HA 700 - Combustible Dust
Any combustible material can burn rapidly when in a finely divided form. If such a dust is suspended in air in the right concentration, under certain conditions, it can become explosible. Even materials that do not burn in larger pieces (such as aluminum or iron), given the proper conditions, can be explosible in dust form.
HA 1200 Forklifts and Material Handling
The use of forklifts and other powered material handling equipment, such as pallet jackets and other motorized hand and hand/rider trucks, poses injury hazards for the operators and those working in the area where the equipment is in use, and it poses the risk of damage to the building and materials.
HA 1350 Heat Stress
Working during the hotter months of the year can quickly develop into a life-threatening situation when workers forget to take frequent breaks from the heat and do not drink enough water. Heat exhaustion can rapidly progress to heat stroke and death if appropriate measures are not taken to maintain the body’s core temperature at a safe level.
HA 2050 Swimming Pool Electrical Hazards
Swimming pools are enjoyed by millions of people around the world each year. When thinking of dangers associated with swimming, electrical hazards don’t typically come to mind. However, pools utilize numerous pieces of electrical equipment and water and chlorine are excellent conductors of electricity. According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, from 1990 to 2003, there were approximately 60 deaths and 50 serious injuries from electrical equipment in and around swimming pools. In addition, from 2003 to 2014, 14 deaths by electrocution in swimming pools were reported.
NC DOL: OSH Hazard Alerts