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7/31/2018 - Noise Exposure

Noise is unwanted sound, especially in the workplace; however, community noise is also unwanted. Noise can interfere with communication and cause accidents ...

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  • 7/31/2018 - Noise Exposure
    Noise is unwanted sound, especially in the workplace; however, community noise is also unwanted. Noise can interfere with communication and cause accidents ...
  • 7/19/2018 - Fall Protection
    The Crown Roofing, LLC, was fined $149,662 for exposing employees to fall hazards. After being inspected as part of ...
  • 6/29/2018 - OSHA Final Rule on Fall Protection Systems in 2018
    The leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths are falls - from heights and the same level. OSHA has issued a final rule ...
  • 6/19/2018 - SMARTouch Survey Software Update
    Would you like quick and easy searchable access to all your industrial hygiene, asbestos, lead and ergonomics data and reports?
  • 5/31/2018 - Asbestos and NESHAP Surveys
    Although asbestos usage was mostly halted in the late 1970s, individuals, particularly in schools, hospitals, old homes, factories, and commercial buildings, still run the risk of ...
  • 5/11/2018 - Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever
    Legionella bacteria can become a health problem in building water systems if not dealt with properly ...
  • 4/27/2018 - Indoor Air Quality in 2018
    It is spring and with the warmer weather and allergens in the air, air quality can become a concern.
  • 4/18/2018 - ISO 45001
    ISO 45001, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Requirements with Guidance for Use, was published on March 12, 2018. This international standard has been ...
  • 3/23/2018 - Vapor Intrusion (VI)
    The topic of Vapor Intrusion (VI) has been getting more attention in recent years as the EPA has identified it as a significant contaminant pathway into buildings ...
  • 3/12/2018 - Emergency Response Planning and More
    Emergency Response Plans (ERPs) should be very concise and address varied conditions. 1Source Safety and Health, Inc. can help you analyze and create an Emergency Response Plan for an ...
  • 2/28/2018 - Mold
    Between 50 to 100 common indoor mold types have the potential for creating health problems ...
  • 2/9/2018 - Construction Safety
    Safety management and expertise at construction sites is critical in preventing injuries (or worse) on worksites.
  • 1/30/2018 - Legionella
    1Source have professionals will work with you to come up with a plan that addresses all the issues associated with the deadly Legionnaires Disease.
  • 1/22/2018 - Happy New Year!
    Now that the New Year has settled in like the cold weather, we thought it would be a good time to update you on developments within 1Source Safety and Health, Inc. during 2017. Turns out, 2017 was our ...
  • 12/15/2017 - Silica Standard
    Crystalline silica is a common mineral found in many industrial products and at construction sites. Inhaling very small crystalline silica particles, causes multiple health issues. OSHA has issued a new rule regarding silica. The new rule requires that employers use ...
  • 12/5/2017 - OSHA's Top Stories
    1Source Safety and Health, Inc. has been and continues to be committed to providing the highest level of expertise to our clients. We are pleased to announce that ...
  • 11/20/2017 - Fire Safety
    Every employer should train their employees about fire hazards. They should also know how to properly use firefighting equipment. At 1Source, experienced fire safety professionals will educate you and your staff on proper fire safety management. I've included a few articles below that you might find useful.
  • 11/2/2017 - Lead Paint
    If you occupy a building built before 1978, chances that there is lead paint on the walls. Determining if it is lead paint is the first step. At 1Source, experienced Lead Surveyor and Risk Assessors will conduct a survey and guide you through the process of the removal of the paint. Below are a few articles that I think will be of use to you.
  • 10/18/2017 - When is Acceptable IAQ?
    Today I'd like to share with you some information on air quality. The quality of indoor air is important to any person entering offices, schools, other workplaces, etc. Poor air quality can lead to physical and mental problems for you and your employees. We here at 1Source have professionals that will work with you to identify or rule out potential contributors of poor air quality.
  • 10/3/2017 - Machine Guarding
    Today I'd like to talk to you about Machine Guarding. Any machine part, function, or process that may cause injury must be safeguarded. When the operation of a machine or accidental contact injure the operator or others ...

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