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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 …

What Drives Behavior?

- March 22, 2018 by Trisha Rule (View all posts by Trisha)
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We’ve all witnessed unsafe behaviors at work. But do you ever wonder what drives these behaviors? Is it lack of training or awareness? Imagine the following scenario: You see one of your employees smoking a cigarette on a break. You …  Read more …

Are You Seeing Green? You Must Be Working Safely (or Irish)

- March 16, 2018 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Tom)
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With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, the color green stirs up images of Ireland, a landscape painted with lush green foliage, and on March 17 each year, for green beer. It is even their national color, for Leprechaun …  Read more …

Role and Responsibilities of a Safety Committee

- January 16, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Have you ever attended a safety committee where people gather around a table eating donuts and a moderator is droning on about the rising cost of claims and you’re thinking to yourself “why am I here?”.  Unfortunately, safety committee meetings …  Read more …

Be an Influencer in 2018

- December 29, 2017 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Tom)
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Our Risk Management consultants started a book club in 2017 with the purpose of supporting our commitment to customer experience, and risk reduction outcome. We did this as a team, 45 strong. Everyone rowing in the same direction with one …  Read more …

Safety at Home: Whole at Work, Whole at Home

- December 20, 2017 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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“If they are not at work, it’s not my problem.” “Off the job safety? That doesn’t make me money.” These are just a few of the replies I often hear when asking if employers have an off-the-job safety program. But …  Read more …