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Ladder Safety: There’s an App for That

NIOSH, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, recently released a mobile device application for straight ladder safety (not step ladders).  The app includes a measuring device to ensure the angle is correct (not too steep or shallow), keys … Continue reading

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Falls from ladders can be fatal

Spring has arrived and with it construction season, and home repair season.  Ladders and falls from height do not discriminate between work activities and home activities, or what season it is.  When you think of it, how many people do … Continue reading

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Hazard Alert Regarding Snow Removal

As we post this, the Twin Cities are getting their first serious dose of snow so it is not hard to think about snow removal from rooftops.  This is a serious hazard.  Here is an OSHA Hazard Alert on the … Continue reading

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