Tag Archives: safety

Jamar Focuses on Four Specific Areas

In an effort to identify opportunities for improvement, Jamar recently conducted a thorough analysis of our injuries over the last 10 years.  As a result of our findings, we are placing a greater emphasis on what we are calling our “Focus Four.” These are the four areas that Jamar employees have consistently experienced injuries, both […]

Station Training for Safety

In March, we held our quarterly Safety Meeting in a “Station Training” format.  We set up three stations the group rotated through.  First, we had a vendor representative from ESAB demonstrate torch operation safety, including set up, lighting, gauge use and breakdown. The second station had an experienced employee review grinder safety to include proper […]

Online Vivid Learning System is a Success

In January, Vivid Learning System became the delivery platform for safety and training courses. Employees get a more engaging experience and learn critical concepts in 20 minutes or less. The courses are interactive, use short films, animations, and real scenarios, so the content is relevant to the job. Online courses also allow the employee flexibility […]

Distracted Driving

Each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1153 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.  Distracted driving is driving while doing another activity that takes your attention away from driving.  Distracted driving can increase the chance of a vehicle crash. There […]

Safety Week 2015

Each year, more than 80,000 workers suffer an injury on construction job sites across the United States. One incident is one too many. That is why over 40 national and global construction firms comprising The Construction Industry Safety (CISI) group and the Incident and Injury Free CEO (IFF) Forum have joined forces with a single […]

Safety Spotlight: Radon Awareness

Radon. We’ve all heard of it, but do you know what it actually is? Where does it come from? Are you affected? Radon is present everywhere and is the by-product from the natural decay of uranium that is found in nearly all soils. Uranium breaks down to radium and as radium disintegrates, it turns to […]

Safety Spotlight: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Each year, at least 430 people die in the U.S. from accidental Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning.  CO is an odorless, colorless gas that interferes with the delivery of oxygen into the bloodstream. The first and most common side effect is fatigue and headaches; followed by weaknesses, nausea, confusion and dizziness.  If you […]

Safety Spotlight – Halloween Safety Tips

  The leading injury risks for children at Halloween time are pedestrian injuries, falls, and burns. Please think about the following tips, which can help ensure that your little ghosts and goblins return safely from trick-or-treating.   VISIBILITY Make children more visible to drivers by attaching retro-reflective tape, fabric, or decorative patches (available at fabric stores) to […]