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October/November Newsletter Now Available!

The October and November Newsletter is now available! Click the link below to view the PDF version! iec-octobernovember-newsletter Advertisements

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Toolbox Talk: Fill Up Safely

We wouldn’t need this post if we could simply drive the crane or haul the compressor to the comer gas station every time it needed fuel. But on a construction site, nine times out of ten it’s not practical to bring the equipment to … Continue reading

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Toolbox Talk: Stairs and Walkways

Stairways and walkways in all businesses can be the cause of injuries. These passageways do not typically get the maintenance they need, since they are “only” access ways and not production areas. Here are ten safety tips to help eliminate exposures at … Continue reading

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Toolbox Talk: Knife Safety

Frequently we have a need to use knives and other cutting tools in our jobs, as well as at home. We cut bindings off boxes of paper. We cut seafood, meat or poultry. We open containers of all sorts. We cut ropes, cloth … Continue reading

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Toolbox Talk: New Job- What Are the Odds For Injury?

Do you feel lucky ? How many companies have you worked for in your career? How many different projects have you worked on? How many times have you changed occupations: from an oiler to an operator; from a laborer to a carpenter; or from a ironworker … Continue reading

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August Newsletter Now Available!

The August Newsletter is here! Click below to access the PDF version. IEC Newsletter August 2016

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Toolbox Talk: Written Safety Progams

The formal safety program is a set of written documents that describe a company’s safety policies, priorities, and responsibilities. The program is designed to bring structure and consistency into a firm’s accident prevention efforts. Without a written document, you might as well have … Continue reading

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