71 – Sprain

17 February 2015

Injured Person: Transportation and Wounds

Injured Person: Transportation and Wounds The importance of proper transportation for a seriously injured person cannot be overestimated. It is sometimes necessary to transport a patient
17 February 2015

Back Safety: Lift and Like It

Back Safety: Lift and Like It Whether you are accustomed to lifting or manipulating a shovel, wrench, fountain pen or typewriter, you may be one of
17 February 2015

Preventing Back Injuries Through Proper Lifting Techniques

Preventing Back Injuries Through Proper Lifting Techniques Assess the situation Before lifting or carrying a heavy object, ask yourself the following questions. Can you lift this
17 February 2015

Back Safety and Lifting Techniques

Back Safety and Lifting Techniques Proper lifting technique is critical to back safety, but perhaps more important is proper planning.  Before you lift that box, or
17 February 2015

Checklist: Foot Protection

Checklist: Foot Protection Workplace hazards can contribute to or cause a wide range of foot problems and injuries, from simple fatigue and athlete’s foot to serious burns,
17 February 2015

Fall Protection Guidelines

Fall Protection Guidelines The purpose of these guidelines is to keep workers from falling six feet or more from an elevation, and to prevent tools and
17 February 2015

Safety Around BOPs

Safety Around BOPs Crew members need to remember that blowout prevention equipment is heavy any very unforgiving.  Working around BOPs (nippling up or down, ram replacement,
17 February 2015

Accidents Don’t Just Happen

Accidents Don’t Just Happen Whenever there’s an accident—whether someone is killed, or a child breaks a teacup—somebody is sure to ask, “How did it happen?” The
17 February 2015

Incident Prevention

Incident Prevention Q. What is the most frequent cause of incidents? A. Nine out of ten incidents can be traced to an employee’s unsafe actions, which may