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To provide a broad range of safety topics and address some of the concerns our clients frequently have that are indirectly related to safety, we have asked professionals within the ICW Group network to share their knowledge with our readers. A bio for each guest blogger can be viewed with their authored posts.

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Too HOT for you?

June 15, 2019 by Guest Bloggers Comments off

Your crew has been on the job since 7 am. At 11 am, it’s as hot as the blazes out there. One of your crew members complains of  being lightheaded. You’re pretty sure that it’s just because he didn’t eat …  Read more …

Can you Dig it? Tips for Digging Safely

May 14, 2019 by Guest Bloggers Comments off

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 …

So We All Go Home Safe – Work-life Lessons

August 6, 2018 by Guest Bloggers No comments

A good safety program identifies hazards in a task or process and then establishes proper control procedures. It’s assumed that if workers follow those procedures, the risks will be controlled, and everyone will go home safe at the end of …  Read more …

Helping Keep Electricity Safe

July 2, 2018 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Electrical hazards exist where there is need to provide power to equipment, lighting, etc. Electrical shocks can occur unexpectedly, at any time and often without notice. That’s why it’s often referred as the “silent killer.” Unlike a machine that may …  Read more …

What’s in your Safety Zone, Road Warrior?

May 30, 2018 by Guest Bloggers No comments

“Well, there goes my great start to the day!”  Those my exact words when the semi-truck driving in front of me had a tire blowout. I’m pretty sure the driver of the semi had similar sentiments. When semi truck’s inner, rear …  Read more …

Preventing Injuries from Falling is as Easy as 1-2-3

May 7, 2018 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Falling from heights continues to be the number one killer of construction workers, with 370 deaths in 2016 (BLS data).  Each one of these fatal injuries were preventable if three simple steps were followed: 1. Plan for the job 2. …  Read more …