Category Archives: NES Safety Topic

OSHA’s Top 10 List of Citations for 2017

OSHA’s Top 10 List of Citations for 2017   EH&S News, NES Safety Topic – January 4, 2018 Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. OSHA’s top 10 list of citations for 2017 has been released, with one newcomer joining the group this past year.   OSHA’s Top 10 List: Repeating the Past Federal OSHA’s top 10 list of […]

California Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Rate Declines

California Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Rate Declines   EH&S News, NES Safety Topic – December 14, 2017 Written by: Brittiny Harris, NES, Inc.  The rate of reported workplace injuries and illnesses fell slightly between 2015 and 2016.   Lower Rate of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Reported in 2016 Recent data indicate that the rate of workplace injuries and […]

California Wildfires and Smoke Inhalation Hazards

California Wildfires and Smoke Inhalation Hazards   EH&S News, NES Safety Topic – October 26, 2017 Written by: Brittiny Harris, NES, Inc. Smoke from 2017 California wildfires has inundated urban areas, creating low air quality and presenting severe smoke inhalation hazards.   Wildfires Create Smoke Inhalation Hazards California is dealing with one of the most disastrous […]

Emergency Action Plan Design and Implementation

Emergency Action Plan Design and Implementation   NES Safety Topic – September 14, 2017 Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Emergency action plans contribute to employee safety in the case of an emergency.   Introduction to the Emergency Action Plan Designing and implementing an emergency action plan is required of virtually all businesses and agencies by the Occupational […]

Mesothelioma Awareness and Occupational Health & Safety

Mesothelioma Awareness and Occupational Health & Safety   EH&S News, NES Safety Topic – August 31, 2017 Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Mesothelioma Awareness Day is a chance to spread the word about mesothelioma and asbestos-related illnesses.   Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2017 Mesothelioma Awareness Day will be on September 26, 2017. It was first established […]

Heat Illness Prevention: Managing Rising Temperatures in the Workplace

Heat Illness Prevention: Managing Rising Temperatures in the Workplace   NES Safety Topic – June 22, 2017 Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Heat illness prevention revolves around rest, shade, and water.   Manage Rising Temperatures with Heat Illness Prevention Strategies As temperatures throughout California begin to steeply climb, it is time to remind employers and employees about […]

Fall Safety Protection and the Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down

Fall Safety Protection Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction   EH&S News / NES Safety Topic – April 28, 2017 Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Take a break to discuss fall safety with all personnel: employers, employees, contractors, architects, engineers, owners, etc.   Fall Safety Protection and the Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down Fall safety protection is […]

Wet Weather and Roadside Work Zone Safety

Wet Weather and Roadside Work Zone Safety   NES Safety Topic – April 14, 2017 Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. As recent wet weather in California will likely lead to an increase in roadside construction, roadside work zone safety will be a major concern.    National Work Zone Awareness Week We all have sped by […]

NES Safety Topic #3: Lockout Tagout

Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) NES Safety Topic #3 – September 16, 2016 Every day, spanning a multitude of industries, normal operations are put on hold so that machinery/equipment may undergo routine maintenance or troubleshooting. Every year, compliance with the OSHA standard for controlling hazardous energy (Title 29 CFR §1910.147), known as ‘Lockout/Tagout’, prevents an estimated 120 fatalities […]

NES Safety Topic #2: Stretching

  Stretching on the Job NES Safety Topic #2 – August 22, 2016     The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio have recently come to their conclusion, and what an historic event it was! Olympians seemed to fly, records fell, and tears flowed (some joyous, some bitter). We marvel at the supreme athletic abilities of […]