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Hard Hat Safety – It Looks New, But Is It Safe?

- December 28, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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When I’m on a job site, I often talk to the foreman about how he obtains replacement equipment in the event he finds damage during a daily inspection. I’m looking to make sure they have a plan in place to …  Read more …

Catastrophic Loss – Is Your Company at Risk?

- November 21, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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The President and the Vice President of the United States do not travel in the same car or airplane. The United States government created this rule as a way to reduce the risk of suffering the loss of both leaders …  Read more …

We All Benefit From a Good Stretch

- November 16, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Have you ever noticed that just before babies go to sleep they often stretch?  They do a full body—hands reaching as far as they can, toes pointed—all out stretch.  Where did they learn that?  Or have you noticed that when …  Read more …

Hierarchy of Hazard Control: Part 1

- October 12, 2018 by Robert Harrington (View all posts by Robert)
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Hierarchy of hazard control is used to minimize or eliminate exposure to hazards. The controls are ranked by strength to help people make the best decision possible when trying to control hazards in the workplace. The controls include Elimination, Engineering, …  Read more …

Follow up is the key to success with employee training

- October 8, 2018 by Thomas Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Thomas)
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I’ve been reading a lot of Ken Blanchard’s leadership material lately and it has made me realize that what Ken teaches about leadership and management style can be applied to supervisors and managers who are responsible for safety training. Too …  Read more …

Hazard Communication – 2012 Changes You May Have Missed

- September 24, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Back in 2012, changes to the OSHA hazard communication standard went into effect. The change aligned the standard with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS,) which is an international approach to Hazard Communication. The reason for the change was to bring the United …  Read more …