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Money Spent is Money Saved

- June 7, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Company safety managers, human resources managers, and plant managers often have the responsibility of implementing safety programs and controls. Unfortunately, with many industries suddenly finding themselves back in a growth mode, it can be difficult to find financial backing for …  Read more …

Safety and the Hiring Process – Interview Questions

- April 16, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Many of the clients I visit are in hiring mode. Some because of retirement and other due to growth. Regardless of why, hiring brings about new safety issues that companies with very low turnover don’t deal with on a week …  Read more …

What Drives Behavior?

- March 22, 2018 by Trisha Rule (View all posts by Trisha)
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We’ve all witnessed unsafe behaviors at work. But do you ever wonder what drives these behaviors? Is it lack of training or awareness? Imagine the following scenario: You see one of your employees smoking a cigarette on a break. You …  Read more …

Assessing Risk is Not Limited to Workplace

- February 7, 2018 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Tom)
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In the winter of 2015, I began preparation to hike a section of the Oregon Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). The plan was to start at the Santiam Pass Trailhead and, eight days later, finish at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood …  Read more …

Role and Responsibilities of a Safety Committee

- January 16, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Have you ever attended a safety committee where people gather around a table eating donuts and a moderator is droning on about the rising cost of claims and you’re thinking to yourself “why am I here?”.  Unfortunately, safety committee meetings …  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 …