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April 2018

Electrical Preventative Maintenance Programs

- April 19, 2018 by Diego Garcia (View all posts by Diego)
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Electrical Preventative Maintenance (EPM) programs are one of the most overlooked safety programs in the workplace. Perhaps this is because when it comes to electrical— “there are no moving parts so why would it need preventative maintenance like machinery”? Regardless …  Read more …

Safety and the Hiring Process – Interview Questions

- April 16, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Many of the clients I visit are in hiring mode. Some because of retirement and other due to growth. Regardless of why, hiring brings about new safety issues that companies with very low turnover don’t deal with on a week …  Read more …

Rebar and Other Potential Impalement Hazards

- April 10, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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With construction season in many parts of the country getting ready to start up again, I want to address the simple topic of “rebar caps.” OSHA standard 1926.701(B) states: Reinforcing steel. All protruding reinforcing steel, onto and into which employees …  Read more …

Choosing the Best Electrical Contractor

- April 6, 2018 by Diego Garcia (View all posts by Diego)
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Electricity is certainly the one utility a business cannot work without. So when it comes time to perform electrical work, how can an organization ensure they are finding the best qualified worker for the job? First, what is a qualified …  Read more …