Safety Columnists

Each month, a member of ASA’s Safety Committee writes about a safety-related topic relevant to the PHCP wholesale industry.

ARTICLES

Does your warehouse have an insect control program?

Take the sting out of it.
By Myles Dellger
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Even if they are not common to your area, spiders such as the black widow and the brown recluse can be found in shipped-in pipe or crates.


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Heat index awareness is critical during summer months

Don’t sweat it.
By Mary Prahler
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OSHA’s emphasis this year is on the need for employers to acclimatize workers.


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Forklift safety is critical in a warehouse setting

Raise awareness.
By Peter Wright
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The forklift has been around for more than 100 years in one form or another, servicing the needs of every industry to manage the movement of all types of material.


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ASA and OSHA team up to provide employer safety and health information.

Strength in numbers
By Bill Willson
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Part of a quarterly webinar series produced by the ASA and OSHA Alliance, the program identified for employers what the key components of the programs need to include under OSHA regulations.


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The value of accident investigations

Find the cause.
By Mary Prahler
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Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act, often referred to as the General Duty Clause, requires employers to “furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.”


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Nominate your company for the ASA Safety Award

It’s time to start your ASA Safety Award application.
By Dan Hilton
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We’ve all said it, or at least found ourselves thinking about it: the Empire State Building managed to get built without OSHA and it turned out just fine.


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Protect them

Are your warehouse workers operating in a safe environment?
By Guy Mersereau
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The distribution industry is reliant on the people who receive, pick, pack and ship the goods that we deliver to our customers. Our profitability depends on their productivity. Industry is investing in equipment, software and processes to drive productivity, but the best investment is the continuing health and safety of its workers.


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A look at OHSA recordkeeping and reporting requirements

Be thorough when reporting a workplace injury.
By Mary Prahler
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It is a fundamental aspect of a company’s safety program that there is a published methodology for employees to report work-related injuries and illnesses. All injuries/illnesses, no matter how slight, need to be reported in accordance with company policy.


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Globally Harmonized System’s first event is quickly approaching

Are you ready?
By Ricky Bryant
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Dec. 1, 2013 is the deadline to complete employee training, which includes GHS as part of the site Hazard Communication Standard program. HCS commonly is referred to as HazCom or HazCom 2012. The HCS is OHSA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200.


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Be prepared for workplace violence

Steps employers can take to evaluate risk and prevent workplace violence.
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 Each year there are nearly two million nonfatal acts of workplace violence and about 600 employees killed due to workplace violence. 


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