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Show Web Version of 'Industrial lasers can cause serious eye injuries and severe burns' Poster in New Window
Industrial lasers can cause serious eye injuries and severe burns
Keywords: industrial laser, beam, guarding, radiation, eye injury, burns
Industries: Manufacturing
Year: 2006
Alert #: WS 06-07
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Show Web Version of 'Chasing shoplifter results in injury' Poster in New Window
Chasing shoplifter results in injury
Keywords: young worker, shoplifter, retail, store, violence, robbery, theft, struck
Industries: Warehouse/large retail, hospitality, other
Year: 2006
Alert #: Injury 06-09
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Show Web Version of 'Forestry worker entangled in twister' Poster in New Window
Forestry worker entangled in twister
Keywords: forestry, grapple yarding operation, twister, tailhold, pole, slip, fall, caught in, equipment safety, cable yarding
Industries: Forestry
Year: 2006
Alert #: Injury 06-04
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Show Web Version of 'Renovation and restoration projects: Low bid may not meet environmental or workplace safety requirements' Poster in New Window
Renovation and restoration projects: Low bid may not meet environmental or workplace safety requirements
Keywords: renovation, restoration, construction, qualified bid, hazardous materials, contractor
Industries: Construction
Year: 2005
Alert #: WS 05-06
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Show Web Version of 'Check reversing mechanism on automatic garage doors' Poster in New Window
Check reversing mechanism on automatic garage doors
Keywords: reversing, mechanism, garage door, closing, electric eye
Industries: Agriculture, construction, health care, heavy equipment servicing, hospitality, manufacturing, oil and gas, performing arts and film, trucking, warehouse/large retail, wood and paper products manufacturing, other
Year: 2005
Alert #: Fatality 05-02
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Show Web Version of 'Young worker crushed when boat shifts while being lowered' Poster in New Window
Young worker crushed when boat shifts while being lowered
Keywords: young, worker, boat, hoist, crushed, sling
Industries: Marina
Year: 2005
Alert #: Fatality 05-01
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Show Web Version of 'Slips and Trips in Health Care' Poster in New Window
Slips and Trips in Health Care
Keywords: slips, trips, falls, health, care, housekeeping
Industries: Health care
Year: 2004
Alert #: WS 04-03
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Show Web Version of 'Falls from stepladders can kill' Poster in New Window
Falls from stepladders can kill
Keywords: stepladder, fall, 3-point contact
Industries: Construction, hospitality, performing arts and film, warehouse/large retail, other
Year: 2004
Alert #: AA 04-09
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Show Web Version of 'Hooktender injured while felling trees on steep, snow-covered slope' Poster in New Window
Hooktender injured while felling trees on steep, snow-covered slope
Keywords: hootktender, felling, tree, steep, slope, yarding, cable, lines
Industries: Forestry
Year: 2004
Alert #: Injury 04-17
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Show Web Version of 'Garbage truck backs into pole, injuring worker riding on step' Poster in New Window
Garbage truck backs into pole, injuring worker riding on step
Keywords: garbage, truck, swamper, stand, step, collide, utility, pole, mobile equipment, visibility
Industries: Trucking, other
Year: 2004
Alert #: Injury 04-16
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Show Web Version of 'Abrasive wheel on grinder breaks, killing worker' Poster in New Window
Abrasive wheel on grinder breaks, killing worker
Keywords: abrasive, wheel, grinder, break, piece, cut, angle, rpm, guard, fatal
Industries: Construction, manufacturing, other
Year: 2004
Alert #: Fatality 04-15
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Show Web Version of 'Block sorter's foot caught in moving conveyor' Poster in New Window
Block sorter's foot caught in moving conveyor
Keywords: block, sorter, caught, conveyor, jam
Industries: Wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2004
Alert #: Injury 04-14
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Show Web Version of 'Horse rears, fatally kicking worker in the head' Poster in New Window
Horse rears, fatally kicking worker in the head
Keywords: horse, rears, hind, legs, kick, worker, head
Industries: Agriculture, other
Year: 2004
Alert #: Fatality 04-13
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Show Web Version of 'Worker falls while dismantling log home' Poster in New Window
Worker falls while dismantling log home
Keywords: worker, dismantling, log, home, crane, fall, protection, roof, purlin, brace
Industries: Construction, manufacturing
Year: 2004
Alert #: Injury 04-11
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Show Web Version of 'Workers seriously injured in conveyor accidents' Poster in New Window
Workers seriously injured in conveyor accidents
Keywords: conveyor, belt, lock out, guard, clear, debris, caught, crush
Industries: Wood and paper products manufacturing, manufacturing, hospitality, forestry
Year: 2004
Alert #: AA 04-03
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