Palmer Safety

UPDATE: Am I at Risk for Novel Coronavirus from a Package or Products Shipping from China?

There is still a lot that is unknown about the newly emerged 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and how it spreads. Two other coronaviruses have emerged previously to cause severe illness in people (MERS and SARS). 2019-nCoV is more genetically related to SARS than MERS, but both are betacoronaviruses with their origins in bats. While weRead More

11 Ways to Keep Your Fall Prevention Program Alive All Year Long

The 2017 Stand‐Down may be over, but the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction is year round! Here are some reasons to conduct fall prevention activities throughout the year to reinforce safe practices: Jobsites are always changing and crews come and go –you may have many new workers present who were not around when youRead More

Four Categories of Fall Protection Information

Fall Protection information can be categorized into regulations, standards, best practices and manufacturers instructions. Regulations are laws that employers must abide to (OSHA). Standards are voluntary consensus recommendations for Manufacturers of safety equipment (ANSI). Best practices are work specific practices that are proven to provide a safe work environment. Manufacturers instructions are provided for specificRead More

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