Manufacturing safety

Carcinogens in Manufacturing

Workers in the manufacturing industry suffer a “significant excess incidence of some cancers” as a result of carcinogen exposure in the workplace, with often inadequate controls. The damning insights come from a May 2016 report by Safe Work Australia (SWA), which cites The Australian Work Exposures Study (AWES) along with previous Australian and international studies. […]

7 years ago

Angle Grinder Safety

The angle grinder is one of the most dangerous tools in the workplace. Thus, appropriate angle grinder safety and training on operating procedures are critical for the sake of workers and their families. The most serious injuries from angle grinders are: lacerations from kickbacks, and lacerations from attachments (such as grinding discs and wheels) that […]

8 years ago