Tools & Equipment

Machine Guarding for Workplace Safety

In February 2022, OSHA announced $389,706 in proposed penalties for violations at a sawmill and pallet manufacturer that included a lack of sufficient machine guarding in the workplace. Machine guarding...

Chainsaw Safety: A Guide to Training, Hazards, and Inspections

Chainsaws are one of the most frequently used power tools on the market. They’re also one of the most dangerous because chainsaw safety is incredibly complicated. Each year, 36,000 people...

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How to Get Started with Your Respiratory Protection Program: Part 1

We’re nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic and masks have become a necessary part of life for billions of people worldwide. While the average person may be new to...

3 Essential LOTO Inspection Checklists

LOTO is a relatively small component of your overall safety program — with big implications. Whether it’s in the form of moving components, pressurized gasses, or electricity, hazardous energy has...

4 Essential LOTO Safety Meeting Templates

Meetings and toolbox talks are a simple way to keep LOTO safety at the forefront of workers’ minds. From periodic training to pre-shift safety moments, use these templates to reinforce...