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August 2019

5 Tips for Complying with OSHA’s Forklift Inspection Requirements

- August 30, 2019 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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If your company uses forklifts, you know what a hassle it can be to document forklift inspections. Worse yet is not understanding what OSHA’s requirements are for carrying out and documenting inspections. Do we really need to document every forklift …  Read more …

Eye Protection

- August 20, 2019 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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There is, without a doubt, a wide variety of personal equipment available to help protect your eyes. But how do you know which type is best for the job? Different types of hazards may require different types of protection, including …  Read more …

Establishing Injury Management Procedures

- August 16, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In a perfect workplace, all employees would: Use common sense, Always make the right and safe decisions without being told, and Never get hurt at work But we don’t live in a perfect world and as an employer, you have to …  Read more …

Are you managing risk by intention or accident?

- August 7, 2019 by Thomas Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Thomas)
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Organizations that fail to allocate resources and full support to a dedicated safety person often risk watching their peers pass them by when it comes to risk identification and reduction. As ICW Group has expanded into a national workers’ compensation …  Read more …

Unexpected OSHA Visits – Setting a Procedure Before it Happens

- August 2, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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When your employees work construction, landscaping, or perform as service in public view, they bring the risk of a surprise drop-in visit from an OSHA compliance officer. This visit can result in fines that can be exacerbated by the mishandling of …  Read more …