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Safety Sound Off Podcast – High-Hand Arm Vibration Using Electrical Tools

- February 17, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada (View all posts by Giovanni)
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In this edition of Safety Sound off, Andy and Gio discuss high-hand arm vibration using electrical tools. If you’re looking for practical solutions and ways to minimize ergonomic injuries, you’ve come to the right place. Click below to listen. For more ergonomic …  Read more …

Put Some Backbone into Your Safe Lifting Program: The Value of a Safety Lifting Policy

- February 9, 2017 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics report that back injuries account for more than 40% of all musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace. Back injuries are also some of the costliest types of claims accounting for significant increases in workers’ compensation premiums …  Read more …

Who Has to Provide the Personal Protective Equipment for Employees?

- January 26, 2017 by Steve Medellin (View all posts by Steve)
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I had just completed the Intro to OSHA class for a company when the employees notified me that they must pay for their own hardhats and safety glasses. I approached the general manager of the company I was doing the class …  Read more …

How to Implement a Near Miss Reporting Program

- January 24, 2017 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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Events are happening every day at facilities throughout the US that employers are not aware of. These events are close calls where something occurs and almost causes an accident, injury, property damage, or could have caused a fatality. Another term …  Read more …

Risk Management Consulting: Making it Work for You

- January 12, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Operational risks are among the most significant dangers companies face. While risk is inherent to any business, there are ways to proactively mitigate and manage them. In this post, I’ll discuss the benefits of partnering with an ICW Group risk …  Read more …

What You Cared About in 2016

- January 10, 2017 by Trisha Rule (View all posts by Trisha)
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As we jump into January, we can’t help but reflect. So, we take a look back at our most popular blog posts from 2016. During the last 12 months, ICW Group’s mySafetynews blog published articles on topics ranging from sit-stand …  Read more …