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Paula Tetrault

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Paula joined ICW Group in 2014 and provides risk management services in Georgia and Tennessee. Paula assists clients across a spectrum of industries, including trucking, warehouse and distribution, construction, manufacturing, healthcare/homecare, fast food/restaurant and hospitality. Paula has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology, in Atlanta, Georgia. She also has an Associate in Risk Management (ARM). She is a member of ASSP – American Society of Safety Professionals. Paula also serves as a member of ICW Group’s Ergonomics committee.

Posts by Paula...

Handling Stress

October 11, 2019 by Paula Tetrault Comments off

When the going gets tough, what do you do? When it is crunch time, and stress levels are high, all of my best intentions for healthy eating and working out are the first to go. Who has time to be …  Read more …

Distracted Driving – Keeping America’s Road Warriors Safe

October 1, 2019 by Paula Tetrault Comments off

Just the other day, I saw a driver with a Kindle on her steering wheel and a taco in her hand. As I drove cautiously past her, I also noticed makeup scattered about in the passenger seat and an active …  Read more …

Emergency Exits – Don’t Block Your Path to Safety

October 1, 2019 by Paula Tetrault Comments off

I often have clients tell me, “We keep our exits clear,” at the beginning of a site tour only to find them blocked, locked, lined with gasoline containers, or with an exit path that is only 24 inches wide. That …  Read more …

Eye Protection

August 20, 2019 by Paula Tetrault Comments off

There is, without a doubt, a wide variety of personal equipment available to help protect your eyes. But how do you know which type is best for the job? Different types of hazards may require different types of protection, including …  Read more …

Falls: A Workplace Hazard

January 31, 2018 by Paula Tetrault No comments

In 2016, 19% of all injuries reported in general industry were the result of falls, slips or trips and most of these accidents are preventable. Falls to a lower level accounted for 81% of all fatal falls. Of those cases …  Read more …

Reducing Material Handling Claims in the Workplace

October 18, 2017 by Paula Tetrault No comments

Do you know what the leading cause of workers compensation claims is each year and one of the most costly? Injuries related to manual material handling and strains and sprains. In fact, manual material handling injuries account for nearly one-third …  Read more …