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Digging Safety

- January 8, 2019 by Ken Helfrich (View all posts by Ken)
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Do you really know that you are clear below or do you just dig until you “hit” something? According to the Common Ground Alliance, an underground utility line is damaged once every six minutes because someone dug without knowing the …  Read more …

Beware – Skylights!

- December 30, 2018 by Glen O'Rourke, ALCM (View all posts by Glen)
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For a variety of reasons, it may become necessary for employees to perform work on the roof of your building.  Repairs to the roof itself may be required, or equipment (air conditioning components, antennas, etc.) may need to be serviced. …  Read more …

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 …