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Browse through a collection of more than 100 articles and model forms in the MCIT Resource Library. Use the search tools to the left to narrow in on the appropriate resource.
254 Articles found | Safety
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Tips for developing a hearing conservation plan or program for employees that meet Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requirements.
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Few consider the risks associated with nonroutine tasks and preventing lifting injuries associated with them. Because these lifts are performed infrequently, employers may have given limited thought to proper training or equipment necessary for safe lifting. Methods include storage room strategies and ways to eliminate lifting altogether.
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Even the best designed playground can present hazards if the equipment is improperly installed, broken, worn or vandalized. Regular playground safety audits and maintenance inspections are essential tools to reduce the risk of playground accidents. Article includes top 12 playground hazards and tips for maintaining playgrounds.
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standard 29 CFR 1910.132-138 sets out the requirements for the selection of equipment that is intended to protect a worker’s head, face, eyes, hands or feet.
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The unpredictable nature of deer makes deer-vehicle collisions difficult to prevent, but there are measures drivers can take to reduce the number of accidents or minimize the damage when one occurs.
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The Minnesota Bleacher Safety Act was established in 1999 to prevent injuries due to both falls and physical condition hazards on any public or privately owned bleacher system greater than 55 inches in height. The Act sets the minimum frequency of inspections, establishes the repair process for existing bleachers and includes standards for the design of new bleachers.
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Tips to survey any waiting area where children may be for potential hazards to improve child safety.
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Chicken grit used for traction is quick way to prevent slip and fall injuries, especially when traveling for work, when one encounters slick walking surfaces, such as sidewalks and parking lots covered in ice and snow.
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Infrared image can identify potential problems in building mechanical and electrical systems. Infrared imaging detects the heat that every object emits in the form of electromagnet thermal radiation, as well as measuring temperature differences. When measured surface temperature differences and thermal patterns of mechanical or electrical equipment are deemed abnormal or unexpected, technicians can diagnose the issues so corrective actions can be taken.
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As part of the MCIT property coverage, members can have Hartford Steam Boiler conduct inspections of boilers and pressure vessels as required by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. Typically boilers are inspected each year while pressure vessels, such as air tanks, are examined every other year.