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Out Cold

- November 11, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Each summer safety professionals place a lot of emphasis on the prevention and symptoms of heat exposure and heat related illnesses; however, the summer heat is not the only weather that can be a danger for workers.  With winter approaching, …  Read more …

Promoting Health and Safety among your Aging Workers

- November 9, 2019 by Ken Helfrich (View all posts by Ken)
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Every day, employers across the United States are faced with the fact that their workforce is aging. For years, employers have celebrated stable employment numbers and low turnover; however, the celebration has now turned to concern over how to protect …  Read more …

Distracted Driving – Keeping America’s Road Warriors Safe

- October 1, 2019 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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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 …

Techniques for Motivation – Dear Mom, I’m sorry…

- September 24, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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How do you motivate people to work safely? Sometimes people don’t care about their health and well-being, and the outcome of avoiding an injury does not motivate them. Even the loss of a steady paycheck doesn’t motivate everyone. But one …  Read more …

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┬ábeing 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 …