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Turn Around & Don’t Drown: Flood Safety Tips

- April 25, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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As winter fades away, temperatures rise, and the sun shines! We can finally stop worrying about driving in snow. However, with the seasonal change comes a new situation to be aware of: flooding. As the weather gets warmer and the …  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 …

How to Implement a Near Miss Reporting Program

- January 24, 2017 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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Events are happening every day at facilities throughout the US that employers are not aware of. These events are close calls where something occurs and almost causes an accident, injury, property damage, or could have caused a fatality. Another term …  Read more …

Offsite Safety – Workplace Violence Awareness

- October 19, 2016 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Workplace violence for offsite employees is something that you as the employer have little control over.  Therefore, educating your offsite employees to protect themselves when working in the field, and to avoid dangerous situations, is important to keeping work comp claims …  Read more …

Reducing Frequency, Likelihood, and Severity of Eye Injury Exposures for Welders

- May 10, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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The risk of foreign bodies in a welder’s eyes is unavoidable, but there are things that you can due to reduce this risk.  It’s critical to minimize the frequency, likelihood and/or severity of this exposures. In this blog, I will review …  Read more …

Taking Control of Frequency, Likelihood and Severity of Loss Exposures

- April 29, 2016 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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What’s the most effective way to prevent an injury? Stop doing the activity that contributed to the injury. If only it were that simple!  While eliminating the risk of injury is possible for most businesses by outsourcing, modifying or removing …  Read more …