GuardSmart 85 – BEWARE: Fines Set to Increase

07/05/2016
In December 2015, the Departments of Justice and Labor announced a joint effort to aggressively...

GuardSmart 84 – Tail Pulley Hidden Dangers

07/05/2016
The pinch point is not the only risk on a tail pulley. The video below demonstrates all the danger...

GuardSmart 83 – Do You Know How To Use a Safety Gauge?

07/05/2016
The Safety Gauge ensures that the mesh openings and the distance from the point of operation adhere...

GuardSmart 82 – Test Your Reaction Time

07/05/2016
An accident can occur in a fraction of a second. Your reaction time may be the difference between a...

GuardSmart 81 – Know Safety – No Pain

05/12/2016
When developing your company’s safety policies on guarding, be sure to address these three...

GuardSmart 80 – No Safety – Know Pain

04/27/2016
OHSA says that one of your duties as a worker is to always wear or use the protective equipment...

GuardSmart 79: Is 7 Feet High Enough?

04/13/2016
Canadian regulations require guarding on return idlers 8 feet above a walkway or working surface....

GuardSmart 78 – Maximize Your Downtime

03/30/2016
Scheduled equipment maintenance can be expensive. When ‘time is money’, every second counts....

GuardSmart 77 – It’s Not Locked Out Until You’ve Tried it Out

03/16/2016
The phrase “lock out, tag out” is used extensively when referring to equipment operations....

GuardSmart 76: The AUTO Rule for Guarding

03/04/2016
When you are guarding equipment, you should not be able to reach the hazard. A good way to think...