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Planning Family Get-Togethers for the Holidays? Read This!

- December 1, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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Holiday Safety Holiday safety should be everyone’s priority, and not just while driving on the road to reach or return from our destinations – it should also include pre-holiday preparations and post-holiday activities. Estimates from the U. S. Consumer Product …  Read more …

The Value of a Modified Duty Employee

- November 22, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Getting an injured employee back to work promptly is essential for keeping claims costs down. In fact, in many states, a factor that goes into calculating your experience mod is whether someone remains at work or is taken off work. …  Read more …

Hurricanes – Evaluation, Evacuation, and Recovery Plans

- October 20, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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As recently witnessed with hurricanes Harvey and Irma, hurricanes involve catastrophic winds and rain, which cause considerable disruption and damage before, during, and after these storms. This blog will discuss what to do at each stage. Before the Storm One …  Read more …

The Safety is in the Numbers – Calculating the Right Hearing Protection for Your Team By Brian Pinon

- October 13, 2017 by Brian Piñon (View all posts by Brian)
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In the course of my career, I’ve walked through hundreds of operations utilizing powered equipment producing high noise levels. Most of these organizations offer hearing protection to workers but have not taken the time to quantify their noise exposure or …  Read more …

Car Dealerships Safety: Reducing the Frequency and Likelihood of Slips, Trips and Falls

- October 11, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Slips, trips and falls are a leading cause of workplace injuries at car dealership and auto service centers. Eliminating slip, trip and fall exposure is nearly impossible, but reducing the frequency and likelihood of a fall is. In this blog, …  Read more …

Horizontal and Vertical Standards – What’s the Difference?

- October 9, 2017 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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I was told once that if an OSHA Compliance Safety & Health Officer (CSHO) cited me in the wrong book (for example a construction company cited in 29 CFR 1910 General Industry) that the citation would be thrown out. Is …  Read more …