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Mike Pettit

Mike Pettit

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Mike joined ICW Group in February 2016, and provides risk management services throughout North Florida and South Georgia. Mike assists clients across a spectrum of industries, including construction, agriculture, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, transportation, property management, and medical and health service providers. Mike is also a certified OSHA trainer for construction and general industry. Mike earned his bachelor's degree from The Florida State University. In 1996, he started his career in safety and health, and continues assisting business owners in providing safe work environments and promoting safety. He is also a member of ICW Group's Industrial Hygiene and Machinery & Industrial Technology teams.

Posts by Mike...

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 …

Handy Safety Solutions: 10 Nail Gun Safety Tips

May 24, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 37,000 emergency room visits are from nail gun-related incidents each year. While nail guns are invaluable tools, they can be extremely dangerous tools when used incorrectly. Nail gun injuries …  Read more …

Woodworking Safety – The ABC’s (Always Be Careful)

May 9, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 15,500 woodworking injuries were reported in 2014. The injuries included amputations, eye injuries, and struck-by incidents. What can you do to make sure one of your employees is not another statistic? Provide …  Read more …