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March 2019

Steel Toe vs. Steel Plate

- March 27, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Years ago in my previous occupation as an iron-worker, I was working for a state I live in. They routinely hired us to fabricate parts and do bridge repair. One this particular project I was working in the shop drilling …  Read more …

Helpful Tips to Engage Your Team

- March 19, 2019 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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I vividly remember Mr. Evans to this day. He was my sixth grade U.S. history teacher.  He had a gray handle bar mustache with gray bushy side burns that extended down each side of his face. He was bald, except …  Read more …

“Bee” Safe: Safety Tips When Working Near Bees

- March 15, 2019 by Pam McIntire, ARM (View all posts by Pam)
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As the days start to warm up in the Central Valley of California, many of our agricultural accounts will be bringing out bee boxes to help pollinate the different nut crops and assorted field crops. Bees are usually brought to …  Read more …

Cumulative Trauma – Steps to Reduce Claim Frequency and Risk

- March 6, 2019 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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Cumulative Trauma (CT) Disorder is a difficult and complicated topic. CT claims account for a large volume of claims across all industries and are often associated with repetitive motions, high force, and awkward position tasks. Although it is difficult to …  Read more …

Purpose of a Safety Meeting

- March 1, 2019 by John Virsack, ARM (View all posts by John)
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Do you sometimes find it difficult to hold your safety meetings on a consistent basis? Do you get push back or questions on you need to have safety meetings if you are not having accidents? Safety meetings are a great …  Read more …