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Shockingly Cold During the Winter Months

- January 25, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Now that it’s winter time, the humidity is lower than normal. Have you noticed that as you walk across the carpet to grab a doorknob, you felt a slight electric shock? How about when you opened the dryer door – …  Read more …

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure for Plumbers

- July 16, 2018 by Tom Keel (View all posts by Tom)
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WHAT ARE  BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS? Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms in blood, bodily fluids and feces that can cause serious diseases in humans. The most common bloodborne pathogens to which plumbers are exposed to are hepatitis B, hepatitis C and the Human …  Read more …

OSHA Top Ten List for 2017 Released

- October 6, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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OSHA announced its top ten list of most frequent citations for 2017 at the National Safety Congress and Expo in September. The National Safety Council covered the story on their website, but since this data can help our policyholders find …  Read more …

A Heads Up to Lumber Yards

- May 4, 2017 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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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 …

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 …

Goodbye, Summer – Hello, Carbon Monoxide

- December 8, 2014 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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As we step into the realm of winter, we begin to close the doors and windows of both our homes and businesses to keep the cold out and the warmth in.  This simple change in ventilation can cause a major …  Read more …