IBEW Local 429
2001 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37210
Tel: (615) 889-4429
Fax: (615) 874-1253
IBEW 429 Safety
Constructions Fatal Four

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Trenching and Excavation Safety


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Grill safety: Don't let your summer go up in smoke


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Keep your cool: What not to do when it's hot

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Are You Required to Protect Employees From the Summer Heat?

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We’re Still Mourning the Dead and Fighting for the Living

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Work Zone Safety Tips
For many workers, such as police officers, sales personnel, utility workers, truck drivers, construction workers, fire fighters and emergency personnel, the “office” is actually a vehicle. To keep these workers and others safe, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) members have developed safety tips for drivers passing through work zones.
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Accidents Waiting to Happen: The Five Crucial Conversations that Drive Workplace Safety
Discussions about the true threats to safety at your workplace might be uncomfortable, but they are crucial if you truly want to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.
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The Basics of Lockout/Tagout Compliance: Creating an Effective Program

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Electrical Safety in the Workplace - The NFPA 70E and You!



Preventing Arc Flash Injuries
By following a few logical steps to develop an understanding of arc flash hazards, you can help to prevent injury to yourself and those around you.
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Worker Deaths

Sixteen workers are killed a day in the United States.
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Child booster seats effective in injury prevention: study

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What OSHA Expects: The Electrical Safety Questions OSHA Will Ask During an Investigation
When it comes to electrical safety, OSHA standards can be technical and confusing. What requirements do safety managers need to know?
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OSHA Releases Guidance for Silica Control in Construction
OSHA recently published “Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction,” a guidance document that addresses the control of worker exposure to dust containing crystalline silica, which is known to cause the lung disease silicosis.
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NFPA 70E: What Does it Mean to You?
Do you want your employees to be safe from injuries caused by electrical incidents? Here's how OSHA and NFPA 70E the National Electrical Code can help you achieve that goal.
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Arc Flash Safety



How Heat Stress Affects Performance
Even a 2 percent dehydration level caused by heat stress can dramatically reduce a worker's reaction times and ability to focus.
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LIVING TO TELL THE TALE
Lessons Learned from a Close Call
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ELECTRICAL SAFETY AT HOME
Are You Plugged in to Kids’ Electrical Hazards?
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ELECTRICAL SAFETY
Electrical Safety – 10 Quick Tips
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Water, Rest and Shade: OSHA to Educate Workers, Employers about Heat-Related Illnesses
Three ingredients can help save employees working in hot environments from suffering potentially life-threatening heat-related illness: water, rest and shade. OSHA plans to get that message out in a new heat illness education campaign.
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Working Overtime is Bad for the Heart: Study.

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The Protecting America's Workers Act
Fulfilling the Promise of Safe Jobs for All Workers.
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Clearing Up the Confusion Surrounding Fall Protection
Fall protection is defined as any means used to protect workers from falls from heights.
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Choking Deaths Are Alarmingly High, New Study Says.

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OSHA Head Says Whistleblower Protections Need Strengthening
Whistleblowers and OSHA:David Michaels Assistant Secretary of Labor For Occupational Safety and Health
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CDC: Unintentional Injury Is the Leading Cause of Death Among Teens.

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A Construction Worker Died Today. . . Preventing the Five Greatest Construction Killers
Falls, electrocution, struck by, caught between and transportation-related incidents are the top five killers of workers on construction sites.
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OSHA Launches Electric Power Safety eTool

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Sepsis, Pneumonia Kill 48,000 Patients Annually.

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Pediatricians Warn About Choking Hazards, Want Certain Foods Labeled.

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The Effects of the Economy on Workplace Safety
As the downturn in the economy forces companies to deal with declining revenue, layoffs and tight-to-non-esistent credit problems, will workplace safety become collateral damage to the economic crisis?
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Working past retirement good for your health: study

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Health of the American worker declining: report

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BLS: Decline in nonfatal workplace injury, illness rate

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Worker Deaths
Solis: Despite decline, still too many worker deaths
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Wearing fall protection harnesses in hot weather.

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Safety Ethics: Some Situations Create Serious Complications

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Adding insult to injury
Poor worker safety costs injured workers, taxpayers and the economy billions each year
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Is Your Attitude Hazardous to Your Health

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A life-and-death issue for the nation’s workers
Congress should focus on human cost, not the false arguments in worker safety debate
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