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May 2019

Safety Training – Engage Your Students

- May 30, 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 US 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 …

Top Management Safety Involvement

- May 24, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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With top management support, a company is much more likely to obtain a best practice safety management program and maintain a proactive safety culture.  However, top management support means more than just writing a safety policy.  Top management must be …  Read more …

Can you Dig it? Tips for Digging Safely

- May 14, 2019 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Do you really know that you are clear below or do you just dig until you “hit” something?  Even a small project can be a big problem if you hit an underground utility line. According to the Common Ground Alliance, …  Read more …

Having an Impact with Ergonomics

- May 11, 2019 by Brian Piñon, CSP (View all posts by Brian)
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Recently, a colleague asked me what safety topic I am most passionate about and without hesitation I answered ergonomics. Applying ergonomic training and controls can provide a unique opportunity to see an immediate and tangible impact on an individual’s well-being; …  Read more …

Heat Safety: How to Prevent Heat Illness

- May 2, 2019 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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It’s spring and the days are growing longer. Soon, the temperatures will begin to reach dangerous levels in many parts of the country. Occupational heat exposure and prevention is a topic that should be given attention in many industries. Operations …  Read more …