Kevin Ian Schmidt

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Welding Safety Policy

The first consideration for safety in welding is the location and peculiarities of the space in which the welding operation is to be performed. Restrictions Weld or cut only in locations specifically designated for this purpose unless you have obtained approval of the job and have taken the necessary precautions to eliminate fire and explosion […]

Control of Hazardous Energy Program

A control of hazardous energy program is very important for workplace safety, and is often overlooked in many workplaces. Many workplaces think they are exempt from the OSHA standards of controlling hazardous energy. Control of Hazardous Energy, often just called Lockout/Tagout (LOTO), is the #5 most common cited OSHA violation. While often misunderstood, or misapplied, […]

Control of Hazardous Energy Procedures and Policy

There is no national data available on the number of workers killed each year by contact with uncontrolled hazardous energy. However, during the period between 1982 through 1997, the National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOSH) investigated 1281 fatal accidents as a part of its Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program, (FACE). The FACE program was […]