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October 2018

Hierarchy of Hazard Control: Part 2

- October 22, 2018 by Robert Harrington (View all posts by Robert)
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In my last blog, I introduced the concept of a hierarchy of control. In this blog, Let’s look at each control method in more detail: Elimination (includes substitution) Remove the hazard from the workplace, by either the removal of the …  Read more …

Hazards of Autumn – Leaves, Frost, Deer and Darkness

- October 18, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In many parts of the country, autumn brings about new safety concerns including slip and fall hazards, extreme changes in weather conditions and less daylight. If you have employees that are working outside in the autumn weather, considering covering the …  Read more …

Hierarchy of Hazard Control: Part 1

- October 12, 2018 by Robert Harrington (View all posts by Robert)
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Hierarchy of hazard control is used to minimize or eliminate exposure to hazards. The controls are ranked by strength to help people make the best decision possible when trying to control hazards in the workplace. The controls include Elimination, Engineering, …  Read more …

Follow up is the key to success with employee training

- October 8, 2018 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Tom)
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I’ve been reading a lot of Ken Blanchard’s leadership material lately and it has made me realize that what Ken teaches about leadership and management style can be applied to supervisors and managers who are responsible for safety training. Too …  Read more …