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Safety Incentive Program – Safety Bucks, Prizes, and Games

- November 13, 2018 by Rhyanne Skinner, ASP (View all posts by Rhyanne)
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In my last blog, I discussed safety incentive programs. Today, we’ll dig a bit deeper and discuss a specific incentive program that I’ve seen bring success to companies. I like to utilize an points system. Whether it be “atta boy” …  Read more …

Safety Incentives – The Changing Face of a Successful Program

- November 1, 2018 by Rhyanne Skinner, ASP (View all posts by Rhyanne)
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ICW Group Risk Management professionals advise employers that safety incentive programs that are based on lost time and lack of accidents, or tied to production and performance are be avoided.  Those programs encouraged lack of reporting and attention to true injury …  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 …

So We All Go Home Safe – Family Matters

- July 24, 2018 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Tom)
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My desire to help workers go home safe is what ultimately steered me into the risk management profession; but, the first chapter of my story begins with my grandpa, Samuel Jolliff, an autoworker from Lansing, MI. My grandpa was quick …  Read more …

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 …