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October 2016

Get Ready for Winter’s Challenges

OSHA cautions that driving safety is a serious concern in the upcoming winter season, and suggests that employers ensure workers are properly trained for driving in snowy road conditions. Winter presents other safety hazards,including carbon monoxide exposure from indoor generators ,clearing snow off of roofs, and slipping and falling on ice. OH& advises on ways to keep your employees safe and prepared as the season changes.  MORE

Can you Hear the Training Now?

Companies commonly have a thought-out, well explained training plan on their books when it comes to compliance and safety. However, with a hidden hazard of hearing damage, a "one and done" attitude toward compliance will provide a false sense of security. Programs will only succeed if the employees understand the true need and use all PPE correctly and consistently. MORE

Stop By Lincoln Electric’s Booth #24643 at the 2016 SEMA Show

Lincoln Electric will showcase machines, celebrity guests, educational seminars and exclusive show specials at the 2016 SEMA Show, Nov. 1 - 4, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. MORE

Lincoln Electric Helmet Sale

Take advantage of our online store special ! Get a VIKING® 1840 Tribal or 2450D Black welding helmet for up to 40% off industrial pricing when purchased through our online store. Offer valid while supplies last!  MORE

How Safe is Your Workplace? 10 Questions to Ask

When looking for a new career, the usual considerations such are salary and location. Few people think about workplace safety when deciding on an employer, but this is actually a serious issue that is commonly overlooked. Here are ten questions to ask a possible employer about the safety conditions of your possible new position.  MORE

Selecting Hearing Protectors

Hearing protector fit testing is a critical component to worker training. The few minutes spent with each worker individually leads to measurable improvement in ear plug fitting and lower rates of hearing loss. OH&S provides tips to keep in mind on hearing safety. MORE