From the monthly archives: April 2011

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4/27/2011 12:00 AM

How to Prevent Eye Injuries on the Job

 FORESIGHT PRESERVES EYESIGHT There are all kinds of eye hazards in construction work – and there's excellent protection for every eye hazard you'll find on a project. Just remember: there's every kind of eye protective device readily available – but you're using your one and only pair of eyes right now. Here are some of the more common operations where eye protection is an absolute must:  Chipping, sledging and hammering on metal, stone or concrete.    Using manual, pneumatic and power impact tools.    Caulking, brushing and grinding.    Drilling, scaling and scraping.    Soldering and casting hot metals.    Handling hot tar, oils, liquids, and molten substances.    Handling acids, caustics, and creosoted materials.    Gas welding, cutting and brazing.    Electric arc welding and cutting; also, any operations that may expose ...

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4/17/2011 11:07 PM

Protect Yourself

1. Make the time to review and understand the risks that surround you.     We live in an age of rapid change and deepening uncertainty. Perhaps more than ever before in our lifetimes, we have no idea what tomorrow will bring.  But one thing we do know is how much we want to protect those thingst hat are precious to us – our family and friends, our homes and other property, and our own well-being. That, at least, is a constant in our busy lives. We also know that, despite these unchanging needs, we face challenges and risks to them that call for sensible preparation and timely action. Our aim is to give you the information and tools you can use to meet those challenges. By knowing how to cut the risks and how to respond effectively in an accident or crisis, you can substantially improve your security and the welfare of those who matter so much to you, and gain some peace of mind. Oftentimes, safekeeping is a matter of commonsense. But in the hectic whirl of life ...

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