Friday, March 30, 2012

Guatemala City Sinkhole - Amazing pictures!

The appearance of the massive sinkhole in Guatemala City occurred in May 2010, and is thought to have been triggered by tropical storm Agatha, a violent tempest that struck Central America.

Sinkholes can form when water-saturated soil and other particles become too heavy and cause the roofs of existing voids in the soil to collapse. Another way sinkholes can form is if water enlarges a natural fracture in a limestone bedrock layer. As the crack gets bigger, the topsoil gently slumps and develops into a sinkhole.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

List of where to find safety jobs worldwide


Click on the following link to see a comprehensive list of advertised Safety Jobs available worldwide: http://www.thesafetycafe.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=351

Friday, March 23, 2012

All 2011 earthquakes Worldwide plotted and animated - Amazing!

This is truly profound to see: The year of 2011 earthquakes plotted out on a orthographic (globe) map. Animated with sound intensity for each earthquake.

Worst Lumberjack ever!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Ergonomics in the Workplace DVD



Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between people, the equipment they use and the physical environment in which they work. Ergonomics is about the application of the knowledge of this relationship to benefit well-being, performance and improve both short and long term health and safety.

To purchase this DVD please click here!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Bobcat truck gets stuck in building


A spectacular accident happened at a condo renovation project in downtown Montreal.

It happened while a small bobcat loader was being lowered from a 10 story building at Bleury and Mayor streets. As the crane was bringing down the lift truck to the seventh floor, it suffered some sort of mechanical failure and rolled off the crane platform and got wedged in an open window frame on the eighth floor.

Traffic was detoured for several hours while the operator was rescued and brought safely to solid ground, while the bobcat was eventually unhitched from the wall.

No one was injured.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

New Release DVD: Chemical Safety



Chemicals are a fact of life.....all living things are made from chemicals and in fact we depend on chemistry for our very existence.....everything from the ground we walk on , to the air we breathe is made from chemicals and chemical compounds.

Every workplace, office, factory, warehouse or plant, uses chemicals to some extent or other. Chemicals range from mild cleaning agents through to highly corrosive, flammable and poisonous substances that are used for different processes and applications.

Walking the Plank?


Piracy is much in the news these days, which brings to mind classic tales of Blackbeard, memories of reading “Treasure Island,” and watching “Peter Pan.” Seems like the pirates were always making prisoners walk the plank, usually by threatening them with vicious swords.

Which makes you wonder why this guy is doing it on purpose.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

New Release DVD - Gas and Cylinder Safety

Gas cylinders supply a wide variety of gases for a multitude of different industrial, medical and domestic purposes. Most people instinctively appreciate that there are hazards associated with gas bottles and cylinders.

Included in this program:

• Types of gases
• The hazards associated with gases
• Things to do before using a gas cylinder
• General do's and don'ts
• Safe storage
• Safe handling
• Leak testing
• Emergency procedures