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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...

Proactive Workplace Initiatives

December 13, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP No comments

Companies have a choice of either initiating risk reduction through design or reacting to incidents/accidents after they happen. If they choose to react, then they attempt to redesign equipment and/or processes to prevent a future occurrence. But as in the …  Read more …

80/20 Risk Management Rule

September 29, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP No comments

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend productively at work? At the end of the day do you feel like you were busy, but didn’t accomplish much? If so, the 80/20 rule could be very useful to …  Read more …

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 …