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Ken Helfrich

Ken Helfrich

Eastern U.S. Regional Manager

Ken joined the ICW group in 2012 and is the Regional Manager for the Eastern United States. Ken has over 20 years of experience in Risk Management, which includes 10 years of work in the private sector. He specializes in General Industry, Health Care, Hospitality and Ergonomics.

Posts by Ken...

Road Rage

February 19, 2019 by Ken Helfrich No comments

We have all heard the term “Road Rage”, but do you really know what it means? Have you ever demonstrated the signs, or been the victim of road rage?  Chances are you have. Road rage is best described as aggressive …  Read more …

Digging Safety

January 8, 2019 by Ken Helfrich No comments

Do you really know that you are clear below or do you just dig until you “hit” something? According to the Common Ground Alliance, an underground utility line is damaged once every six minutes because someone dug without knowing the …  Read more …

Cardboard Baler Safety

June 5, 2018 by Ken Helfrich No comments

Cardboard waste is a never ending battle for many companies.  As a result, cardboard balers are used in many industries on a daily basis. But, because they are not part of production, the safety training on the machine is sometimes …  Read more …

Expect the Unexpected

February 20, 2015 by Ken Helfrich No comments

“Expect the Unexpected” is a statement that I’ve started using when training managers and supervisors. Namely because I believe management teams should take a broader, 360 degree view when it comes to safety.  The gist of this is that to …  Read more …

Training that has an impact.

April 28, 2014 by Ken Helfrich No comments

Every month you pull out your training manual and grab the next topic. As you review the same topic that you covered in April of last year and the year before that, do you ever wonder how you can get …  Read more …

What motivates an employee to work safely?

December 27, 2013 by Ken Helfrich No comments

Statistics continue to show that the majority of industrial accidents occur because of human error. I believe this is also true with accidents that happen outside of the work place.   I want to take a few minutes to explain why …  Read more …