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Mike Pettit

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Mike enjoys working closely with clients to ensure safe working environments and helping to continually increase the level of safety awareness among the employees. He services North Florida and Southwest Georgia.

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Did You Hear That? Dual Hearing Protection – Part II

November 13, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

In Part 1 of this series, I addressed the use of single hearing protective devices (HPDs) and the effects HPDs have on noise attenuation (weakening of noise levels). In Part 2, I’ll address the use of dual HPDs, and their …  Read more …

Hearing: Loss and Protection – Part I

October 26, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

Have you ever had to lean closer to someone and/or raise your voice to communicate due to high noise levels? If so, there’s a risk of hearing loss if you are exposed to the noise levels for extended periods of …  Read more …

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 4 – Symptoms of Tickborne Illness

August 22, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

Over the course of this blog series regarding ticks, we covered the types and geographical locations of ticks, how to avoid and prevent tick bites and how to find and remove ticks. In the last blog of the series, I’ll …  Read more …

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 3 – How To Find And Remove Ticks

August 9, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

In the previous blogs, we addressed the types and geographic distribution of ticks, and how to avoid and prevent tick bites. In this blog, I’lladdress how to find and remove ticks from our bodies. Finding Ticks – Immediate Efforts Recommended …  Read more …

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 2 – Time To Protect Yourself From Ticks

August 4, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

In my first blog post regarding ticks, the geographic distribution of ticks known to bite humans was addressed. In this second blog, I’ll discuss how to avoid ticks and prevent tick bites. How Ticks Find You As parasites, ticks require …  Read more …

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 1 – Types and Locations in North America

July 31, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

Welcome to the first edition of our Tick, Tick, Tick blog series. Outdoor workers face a slew of hazards on the job. Beyond severe weather and extreme temperatures, an additional concern may be present: ticks. According to NIOSH, ticks may …  Read more …