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277 Articles found | Safety
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MCIT developed the Facility Management Loss Prevention Best Practices Guide to provide members information and recommendations to help recognize and reduce hazards common to facility maintenance departments and protect public entities from liability and loss. Each topic within the guide describes the typical safety exposures surrounding equipment and work tasks for facility maintenance departments. Best practices are then outlined to help educate employees and reduce those exposures.
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The Employee Safety in Food Service Best Practices book provides guidelines to help supervisors identify risk hazards; assist in the discussion of proper ergonomic work procedures and equipment design; provide corrective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards; and add value to the safety and efficiency of the food service program and its employees.
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Following ergonomic techniques while in the car can help reduce strain on muscles and bones and helps prevent injury. This article provides best practices to follow before driving, while driving, entering and exiting vehicles and while working in a car.
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Advances in vaccinations, screening and antibiotics have made tuberculosis a relatively rare disease in the United States. However, with the recent outbreak and past occurrences in correctional facilities, members are encouraged to review their disease control policies and procedures, and update them as necessary to maintain the safety and health of employees, inmates and the public.
Member employees may find themselves outdoors and on the job for many reasons. Working outside means that employees may be exposed to ticks that may carry disease. Risks associated with tick bites can be managed effectively with careful identification, tick bite prevention and removal best practices, and prompt reporting of tick-borne diseases.
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Over the past several years, MCIT members have had numerous losses due to frozen, cracked sprinkler piping, valves, fittings and sprinkler heads, some causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. Measures to prevent water and other types of damage are presented.
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standard 29 CFR 1910.132-138 sets out the requirements for the selection of equipment that is intended to protect a worker’s head, face, eyes, hands or feet.
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The practice of carrying and potentially using pepper spray during the course of employment may create exposures for an employer related to workers’ compensation, general liability and property damage.