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June 2018

Helping Keep Electricity Safe

- June 18, 2018 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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Electrical hazards exist where there is need to provide power to equipment, lighting, etc. Electrical shocks can occur unexpectedly, at any time and often without notice. That’s why it’s often referred to as the “silent killer.” Unlike a machine that …  Read more …

Summer Begins

- June 13, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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With summer weather here for most of the country, BBQ’s, ball games, weekend trips, time on or near the water and other enjoyable outdoor activities will be taking place. For some parts of the country, these are seasonal activities and …  Read more …

Money Spent is Money Saved

- June 7, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Company safety managers, human resources managers, and plant managers often have the responsibility of implementing safety programs and controls. Unfortunately, with many industries suddenly finding themselves back in a growth mode, it can be difficult to find financial backing for …  Read more …

Cardboard Baler Safety

- June 5, 2018 by Ken Helfrich (View all posts by Ken)
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Cardboard waste is a never ending battle for many companies.  As a result, cardboard balers are used in many industries on a daily basis. But, because they are not part of production, the safety training on the machine is sometimes …  Read more …

The Hidden Hazard at the Repair Shop – Needle Sticks and Blood-borne Pathogens

- June 1, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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When working on customer vehicles in a mechanical repair shop or a body shop, technicians must be careful when reaching under or between seats or in other dark or blind areas. Occasionally, occupants of the vehicle may purposefully discard or …  Read more …