Safety Tip Tuesday: Protecting Against Asbestos

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Diseases caused by asbestos exposure kill 10,000 American each year.

The tiny fibers that make up asbestos can cause some serious damage to the lungs when inhaled. We want to help protect you from diseases such as asbestosis and mesothelioma, so in this week’s safety video we’re sharing tips for avoiding exposure to asbestos in the workplace:

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Battling An Unseen Danger: Cancer Among Firefighters

Safety Tip Tuesday: Respiratory Protection

Workplace Respiratory Hazards and Protection

To learn more about safety while working near asbestos, take a look at our Asbestos Hazard Awareness online safety training course.

Want more information? Call us at 1-800-956-0333 or visit us at LearnAtVivid.com.

Safety Tip Tuesday: Machine Guarding

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Each year, 800 workers die and another 18,000 are injured while working with moving machinery.

Machine safeguards are your first line of defense against moving machines.

In this week’s safety video you’ll learn about different types of machine guards and how they help keep you safe on the job.

To learn more about safety regarding machine guarding, take a look at our Machine Guarding online safety training course.

Want more information? Call us at 1-800-956-0333 or visit us at LearnAtVivid.com.

Safety Tip Tuesday: How To Avoid & Handle Workplace Violence

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Many people think of shootings and physical abuse when they hear the words workplace violence, but OSHA statistics also encompass threats and intimidation toward a colleague. And these are just a few examples. When you consider the scope of violent situations, it may not be so surprising that 2 million workers fall victim to workplace violence each year in the U.S.

We want you to stay safe, so in this week’s safety video we’re covering some warning signs that will help you detect potentially violent individuals, as well as ways to react and respond if a violent situation occurs.

To learn more about preventing and responding to violence in the workplace, check out this online safety training course:

Violence in the Workplace

Want more information? Call us at 1-800-956-0333 or visit us at LearnAtVivid.com.

Safety Tip Tuesday: Summer Safety

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It’s that time of year again…

… the season where we break out the sunscreen, barbeque grills and camping tents as we prepare to celebrate our country’s independence. But heat stress caused by hot weather and fires caused by outdoor cooking contribute to an increased number of emergency room visits over the summer months.

We want you to have a fun and safe 4th of July holiday, so we’re reviewing some safety tips to help you avoid a couple common summer safety hazards.

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Heat Stress Safety

Safety Tip Tuesday: Heat Stress Prevention

Workplace Fire Prevention & Safety Tips

Safety Tip Tuesday: Fire Response

To learn more about heat stress prevention and fire safety, take a look at these eLearning courses:

Fire Safety

Heat Stress

Want more information? Call us at 1-800-956-0333 or visit us at LearnAtVivid.com.

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