The Awane Blog / safety_tips

Safe Use of Compressed Gas Cylinders on the Job

Dec 13, 2013

If your workplace contains compressed gas, there are several hazards to consider to avoid a potentially dangerous workplace accident. Make sure you read all supplied documentation before handling. Labels on the cylinder and the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) supplied with the gas will contain information on its hazardous... Read more →

Handling 55 Gallon Drums Safely

Nov 21, 2013

There are many occasions when employees are not fully informed about the hazards of workplace items and the safety protocols surrounding them. Here at AWANE, we have written some simple tips for safely keeping and handling 55 gallon drums. In the Read more →

Preventing Back Injuries in the Workplace

Sep 06, 2013

Some of the most common workplace injuries are back injuries, frequently sustained while lifting or moving heavy objects. Back injuries in the workplace are very easy to prevent, and we’ve outlined steps below to help you avoid putting strain on your back. 1. Don’t bend over Read more →

Tips for Emergency Eyewash Station Compliance

Aug 29, 2013

A chemical splash in the eye can cause serious eye injuries and even blindness to workers exposed to corrosive chemicals. If you have an emergency eyewash station on site, it is very important to be sure you are in compliance with regulations. Read these helpful tips to be sure your... Read more →

Kaiser Flowchart on Health Care Reform

Aug 16, 2013

AWANE is well aware of the confusion regarding the different aspects of Health Care Reform impacting individuals. The below infographic provides a high-level and informative diagram of the requirements of individuals to purchase coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Its important... Read more →