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OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule – Part 2

- March 16, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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In January, I blogged about OSHA’s new recordingkeeping rule. Today, I’d like to expand on that blog. OSHA’s new rule does come with concerns from both employers and employees. The agency has taken steps to address these concerns before implementing the new …  Read more …

Day Light Savings Time – Last Minute Training Tips

- March 9, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Daylight savings time begins this weekend for much of the country. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 clocks will jump ahead one hour. What does that mean as an employer? In this blog, I will discuss two important safety …  Read more …

Resolution #1: View Safety as Equal to Production, Not as a Government Compliance Item

- March 1, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In January, I wrote a blog about 2017 safety resolutions. Today, I’d like to expand on resolution #1, view safety as equal to production, not as a government compliance item. Production is what makes your company money, whether you make …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off Podcast – Contact Stress

- February 24, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada (View all posts by Giovanni)
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In this edition of Safety Sound off, Andy and Gio discuss another ergonomic concern – contact stress . 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 …  Read more …

Don’t be Caught in a Pinch – Grip!

- February 21, 2017 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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We take so many things for granted each day. However, the ability to grasp and handle objects is something we rarely ever consider. We hardly take the time to think about how we are gripping an object. Until one day, …  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 …