Familiarity Can Breed Complacency

Rulseh, Ted J.
December 2010
Cleaner;Dec2010, p16
Trade Publication
The article describes a series of measures suggested by the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to protect workers. Companies are advised to contact local utilities or once-call services to determine overhead and underground utility lines before starting work. There is a need to train workers in properly using safety equipment. Other areas for training are the recognition of unsafe conditions and application of safe work practices.


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