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September 2019

Safety Sound Off – Machine Safety Part 2

- September 26, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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This edition of Safety Sound off is part two of Rob’s discusses with Leslie about machine safety with ICW Group Technical Specialist, Leslie Stoll.   In Part 2, Leslie and Rob discuss guarding ceiling fans, light curtains, and guarding saw blades. …  Read more …

Techniques for Motivation – Dear Mom, I’m sorry…

- September 24, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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How do you motivate people to work safely? Sometimes people don’t care about their health and well-being, and the outcome of avoiding an injury does not motivate them. Even the loss of a steady paycheck doesn’t motivate everyone. But one …  Read more …

Hazards of Autumn – Leaves, Frost, Deer and Darkness

- September 23, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Autumn has arrived. 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, …  Read more …

Reducing the Likelihood of a Press Brake Incident

- September 20, 2019 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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Use of machines such as press brakes and mechanical power presses are still commonplace in manufacturing throughout a variety of industries. Over the decades, there have been numerous improvements in safety technology available for the equipment that includes light curtains, …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off – Machine Safety Part 1

- September 19, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In this edition of Safety Sound off, Rob discusses machine safety with ICW Group Technical Specialist, Leslie Stoll.   Leslie and Rob discuss some ideas for machine safety best practices, Leslie shares one of her pet peeves about unsafe machinery and …  Read more …

A Lean Safety Approach

- September 10, 2019 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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Last week I took my car in to get an oil change. As I waited and waited, I noticed something interesting. The first thing that caught my eye were two hoses left lying on the service bay floor.  A shop-vac …  Read more …