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Hazard Recognition – Where Do You Begin?

- June 6, 2019 by Robert Harrington (View all posts by Robert)
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John is the owner of a manufacturing company. He wants to bid for bigger jobs but injuries are preventing him from being able to make the transition due to rising costs. John genuinely cares about his employees well-being and makes …  Read more …

Safety Resolutions

- December 17, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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As we close out 2018, we wanted to repost an article from last year – Top Ten Safety Resolutions. Each resolution has a link to a full article on the subject if you care to learn more. Have you successfully …  Read more …

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 Thomas Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Thomas)
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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 …