Northern Safety & Industrial

Practice Safe Baggage Handling at Airports

Picking up and moving suitcases, backpacks, and garment bags can be difficult on the back and shoulders. Imagine the possible aches and pains from handing hundreds of these bags every day. But that’s all in a day’s work for airport...Read Full Article

National Forklift Safety Day

The Industrial Truck Association (ITA) is sponsoring National Forklift Safety Day on June 8, 2021 to highlight the safe use of forklifts, the importance of operator training, and value of daily equipment checks.Powered industrial trucks, commonly...Read Full Article

Remember to Seek Shelter During Thunderstorms

When a thunderstorm is in your area, it’s important to understand that they present legitimate threats. In 2019, 20 people died and more than 200 people were injured by lightning strikes. Thunderstorms can happen in any part of the US,...Read Full Article

2021 Trench Safety Stand Down

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) joins the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) in presenting the Trench Safety Stand Down (TSSD) from June 14-18, 2021. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows that around...Read Full Article

Stinging Insects and What to Do about Them

Working outdoors during warmer weather means coming into contact with all kinds of insects. Some may merely fly around, but others are biting and stinging. It’s important for workers to understand how to avoid being stung, know where to...Read Full Article

OSHA Releases Bulletin About Job Made Boxes

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding employers and workers about the hazards of makeshift, job-made boxes and platforms for fork trucks. Every year, these DIY attachments cause dangerous accidents and worker...Read Full Article

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