Monthly Archives: July 2007

Confined Spaces

Confined spaces may be encountered in virtually any occupation; therefore, their recognition is the first step in preventing fatalities. Since deaths in confined spaces often occur because the atmosphere is oxygen-deficient or toxic, confined spaces should be tested prior to … Continue reading

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Sustainable Biodiesel Revisited

The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance continues to forge ahead, at breakneck speed, in an effort to define what sustainable fuel might look like.

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Ultimate Frisbee

I just returned from a couple of games of ultimate Frisbee with the gang. I’m not sure who invented this event, but we are indebted.

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SEI Biodiesel workshop

Learn the fundamentals of this alternative fuel source that can be used in any diesel engine during this comprehensive 5-day biodiesel workshop.

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Portable Ladders

Falls from portable ladders (step, straight, combination and extension) are one of the leading causes of occupational fatalities and injuries. Read and follow all labels/markings on the ladder. Avoid electrical hazards! Look for overhead power lines before handling a ladder. … Continue reading

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Green Building Task Force

When our new political machine swept to power, I volunteered to serve, and I was appointed to the Green Building Task Force.

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SEET Workshop: First days

Rachel is at NREL with a program called SEET, Sustainable Energy and Education Training Project.

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Walking and Working Surfaces

Slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. They cause 15 percent of all accidental deaths, and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities. We often take it for granted-walking from point ‘a’ … Continue reading

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Local Biodiesel Coop Conference

Rachel is out in Colorado, where she is no doubt cool and relaxed. She sends this entry from afar:

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Piping Plovers

I just came home from the first theatrical screening of Sally and Tim’s remarkable movie, What A Way to Go.

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