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Philip Bivens, CSP

Philip Bivens, CSP

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Philip joined ICW in July 2016 as a Sr. Risk Management Consultant and services Texas and Oklahoma. His experience includes both risk management and operational experience in infrastructure management, environmental services and manufacturing. He has a degree in Occupational Safety and Health and is a Certified Safety Professional.

Posts by Philip...

Machine Safeguarding Series – Part 4: Rollformers/Rollbenders and Turning Machines

September 15, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP No comments

This is the fourth and final blog in the machine safeguarding series. This blog will discuss rollformers/rollbenders and turning machines. Rollers Rollformer machines’ primary function is metal bending, rolling and shaping functions. Rollformers bend a continuous strip of metal gradually …  Read more …

Hurricane, Flood, and Tornado Recovery and Cleanup Safety Tips

September 13, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP No comments

Floods can cause extensive damage to property and equipment. The cleanup associated with floods can also pose dangers to employees that may not be aware of the risks. Since it is common for employees at all levels to assist with …  Read more …

Business Continuity: Is Your Company Prepared?

September 6, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP No comments

When business is disrupted, it usually costs the company money. Lost revenues in addition to extra expenses can quickly result in thousands of dollars in reduced profits. Insurance does not cover all costs and cannot replace everything that can be …  Read more …

Machine Safeguarding Series – Part 3: Conveyors & Mechanical Presses

August 29, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP No comments

Welcome to the third blog in our four part machine safeguarding series. This blog will cover machine guarding and hazards associated with conveyors and mechanical power presses. These two  machines are used in a wide range of industries for many …  Read more …

Machine Safeguarding Series – Part 2: Performing a Risk Assessment and Determining Controls

August 23, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP No comments

Welcome to the second blog in our four part series on machine safeguarding. In the first blog, we covered some of the basics of machine guarding. Here, we’ll focus on how to recognize hazards and performing a risk assessment Risk …  Read more …

Machine Safeguarding Series – Part 1: The Basics

August 15, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP 1 comment

This is the first in a four part series of machine safeguarding blogs. Each blog will address a different aspect of machine guarding as it applies to some of the most common machines. This blog will focus on the basics …  Read more …