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Hurricane, Flood, and Tornado Recovery and Cleanup Safety Tips

- September 13, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Floods can cause extensive damage to property and equipment. The cleanup associated with floods can also pose dangers to employees that may not be aware of the risks. Since it is common for employees at all levels to assist with …  Read more …

Machine Safeguarding Series – Part 3: Conveyors & Mechanical Presses

- August 29, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Welcome to the third blog in our four part machine safeguarding series. This blog will cover machine guarding and hazards associated with conveyors and mechanical power presses. These two  machines are used in a wide range of industries for many …  Read more …

Near Miss Examples Are All Around Us

- August 25, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Last month, the San Francisco airport nearly saw a horrible disaster. Luckily tragedy was avoided when the landing aircraft diverted away from a taxiway filled with planes ready to take off. I’m writing about this event because it is an …  Read more …

Machine Safeguarding Series – Part 2: Performing a Risk Assessment and Determining Controls

- August 23, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Welcome to the second blog in our four part series on machine safeguarding. In the first blog, we covered some of the basics of machine guarding. Here, we’ll focus on how to recognize hazards and performing a risk assessment Risk …  Read more …

Solar Eclipse Safety

- August 17, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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The solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 is not just a danger that parents of school kids need to be concerned with.  Adults will also be tempted to look into the sky on Monday.  As an employer, it’s your …  Read more …

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 2 – Time To Protect Yourself From Ticks

- August 4, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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In my first blog post regarding ticks, the geographic distribution of ticks known to bite humans was addressed. In this second blog, I’ll discuss how to avoid ticks and prevent tick bites. How Ticks Find You As parasites, ticks require …  Read more …