Handford Vapors

Asher TobinIn The News

Chemistry equipment and periodic table

Vapors weekly update June 12, 2018 By WRPS Admin on Jun 12, 2018 06:35 pm Starting today, some workers in the AP tank farm will have the option to use full-face air-purifying respirators (FFAPRs) equipped with filter cartridges for low-hazard non-waste-disturbing work in the AP tank farm https://hanfordvapors.com/ https://hanfordvapors.com/vapors-weekly-update-june-12-2018/

Construction PPE for the Female Workforce

Asher TobinBuilding and Construction, In The News

Electrical safety with meter, hard hat, vest and glasses.

Construction Personal Protective Equipment for the Female Workforce (The Center For Construction Research and Training – CPWR) In 2015, women accounted for only 2.2% of production occupations in construction, which is one-sixth the level of “all other industries.” One of the challenges facing women in the construction industry is finding personal protective equipment (PPE) that fits properly. This is a serious… Continue Reading Construction PPE for the Female Workforce

Wildfires

Asher TobinFreight, Press Release, Public Services, Safety Fact Sheets, Solid Waste Recycling

A massive plume of smoke over mountains in California

Response/Recovery In the aftermath of a wildfire, workers may be involved in a variety of response and recovery operations. Some operations, such as utility restoration, cleaning up spills of hazardous materials, and search and rescue, should only be conducted by workers who have the proper training, equipment and experience. What to do during a Wildfire In the event that there… Continue Reading Wildfires

State fines six employers for exposing workers to valley fever in Monterey County

Asher TobinBuilding and Construction, In The News

Workers in safety vests and construction hats install solar panels on a roof.

(Bakersfield.com) Six construction outfits working on a solar project in Monterey County were fined more than $240,000 this week for failing to protect their workers from valley fever, an insidious respiratory disease caused by a fungus that grows in the soil throughout the Southwestern United States. California Division of Occupational Safety and Health officials could not say how many people… Continue Reading State fines six employers for exposing workers to valley fever in Monterey County

Cold Stress – Workplace Safety and Health NIOSH Topic

Asher TobinIn The News

Trucks on winter highway during snowstorm

Workers who are exposed to extreme cold or work in cold environments may be at risk of cold stress. Extreme cold weather is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people, such as those without shelter, outdoor workers, and those who work in an area that is poorly insulated or without heat. What constitutes cold stress… Continue Reading Cold Stress – Workplace Safety and Health NIOSH Topic