Jamie Young

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Introducing Safeopedia's Content Advisory Board Introducing Safeopedia's Content Advisory Board Introducing Safeopedia's Content Advisory Board Introducing Safeopedia's Content Advisory Board


Introducing Safeopedia's Content Advisory

Jobsite Housekeeping Jobsite Housekeeping Jobsite Housekeeping Jobsite Housekeeping


Keeping the work area tidy can mean preventing injuries due to trips over loose equipment and materials. Learn how you can practice good...

On the Edge: Safety Around Leading Edges On the Edge: Safety Around Leading Edges On the Edge: Safety Around Leading Edges On the Edge: Safety Around Leading Edges


Learn what a leading edge is and what precautions must be taken when working near leading edges

New Worker Orientation New Worker Orientation New Worker Orientation New Worker Orientation


New workers are a hazard when not properly trained. Make sure your employees have an orientation that covers all the right bases

Power and Extension Cords Power and Extension Cords Power and Extension Cords Power and Extension Cords


Learn the importance of inspecting power cords and how to properly use and store extension cords

How to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls How to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls How to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls How to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls


Learn about common causes of slips, trips and falls, and what you can do to prevent them from happening

Utility Knives - A Safety Moment Utility Knives - A Safety Moment Utility Knives - A Safety Moment Utility Knives - A Safety Moment


Utility knives are used everyday by people in many different industries and workplace settings. Learn how to use these common tools safely

Ladders: Extend Your Reach Without Shortening Your Life Ladders: Extend Your Reach Without Shortening Your Life Ladders: Extend Your Reach Without Shortening Your Life Ladders: Extend Your Reach Without Shortening Your Life


Learn about safe ladder usage, and what to look for when completing daily inspections

The Top 5 Causes of Disabling Injuries in the Workplace The Top 5 Causes of Disabling Injuries in the Workplace The Top 5 Causes of Disabling Injuries in the Workplace The Top 5 Causes of Disabling Injuries in the Workplace


Disabling injuries account for more than 70 percent of all injuries that occur on the job. And the cost - to both employers and their...

Q&A by Jamie Young


Do hardhats expire? Do hardhats expire? Do hardhats expire? Do hardhats expire?


OSHA does not specify a set expiry date for hard hats. However, hard hats definitely need replacing after a period of time. You will know...