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What You Need to Know about Lockout/Tagout Annual Audits

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Lockout/tagout annual audits are essential for maintaining a functional, compliant program. After all, it’s not enough to create lockout procedures and never review them again.The fact is, it’s a best practice to revisit LOTO procedures, employee training and the overall LOTO program and policy at least once a year.

Electric Exit Signs VS Lumaware Exit Signs

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Your costly, outdated electrical signs can easily be replaced with the innovative photoluminescent technology from CBT partner, Lumaware.

OSHA's Most Cited Violations of 2019

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Every year OSHA publicizes their list of most cited violations in hopes that businesses will take the time to develop comprehensive safety programs meeting the outlined requirements for OSHA safety standards.

Protect Against Arc Flash with Hoffman Sequestr Disconnects

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Hoffman Sequestr is designed to help employers create an Electrically Safe Working Condition (ESWC) for their employees as required by NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. Sequestr does this by sequestering the line side lugs of the disconnect from the main enclosure. This reduces the risk of accidental contact with the line side power while working in the main enclosure.

Ask The Expert: Machine Safety

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Safety products can improve the functional operation of your machinery while helping to increase personell safety, efficiency, and productivity. There are many questions surrounding proper use of these components in various applications, and CBT Hi-Tech Automation Specialist, John Simon, is here to answer them!

Electrical Safety Month - Steps to Arc Flash Compliance

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CBT has a team of certified Safety Specialists who can complete a comprehensive risk assessment on-site and help you create a safety strategy that works for your business.

Electrical Safety Month - Introduction to Arc Flash and NFPA 70E

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The risks run high when employees are exposing themselves to live current electricity daily. Most aren’t aware of the arc flash risks in their plants until it’s too late – when OSHA issues a hefty fine or an employee has seriously injured themselves and damaged equipment. According to the NFPA 70E and OSHA standard, there are six primary responsibilities that facilities must meet to remain in compliance with the electrical codes.

Electrical Safety Month - Rubber Insulating Gloves

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electrocution is the fifth leading cause of workplace fatalities in the United States with more than 2,000 fatal and more than 24,000 non-fatal electrical injuries reported in the last 10 years. You can take a proactive approach to protecting your employees with the help of CBT's Glove Safety Program. We have a team of industry-leading Safety Specialists on-site to help you create and implement a glove safety strategy in your plant reducing your risk of non-compliance and your employees risk of arc flash injuries.