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Show Web Version of 'Ultraviolet (UV) exposure from broken metal halide lights' Poster in New Window
Ultraviolet (UV) exposure from broken metal halide lights
Keywords: Ultraviolet, uv, halide lights
Industries: Education, manufacturing, warehouse/large retail
Year: 2013
Alert #: WS 2013-08
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Show Web Version of 'Wood dust collection system design and inspection' Poster in New Window
Wood dust collection system design and inspection
Keywords: Wood, dust, collection system design, inspection
Industries: Wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2013
Alert #: WS 2013-06
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Show Web Version of 'Kiln roof collapses suddenly during demolition' Poster in New Window
Kiln roof collapses suddenly during demolition
Keywords: lumber, kiln, wood, manufacturing
Industries: Wood product manufacturing
Year: 2013
Alert #: Warning 2013-02
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Show Web Version of 'Getting the full benefits of safety-engineered medical sharps' Poster in New Window
Getting the full benefits of safety-engineered medical sharps
Keywords: needlestick injury, SEMD, safety-engineered medical device, hepatitis C
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2012
Alert #: WS 2012-03
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Show Web Version of 'Safety approaches---person or system centered?' Poster in New Window
Safety approaches---person or system centered?
Keywords: TCP, traffic control person, vehicles, MVA, human factors
Industries: Construction
Year: 2010
Alert #: HF 2010-02
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Show Web Version of 'Workers injured when walls tip over' Poster in New Window
Workers injured when walls tip over
Keywords: construction, frame, wall, struck by,
Industries: Construction
Year: 2010
Alert #: Injury 2010-04
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Show Web Version of 'Hiring a diver' Poster in New Window
Hiring a diver
Keywords: Diver, diving, SCUBA
Industries: Construction, fishing, performing arts and film
Year: 2010
Alert #: WS 2010-04
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Show Web Version of 'Conducting safe diving operations at your workplace' Poster in New Window
Conducting safe diving operations at your workplace
Keywords: diving, underwater, scuba, diver
Industries: Diving, construction
Year: 2007
Alert #: WS 07-07 (replaces WS 03-01)
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Show Web Version of 'Written procedures and actual practice' Poster in New Window
Written procedures and actual practice
Keywords: saw, kickback, human, factors
Industries: Manufacturing, wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2009
Alert #: HF 2009-04
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Show Web Version of 'Faller dies when struck by large slab of danger tree' Poster in New Window
Faller dies when struck by large slab of danger tree
Keywords: faller, danger, tree, escape, route, log
Industries: Forestry
Year: 2009
Alert #: Fatality 2009-12
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Show Web Version of 'Worker fatally injured under pickup truck' Poster in New Window
Worker fatally injured under pickup truck
Keywords: automotive, tire rim, truck, auto lift
Industries: Heavy equipment servicing, small business, other
Year: 2009
Alert #: Fatality 2009-09
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Show Web Version of 'Worker stuck by contaminated needle' Poster in New Window
Worker stuck by contaminated needle
Keywords: needle-stick injury, health care, sharps, hepatitis
Industries: Health care
Year: 2009
Alert #: Injury 2009-07
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Show Web Version of 'Assessing risk? Consider human limitations' Poster in New Window
Assessing risk? Consider human limitations
Keywords: manufacturing, human factors, explosion, chemical hazards
Industries: Manufacturing
Year: 2009
Alert #: HF 2009-01
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Show Web Version of 'Worker crushed by waste container door' Poster in New Window
Worker crushed by waste container door
Keywords: waste, container, crushed, truck, garbage, removal
Industries: Transportation & warehousing, trucking, construction, manufacturing, other
Year: 2009
Alert #: Injury 2009-04
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Show Web Version of 'Soaker pads are not for repositioning' Poster in New Window
Soaker pads are not for repositioning
Keywords: soaker, bed, pads, turn, lift, patients, sprains, strains, MSI
Industries: Health care
Year: 2009
Alert #: WS 2009-01
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