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Steve Danner, CSP

Steve Danner, CSP

Regional Manager

Steve joined the ICW Group 1990 and services Northern California. He specializes in construction, fire protection, and life safety.

Posts by Steve...

Emergencies – Are you prepared?

September 15, 2014 by Steve Danner, CSP No comments

While driving along a freeway last summer, I observed two people on the side of the road attempting to put out a fire with blankets.  I immediately signaled and pulled over to assist at the same time as a tow …  Read more …

In the blink of an eye, a life was changed.

April 11, 2014 by Steve Danner, CSP No comments

How often do we ignore what our bodies are trying to tell us? The body, while unable to speak, does send signals to our brain letting us know when we’re thirsty, hungry, sleepy and most of all fatigued. The following …  Read more …

A Safety Consultant Lives his Dream

February 24, 2014 by Steve Danner, CSP No comments

Last June, while celebrating National Safety Month, we asked our ICW Group risk management consultants how they ended up in the safety field. We will continue to share their stories over the next few months. Here is Steve Danner’s story. …  Read more …

Qualified versus Competent Person

May 13, 2013 by Steve Danner, CSP No comments

In an earlier discussion, we reviewed the CAL/OSHA and FED/OSHA definitions of a “competent person”; now let’s review the definition of a “qualified person” and you decide if the author is one or the other, both, or neither? A Qualified …  Read more …

Are you the Competent Person or the Complacent Person on the job?

March 29, 2013 by Steve Danner, CSP 5 comments

While touring a jobsite with the foreman, we observed several unsafe conditions and unsafe acts of employees. I then asked him if he was the “competent person” on site. When he said “yes,” in my mind, I envisioned several referees …  Read more …