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Recall of Metabo W14-150 Ergo Angle Grinders

Metabo announced a recall of their W14-150 Ergo Angle Grinders because under certain conditions, the on/off switch can stick in the on position. Two...

Getting the most out of the IUOE Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks have been the main tool for communicating safety information on construction jobs for decades. Unfortunately, there has been little res...

Carelessness Causes Accidents We all Know That

This is clipped from the 1950 film Safe As You Think by General Motors. It received the 1950 award of the National Safety Council for the best film i...

Blaming the Victims of Workplace Accidents

As in this clip, many employers today (and in the past) blame workplace accidents on workers rather than look at hazardous job conditions. In the pas...

Asbestos in building construction

This was clipped from the 1959 film, Asbestos a matter of time, by the US Bureau of Mines, Department of the Interior. For more information about a...

Uses of Asbestos: Examples from the 50s and 60s

Clips showing uses of asbestos products in the 1950s and 1960s taken from government and industrial films. The films are available from the Internet...

Proper Posture

Clipped from the 1947 animation short, Modern Guide to Health, promoting general health awareness, by the British government. But as we have learned...

Vibration Hazards and Control

In the early 18th century, Ramazzini, the first occupational physician, pointed out that vibration exposure had noxious effects. These harmful effect...

AEM Pictorial Database

The AEM Pictorial Database was developed to assist designers and technical illustrators in communicating effective safety messages through the use of...

Toolbox Talk: Extension Cord Safety

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Extension Cords addresses the risks associated with loose and uncovered cords. The resource includes a brief case example, st...