Machines & Loose Clothing! GPS challenge of the week…LOOSE CLOTHING & MOVING PARTS! Loose clothing, jewelry and long hair can get caught in moving parts. When this occurs, you can be pulled into the moving parts of the machine and incur significant or even fatal injuries. If you experience or see a safety concern on… Read more »
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Housekeeping, Slips, Trips & Falls GPS challenge of the week…Housekeeping, Slips, Trips & Falls! Wet floors, cluttered work areas, cords across walkways, uneven walking surfaces, carrying a load that obstructs your vision and limited visibility can all cause a slip, trip or fall incident with injuries. GPS wants its employees to go home to… Read more »
GPS Safety Hotline! Speak Up! Stay Safe! GPS wants its employees to go home to their loved ones in the same condition they came to work. Examine the situation, consider all the outcomes, then proceed with your task. If you experience or see a safety concern on your assignment, please contact our GPS Safety… Read more »
Protect Your EYES! GPS challenge of the week…Protect your EYES! March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month! Your eyes are very important to you, your family and your livelihood. You should wear only ANSI-approved safety glasses, face shields or goggles to protect your eyes when welding, cutting and for protection from all types of flying… Read more »
What to do in Severe Weather/Tornado? GPS challenge of the week…What to do in Severe Weather/Tornado? Do you know the difference between a Severe Weather/Tornado watch and a Severe Weather/Tornado warning? A watch means conditions are favorable but not occurring or imminent versus a warning which means conditions are occurring or are imminent…. Read more »
March is Ladder Safety Month. GPS challenge of the week…Ladder Safety! The American Ladder Institute (ALI) has designated March as National Ladder Safety Month, an opportunity to raise awareness and provide resources to decrease the number of ladder-related incidents. You the worker can reduce the chance of falling during a climb by: wearing… Read more »
Use Proper Lifting Techniques! GPS challenge of the week…USE PROPER LIFTING TECHNIQUES! Use team lift or mechanical help when lifting over 50lbs. When lifting, bend at the knees, keep your back straight and keep the item you are lifting close to your body. Never bend at your back to pick up anything. If… Read more »