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Joe Bateman ISRI Safety
We laugh about this, but—
Date: 1/4/2013 Location: California Cause: Mechanic crushed by forklift Source: Friend ISRI Member? NO Result: Death
We’re the 6 th deadliest industry in the USA. Do you know number one?
#1: Commercial Fishing Number two?
Based on the BLS’s fatal work-injury rate (deaths per 100,000 workers), these were the ten most dangerous industries in 2012: 1.Logging workers (127.8) 2.Fishers and related fishing workers (117.0) 3.Aircraft pilots and flight engineers (53.4) 4.Roofers (40.5) 5.Structural iron and steel workers (37.0) 6.Refuse and recyclable material collectors (27.1) 7.Electrical power-line installers and repairers (23.0) 8.Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22.1) 9.Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (21.3) 10.Construction laborers (17.4)
All this is very real to me... So, let me share some stories—
Just this week... Loader accident Foot amputation $64,000 OSHA Fine
A man crawled into a pit...
This might have saved his life:
What do you get when you cross a drug addict with an alligator shear?
You get a one-armed man...
Paint your guards flat black: And watch out for track cranes...
Date: 3/4/2013 Location: Missouri Cause: Run over by Heavy Equipment Source: Public News Release ISRI Member? YES Result: Death
Know your Blind Spots: In trucks, too...
Date: 4/10/2013 Location: Texas Cause: Run over by Truck Source: Friend ISRI Member? YES Result: Death
Trucks have blind spots, too— Even when they’re full of barrels...
Date: 5/17/2013 Location: Kentucky Cause: Worker killed when barrel exploded Source: Friend ISRI Member? NO Result: Death
“Hey, man, is this barrel empty?” “Dude, they’re always empty.”
Date: 6/19/2013 Location: Iowa Cause: Crushed between Truck & Trailer Source: Friend ISRI Member? YES Result: Death “‘mon back.”
Got Room? What about in your warehouse?
Date: 8/26/2013 Location: North Carolina Cause: Crushed by Falling Bale of Copper Source: Friend ISRI Member? YES Result: Death
Are your stacks stable? How high are they?
Date: 10/23/2013 Location: Indiana Cause: Vehicle flipped over Source: OSHA News Release ISRI Member? YES Result: Death
Date: 10/24/2013 Location: Maryland Cause: Struck & Killed by Truck Source: Friend ISRI Member? YES Result: Death