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Walking Working Surfaces

- April 12, 2018 by Erin Silva, ASP (View all posts by Erin)
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Did you know that On November 17, 2016, OSHA issued a final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems to protect workers in general industry from falls? This is significant because falls from heights are still one of …  Read more …

Safe Handling Practice – Chlorine Cylinder Change Out

- March 9, 2018 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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The changing out of gas cylinders in some industries is a somewhat routine event. Spent cylinders are shut off, disconnected and removed from manifolds. New cylinders are reinstalled, checked for leaks and turned on. This work is often done by …  Read more …

Don’t Fall for the Anti-Slip Myth

- January 20, 2018 by Susan McKendry (View all posts by Susan)
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Problem: Slippery Floors Solution: Anti-Slip Footwear… Right? WRONG! Anti-Slip Footwear is only part of a full slip prevention plan. The anti-slip design is only functional if the sole is clean and well maintained and the floor surface is also properly …  Read more …

Root Cause Analysis – Not Just for Accident Investigation

- January 8, 2018 by Rick Fineman (View all posts by Rick)
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Safety professionals have been using root cause analysis for decades to understand and solve a problem. Fault tree analysis, fishbone diagrams, the 5-Whys analysis and other approaches are useful tools for investigating serious losses. These techniques can be just as …  Read more …

Be an Influencer in 2018

- December 29, 2017 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Tom)
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Our Risk Management consultants started a book club in 2017 with the purpose of supporting our commitment to customer experience, and risk reduction outcome. We did this as a team, 45 strong. Everyone rowing in the same direction with one …  Read more …

Resolution #10: Track Safety Successes

- December 18, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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I had a conversation with some employees in a training class this week. They were all complaining about their GPS Systems in their company provided vehicles and how they get called into their supervisor’s office if their name hit the …  Read more …