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A Heads Up to Lumber Yards

- May 4, 2017 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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If you own, work or have your employees purchase materials from a lumber yard, then you’ll want to review this. Lumber yards possess a variety of hazards and safety challenges, and OSHA is taking notice! Below, are the most common …  Read more …

Help Prevent the Welder Shuffle

- May 2, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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If you have worked construction, or in a manufacturing facility with welding going on, I’m sure you have witnessed the “Welder Shuffle.” If you aren’t familiar, it’s the panicked dance someone does when a piece of molten metal (usually slag) …  Read more …

Can you Dig it? Tips for Digging Safely

- April 20, 2017 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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Do you really know that you are clear below or do you just dig until you “hit” something? According to the Common Ground Alliance, an underground utility line is damaged once every six minutes because someone dug without knowing the …  Read more …

Spring has Sprung: Outdoor Safety Tips

- April 14, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? No, not pilgrims, as the joke goes, but with outdoor work comes exposure to hay fever, pollens, allergies, bees, wasps and other flying, crawling, stinging and biting creatures needed …  Read more …

Safe Driving During Planting Season

- April 10, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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If you spend any time on secondary highways, small towns or rural roads you may have noticed that it is planting time for farmers and they are a lot more prevalent on the roads and in the fields. Farmers have …  Read more …

Spring Cleaning – How is your PPE?

- March 28, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Regardless of what your company does, summer is normally a very busy time of year. Things such as inventory, scheduled maintenance and updating equipment are best done before the busy season starts. Often personal protective equipment (PPE) isn’t figured into the …  Read more …