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Establishing Injury Management Procedures

- August 16, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In a perfect workplace, all employees would: Use common sense, Always make the right and safe decisions without being told, and Never get hurt at work But we don’t live in a perfect world and as an employer, you have to …  Read more …

Are you managing risk by intention or accident?

- August 7, 2019 by Thomas Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Thomas)
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Organizations that fail to allocate resources and full support to a dedicated safety person often risk watching their peers pass them by when it comes to risk identification and reduction. As ICW Group has expanded into a national workers’ compensation …  Read more …

Security – After Dark

- July 30, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Even though we are midway through summer and it is light well into the evening, employers still need to remain vigilant about keeping employees safe after hours. Have you reviewed your site’s security lately?  Some things to routinely check are: …  Read more …

Reducing Risk – Site Specific Fall Protection Plans

- June 13, 2019 by Rick Fineman, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Rick)
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Preventing falls takes more than providing equipment and giving work orders. A proper site evaluation and assessment is crucial.  By using a Site Specific Fall Prevention Plan, companies are able to systematically review and access each situation. Washington State Industrial …  Read more …

Hiring in a Tight Market

- June 11, 2019 by Tom Keel (View all posts by Tom)
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There are a couple of truisms that I’ve found about economic recessions and boom times, particularly in California’s Greater Bay Area aka “Silicon Valley.” First, there’s a silver lining during recessions (less traffic and shorter commute times). Second, boom times …  Read more …

Top Management Safety Involvement

- May 24, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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With top management support, a company is much more likely to obtain a best practice safety management program and maintain a proactive safety culture.  However, top management support means more than just writing a safety policy.  Top management must be …  Read more …