Jamie Young

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All accidents are preventable so let's work together to improve the culture of public and workplace safety for everyone. Safety starts with you!

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Articles by Jamie Young


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 Board

Jobsite Housekeeping 101: The Simple Fix for a Safer, More Productive Workplace Jobsite Housekeeping 101: The Simple Fix for a Safer, More Productive Workplace Jobsite Housekeeping 101: The Simple Fix for a Safer, More Productive Workplace Jobsite Housekeeping 101: The Simple Fix for a Safer, More Productive Workplace


Workplace housekeeping isn't just about having a shiny and tidy workspace - it's also a safety issue. Find out how to implement an...

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.

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.

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


Mose people don't think twice before climbing a ladder, but it can have serious risks. Learn about safe ladder use and what to look for in...

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 hard hats expire? Do hard hats expire? Do hard hats expire? Do hard hats expire?


This can be a bit confusing because OSHA doesn't specify a set expiry date for hard hats. But that doesn't mean you can use them...

Safety Topics by Jamie Young


Cold Weather Slips and Falls - 9 Defenses Cold Weather Slips and Falls - 9 Defenses Cold Weather Slips and Falls - 9 Defenses Cold Weather Slips and Falls - 9 Defenses


This safety training video covers nine ways to prevent cold weather slips, trips and falls.

Caught Working Safe Caught Working Safe Caught Working Safe Caught Working Safe


Our Rohit Team created a parody in support of workplace safety!

Cell Phone Distraction Cell Phone Distraction Cell Phone Distraction Cell Phone Distraction


Whether you are in the presence of a user or you use a cell phone personally, using the phone is a significant distraction.

Safety Induction Video - 36 Workplace Health and Safety Training Topics Safety Induction Video - 36 Workplace Health and Safety Training Topics Safety Induction Video - 36 Workplace Health and Safety Training Topics Safety Induction Video - 36 Workplace Health and Safety Training Topics


Safety Induction Video - 36 Workplace Health & Safety Training Topics

Fire is Everyone's Fight Fire is Everyone's Fight Fire is Everyone's Fight Fire is Everyone's Fight


Fire is Everyone's Fight is designed to unite the fire service and many others in a collaborative effort to reduce home fire injuries,...

Fire Extinguisher Training - PASS Fire Extinguisher Training - PASS Fire Extinguisher Training - PASS Fire Extinguisher Training - PASS


Fire Extinguisher Training - PASS - Fire Safety Training Video

Conditions under which a fire in the workplace starts Conditions under which a fire in the workplace starts Conditions under which a fire in the workplace starts Conditions under which a fire in the workplace starts


Fire Safety considers the conditions under which a fire in the workplace starts, what staff can do to prevent fires in the workplace and...

Christmas Tree Fire Safety Christmas Tree Fire Safety Christmas Tree Fire Safety Christmas Tree Fire Safety


This videos if from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology). It is a Safety Video of a Dry Scotch Pine Tree that fully...

Safety Tips - Fire Prevention Outdoors Safety Tips - Fire Prevention Outdoors Safety Tips - Fire Prevention Outdoors Safety Tips - Fire Prevention Outdoors


Making you safer - Everything we do is centred on safety. Safety is at the core of every product and every service we offer. We make safety...

Fire Safety - Have Two Ways Out Fire Safety - Have Two Ways Out Fire Safety - Have Two Ways Out Fire Safety - Have Two Ways Out


Plan and practice home fire drills at least twice a year. Make sure you know two ways out of each room.

Fire Safety In The Workplace Fire Safety In The Workplace Fire Safety In The Workplace Fire Safety In The Workplace


Make sure you are able to recognize the beginnings of a fire.

Tornadoes - 4 Safe Areas Tornadoes - 4 Safe Areas Tornadoes - 4 Safe Areas Tornadoes - 4 Safe Areas


Severe weather forecasts often include thunderstorms, lightning and tornadoes. Good planning helps avoid injuries or deaths.

Winter's Hidden Hazard Winter's Hidden Hazard Winter's Hidden Hazard Winter's Hidden Hazard


Cold air is deceiving because it reduces thirst sensation, and people do not tend to drink as much as they should, which leads to chronic...

Back Safety - Injury Prevention - Hinge in Your Back Back Safety - Injury Prevention - Hinge in Your Back Back Safety - Injury Prevention - Hinge in Your Back Back Safety - Injury Prevention - Hinge in Your Back


A healthy back is vital for well-being, it's vital for your job, and it's the only one you will ever have, so protect it for life!

Don't Slip, Get a Grip Don't Slip, Get a Grip Don't Slip, Get a Grip Don't Slip, Get a Grip


Falls on the same level are one of the most common workplace accidents. They are also one of the most common home accidents.

Back Safety - Push or Pull? Back Safety - Push or Pull? Back Safety - Push or Pull? Back Safety - Push or Pull?


One injury can create back problems for life! Prevent back injuries by proper planning.

Back Safety - The Low 5s Back Safety - The Low 5s Back Safety - The Low 5s Back Safety - The Low 5s


Every industry, from construction to nursing to retail and every other job out there has back injury hazards. In this short training video...

Watch Out! Hazards! - Prevent Slips Trips and Falls Watch Out! Hazards! - Prevent Slips Trips and Falls Watch Out! Hazards! - Prevent Slips Trips and Falls Watch Out! Hazards! - Prevent Slips Trips and Falls


Whenever you are approaching a work area – no matter if it is an office, a warehouse, a manufacturing plant, a hazardous chemical plant,...