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August 2016

Indoor Heat Illness Prevention—The Need for Acclimatization

- August 31, 2016 by Rick Fineman (View all posts by Rick)
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The Center for Disease Control completed a study of Heat Illness and Death Among workers in 2014. After reviewing every heat related fatality from 2012 and 2013, the agency focused on those that resulted in citations under the general duty …  Read more …

Avoiding the Vacation Hangover at Work—Helping Employees Stay Safe Outside of Work

- August 24, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Summer has arrived in all its glory and as the season moves forward in full swing, employers should take time to remind employees of the hazards they face outside of work that can affect their work-life health and safety. While …  Read more …

Engage your Workforce to Develop Workplace Safety Solutions

- August 22, 2016 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Anyone who has been in a “safety” role knows that safety is not a one person job.  You need to enlist the help of many—it takes a village, or a Team. Who at your company is holding onto the best …  Read more …

When it Comes to Hurricanes— Always be Prepared

- August 17, 2016 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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Hurricane season for the United States is June 1st to November 30th. Many regions are in the middle of hurricane season now, but it is never too late to prepare. Thankfully, with the help of Doppler radar and other meteorological advances, sufficient storm …  Read more …

Making Assessing Risk as Simple as I.C.E.

- August 5, 2016 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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When you were a child, someone taught you how to cross the street. It was simple - look both ways, wait for the street to be clear and walk across. Soon, you were assessing the risk of crossing the street each …  Read more …