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Safety Meeting Topics (JSAs)

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23 February 2015

High Temperature + High Humidity + Physical Work = Heat Illness

High Temperature + High Humidity + Physical Work = Heat Illness When the body is unable to cool itself through sweating, serious heat illnesses may occur. 
23 February 2015

Heat-Related Conditions

Heat-Related Conditions Mechanics of Heat-Related Conditions:  Under normal conditions the body’s ability to dissipate heat through the evaporation of sweat and convection of cooler air over
23 February 2015

Injuries Due to Cold

Injuries Due to Cold Frostbite Frostbite results from exposure to severe cold.  The nose, cheeks, ears, toes, and fingers are the parts most frequently frostbitten. Symptoms: 
23 February 2015

First Aid: General

First Aid: General First Aid is the immediate care given by a person to another who has been injured or has been suddenly taken ill. A.
23 February 2015

Spider Bites

Spider Bites The danger of spider bites:  Most spiders are harmless, with the exception of the black widow and the brown recluse spiders (sometimes called the
23 February 2015

Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety Radiation is an emotional topic. For many, the mention of the word radiation produces a strong reaction of fear. However, radiation—when treated with healthy
23 February 2015

Manifestations of Specific Drugs

Manifestations of Specific Drugs The classifications of Controlled Substances are: 1. Narcotics: Opium, Heroin, Codeine, Morphine, Methadone 2. Depressants: Barbiturates, Tranquilizers, Chloral Hydrate, Methaqualone 3. Stimulants:
23 February 2015

It’s Hot Again

It’s Hot Again With hot weather full upon us, it’s time to start thinking about the protective measures needed to get through the summer months comfortably
23 February 2015

Heat Stress Precautions and Ill Effects

Heat Stress Precautions and Ill Effects Simple precautions can prevent many heat-related deaths and injuries. It is recommended that you practice the following helpful habits: Drink plenty
23 February 2015

Identification of Chemical Abusers in Work Areas

Identification of Chemical Abusers in Work Areas SICK LEAVE—unusually high medical treatment records and excessive sick leave. Frequent unexplained ABSENTEEISM. Reporting for work late frequently and