Kevin Ian Schmidt

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PPE Selection Training

Many know about PPE, or Personal Protective Equipment but don’t know why it’s so important in the workplace. This gear, including respiratory protective equipment among others shouldn’t be optional. According to recent studies PPE is the number one defense against safety and health risks at work. Types of PPE There are many types of PPE […]

Slip, Trip, and Fall Training

Certain universal truths in the safety world remain; one of which is that slips and trips tend to be one of the largest causes of accidents in the modern workplace leading to lost time and in some cases broken bones or worse. Whilst some injuries by their very nature will be more prone to slips […]

Safe Lifting and Carrying Training

Proper methods of lifting and handling protect against injury.  Proper lifting makes work easier.  You need to “think” about what you are going to do before bending to pick up an object.  Over time, safe lifting technique should become a habit.   Following are the basic steps of safe lifting and handling: Size up the […]

Forklift Safety Training

Following proper forklift safety guidelines will lower your chances of getting in a serious accident and either getting seriously injured or causing damage. Forklifts are some of the most useful machines in the workplace and without them basic workplace activities would be much more difficult. Respect their power and make sure that forklift safety is […]

Loading Dock Safety Training

The loading dock in a business is a high hazard area, with many different risks. With freight and powered equipment moving through the area, injuries can be significant, an easy way to reduce risk of injury is by providing employees with this loading dock safety training. Loading dock injuries reviewed Every 3 days someone is […]

Glad Hand Lock Training

Loading dock fatalities and serious injuries occur when there is unwanted separation between the trailer or truck being loaded and the loading dock. A glad hand lock can be used to secure a trucks air lines from connecting to the trailer, which means they won’t be pressurized, therefore they will be engaged. Glad Hand Lock […]

Welding Safety Training

Welding is a general term for various processes used to join metal parts by producing a coalescence, called a weld, at a joint. This is usually done by applying heat and energy when bringing the pieces of metal together. Welding has many applications. Some welded products include ships, aircraft, automobiles, electric and electronic parts, and […]