Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) includes all radioactive elements found organically in the environment. These materials exist in low, non-hazardous levels all around us. However, the extraction and production of oil, natural gas, or minerals may cause NORM to accumulate in hazardous concentrations. NORM: Awareness reviews the hazards and proper safety procedures associated with NORM.
Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, winddriven snow that lasts for several days. Some winter storms are large enough to affect several states, while others affect only a single community. Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low temperatures and sometimes by strong winds, icing, sleet and freezing rain.
The wind energy industry is the fastest- growing segment of renewable energy production. Both wind turbine installation and turbine maintenance are high risk tasks and safety considerations must be a main priority.
Volume 9 in Caterpillar’s Safety Basics video series, this 2007 video demonstrates the safest ways to load and transport Caterpillar machines.
Train Town Video Productions is proud to present a commercial by the MTA Long Island Railroad. We highly recommend all people to use caution around railroad crossing gates.
They can look benign from a distance — solar panels glistening in the sun or turbines gently churning with the breeze to produce electricity for hundreds of thousands of homes. But building and maintaining them can be hazardous.Read
- Learn to swim. Sooner or later, you’re going in, and you don’t want to have to rely on a life preserver or a passenger. Read
Earbuds are not part of the job. They isolate you from your work environment and workplace hazards. This video demonstrates the dangers associated with wearing earbuds on the job in a packing plant. (1 min 25 s)
The explosion and fire this week aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico is a stark reminder of the dangers inherent in the offshore drilling industry. The BBC’s Daniel Nasaw examines the safety record.Read