to the Southern border to cover the border immigration issue.  He was issued a bulletproof vest by Border Patrol and instructed that they could not guarantee Read more about AOC and other Democrates hate OSHA. Here’s why.[…]

3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays – Worn Out PPE

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This week we are talking about PPE. 3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays is a free audio program covering a variety of OSHA related topics. 3MTT is designed to help you comply with OSHA’s requirement of providing a safety talk once every 10 days. We release a new 3MTT every Thursday at 4:30am PST. If you would Read more about 3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays – Worn Out PPE[…]

3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays – Eye Protection

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Today’s episode is eye protection. 3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays is a free audio program covering a variety of OSHA related topics. 3MTT is designed to help you comply with OSHA’s requirement of providing a safety talk once every 10 days. We release a new 3MTT every Thursday at 4:30am PST. If you would like to Read more about 3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays – Eye Protection[…]

Common objections to wearing hearing protection

Objections to wearing hearing protection Overcoming objections is hard enough, but when it comes to safety personal protective equipment, those objections can be twice as hard.  The good news is there aren’t unlimited objections to deal with.  Just a few and once you get a handle on those, you can over come just about every Read more about Common objections to wearing hearing protection[…]