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July 2017

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 1 – Types and Locations in North America

- July 31, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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Welcome to the first edition of our Tick, Tick, Tick blog series. Outdoor workers face a slew of hazards on the job. Beyond severe weather and extreme temperatures, an additional concern may be present: ticks. According to NIOSH, ticks may …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off – Building a Safety Culture

- July 27, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada (View all posts by Giovanni)
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          In this edition of Safety Sound Off, Gio and Andy discuss how to build safety leadership and get buy in from your workforce when it comes to safety. Andy also addresses the age old issue of …  Read more …

The Benefits of Stretching

- July 21, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Have you ever noticed that just before babies go to sleep, they often stretch? They do a full body—hands reaching as far as they can, toes pointed—all out stretch. Or perhaps you noticed that when animals get up they often stretch? Where did …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off – Success Stories from the Field

- July 19, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada (View all posts by Giovanni)
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In this edition of Safety Sound Off, Gio and Andy share success stories from the field.  Andy takes a moment to explain what characteristics a safety manager should have and discusses a new safety manager coming on-board at a workplace. …  Read more …

Resolution #3: Empowering Your Supervisors

- July 18, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Imagine you are a restaurant manager. Ideally, your job is to make sure things run smoothly. To do this, you make sure everyone is trained, that the facility is maintained properly and unexpected situations are handled correctly. You will step …  Read more …

OSHA: Strategies for When They Inspect You

- July 7, 2017 by Steve Medellin (View all posts by Steve)
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No matter how many OSHA workplace safety inspections you’ve encountered, the thought of an inspector knocking may make you anxious. Often, OSHA inspectors will arrive without providing advanced notice – only adding to the uncertainty and anxiety. However, by knowing …  Read more …