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September 2018

Hazard Communication – 2012 Changes You May Have Missed

- September 24, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Back in 2012, changes to the OSHA hazard communication standard went into effect. The change aligned the standard with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS,) which is an international approach to Hazard Communication. The reason for the change was to bring the United …  Read more …

Digging Deeper – an aMAZEing Time

- September 20, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Accident investigation is key to preventing future incidents. In my blogs, I discussed the red flags of an incomplete investigation and the importance of digging deeper during an investigation to find the real cause. Now, I’ll put those ideas into …  Read more …

Visitor Safety Policy

- September 19, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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You’ve done a great job training your staff on safety expectation, you’ve even read our blog about training temporary employees, but what about guests on your property? Visitors need to be informed of your safety expectations. Visitors includes anyone who …  Read more …

Digging Deeper – A Closer Look Into Accident Investigations

- September 14, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Accident investigation is key to preventing future accidents in your workplace. When a near miss or accident occurs, do you investigate to determine why the accident occurred so the issue can be addressed?  Many organizations do an investigation, but do …  Read more …

Safety Tips for Runners and Walkers – Look Out For Vehicle Traffic!

- September 12, 2018 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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So you’re a runner and walker? So am I! What a great exercise to help burn calories and relieve stress! Many companies encourage walking during breaks and lunchtime to promote employee wellness, but even a leisurely walk can be dangerous …  Read more …

Listen Up! It’s Time to Protect Your Hearing!

- September 9, 2018 by Pam McIntire, ARM (View all posts by Pam)
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Although it is one of our most valuable senses, hearing is often taken for granted until we suffer a hearing loss. If you’ve ever had a head cold or illness where you feel as if your ears are plugged, you …  Read more …