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November 2016

A Culture of Safety Comes From the Heart, Not From OSHA Standards

- November 28, 2016 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Recently, a customer came to me with a situation—their welder, who has his work area situated in a back corner of the manufacturing facility, came to them with a concern.  He was worried that if he got sick or injured, …  Read more …

Updating Your Vehicles Part 2 Educating Your Drivers On the Risks of Hybrid/Electric Car Batteries

- November 23, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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In my last blog, about updating your vehicles, I discussed considerations to make when buying or leasing new fleet vehicles. For part two of this series, I will be addressing safety hazards associated with an electric or a gas/electric hybrid vehicle.  While …  Read more …

Inspiring Safety Leadership in Frontline Supervisors: Part One

- November 21, 2016 by Brian Piñon (View all posts by Brian)
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One of the most impactful things a business owner can do to elevate their culture of safety is to inspire safety leadership from their frontline supervisors. The value your supervisors bring to the business is their ability to lead others …  Read more …

Chemical Inventory: An essential tool in your hazard control toolbox!

- November 17, 2016 by Glenn Ingraham MS CIH (View all posts by Glenn)
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An accurate chemical inventory is an essential part of preventing chemical-related mishaps that can result in illness and injury, as well as property loss. To prevent injury and loss, the storage, use, and proper disposal of Hazardous chemicals must be …  Read more …

Offsite Safety – Workplace Violence Self Defense

- November 14, 2016 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In my previous blog on workplace safety, I discussed how to reduce the likelihood of one of your employees becoming a victim of a crime by being aware of their surroundings and pre-planning travels.  For this post, I will review …  Read more …

Vehicle Safety – Tire Talk

- November 10, 2016 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Now that football season is well underway many of us have strong opinions on “deflategate,” Tom Brady, and the proper inflation point of footballs.  Since that subject has been covered over and over and over, let’s talk Tire Pressure – …  Read more …