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KIDstruction Week

C&R Mechanical has been a proud participant since 2012 and we’re excited that will this year’s campaign kicks off on 8/1! KIDstruction Week is an opportunity to for the construction, engineering and architecture industries to join together and support the patients and families at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. This campaign asks you to consider a […]

Walk for Wishes

C & R Mechanical Company is putting a team together again this year! Please join us in the walk and fundraise for this year’s event because wishes have the power to give children hope, strength and PLEASE Join C&R Mechanical Company’s Team Event Date: Saturday April 14, 2018 – 9:00am Event Location: Forest Park – […]

Back Injury Prevention

Have you ever given much thought to your back? It s there when you need it, but only if you don’ t abuse it. The back is made up of four major parts. The spine, nerves, muscles, and the spinal cord. There are thirty-three bones in the spine and thirty-one pairs of nerves branching out […]

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Injury due to falls is a major problem in industry today. You always hear about the incidents where an employee fell from a great height and lost his or her life. But there are more common fall injuries such as sprains, strains, fractures, cuts/lacerations, punctures, etc. that can require a trip to the doctor’s office. […]

Common Gases-Hazards

Toolbox Safety Talks for Mechanical Construction Workers – Volume VI TOPIC: Confined Spaces – Common Gases/Hazards #9 PRIMARY POTENTIAL HEALTH AND PHYSICAL HAZARDS INSUFFICIENT OXYGEN – ASPHYXIATION – SUFFOCATION TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS – IMPAIRMENT – INCAPACITATION – DEATH FLAMMABLE GASES & VAPORS – FIRES & EXPLOSIONS PRIMARY EXPOSURES FOR MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION WORKERS Entry into pipelines, […]

Equipment Control

Equipment/ Control (vii) Handheld and stand-mounted drills (including impact and rotary hammer drills) CONTROL: ventilation (local exhaust ventilation or LEV) Names: Hammer drill, Rotohammer, Roto-hammer Best Practice Tips OSHA1 requires the employer to ensure that: The equipment is equipped with a commercially available shroud or cowling with a dust collection system that provides at least […]

Driving in the Rain Safety

Water on the roadway becomes a lubricant that makes road surfaces slick. It’s also said that oil and dust on the road can make the road surface even slicker. Combined with high speeds, wet roads become deadly. It takes diligence on the part of the driver to stay safe during rainy drives. Reduce vehicle speeds. […]

General Safety – Hazard Awareness

A hazard is defined as a condition or changing set of circumstances that presents a potential for injury, ill- ness, or property damage. The potential or inherent characteristics of an activity, condition, or circumstance that can produce adverse or harmful consequences. An accident is defined as an unfortunate event often the result of carelessness or […]