Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Osha's Eleven

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
“ assure so far as possible every working man & woman in the nation safe and healthful working conditions and to preserve our human resources.”

Charles Darwin (CD)
“ help natural selection by displaying stupidity and naivety in their everyday lives (and deaths) thereby leaving more resources for others.”

Every day people nominate themselves for a Darwin Award by dying as a result of their own stupidty or naivety. For an inexhaustable supply of nominees click here.

Here are 11 simple suggestions to help you keep your name off Darwin's list.
If you can't reach, seek assistance

Use the right tool for the job

Always use an OSHA approved harness

Never work under an unsupported vehicle

Always wear correct safety gear
(scroll way down for sexual equality)

Have a coworker 'spot' you when using ladders

Obey all posted signs

Ensure your harness is properly secured

Be aware of limited clearance areas

Never overextend your reach

Respect the local wildlife

Always wear correct safety gear (for the women)

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