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January 2019

Resolve to Eliminate the Hazard

- January 28, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Over the years, mySafetynews.com has provided a lot of a content containing training tips and informational blogs about how to improve safety. While that’s still important and we’ll continue to post blogs of that nature, this year we’re refocusing our …  Read more …

Shockingly Cold During the Winter Months

- January 25, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Now that it’s winter time, the humidity is lower than normal. Have you noticed that as you walk across the carpet to grab a doorknob, you felt a slight electric shock? How about when you opened the dryer door – …  Read more …

What Would You Do? Creating an IIPP

- January 17, 2019 by Robert Harrington (View all posts by Robert)
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Jeff, the owner of the company, stops by the office of Celia, the company’s HR representative. “Celia I know you have only been here for three months, but I was just contacted by a government agency and they would like …  Read more …

Winter Wind and Parking Lots

- January 11, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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I wrote a blog in March 2017 called “Thar she blows! How to drive safely under windy conditions” and wanted to elaborate on that topic a bit more. Winter wind can pose different hazards than the same wind in spring-fall. …  Read more …

Digging Safety

- January 8, 2019 by Ken Helfrich (View all posts by Ken)
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Do you really know that you are clear below or do you just dig until you “hit” something? According to the Common Ground Alliance, an underground utility line is damaged once every six minutes because someone dug without knowing the …  Read more …

Office Ergonomics – Don’t Just Sit There

- January 4, 2019 by Jason Rozar (View all posts by Jason)
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Movement invigorates the mind, leads to higher productivity, reduces back pain and increases your energy levels. It also helps the blood circulate oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. Some studies have shown that lack of movement throughout the day may …  Read more …