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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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The Right Mat System Can Help You Avoid Slips and Falls

January 21, 2020 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Slips and falls are leading causes of workplace injuries. So, what is it that is causing employees to slip and fall?  Slips result when there is not enough friction between a person’s footwear and the floor surface—the low friction is …  Read more …

Winter Fatigue

January 3, 2020 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Last summer, we published a blog about worker fatigue that focused on the fact that summer usually brings a higher workload for many companies due to higher construction demands in the summer months. Today, it was brought to my attention …  Read more …

Safety Checks, The Van Halen Way

December 11, 2019 by Guest Bloggers Comments off

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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 …