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IIPP Series Part II – Where the Rubber Meets the Road

- November 30, 2018 by Rhyanne Skinner, CSP (View all posts by Rhyanne)
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In my last blog, I discussed the financial impact of the IIPP. Here I’ll discuss from an emotional standpoint – where the rubber meets the road and how the IIPP can help keep you and your employees safe and productive. …  Read more …

IIPP Series Part I: It’s Not a Porta Potty Request!

- November 19, 2018 by Rhyanne Skinner, CSP (View all posts by Rhyanne)
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What is an “IIPP?’’ First and foremost, it does NOT involve the little blue room on your jobsite! It’s a written safety program required by the State of California, Title 8 Safety Orders and enforced by Cal/OSHA. IIPP stands for …  Read more …

We All Benefit From a Good Stretch

- November 16, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Have you ever noticed that just before babies go to sleep they often stretch?  They do a full body—hands reaching as far as they can, toes pointed—all out stretch.  Where did they learn that?  Or have you noticed that when …  Read more …

Safety Incentive Program – Safety Bucks, Prizes, and Games

- November 13, 2018 by Rhyanne Skinner, CSP (View all posts by Rhyanne)
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In my last blog, I discussed safety incentive programs. Today, we’ll dig a bit deeper and discuss a specific incentive program that I’ve seen bring success to companies. I like to utilize an points system. Whether it be “atta boy” …  Read more …

Safety Incentives – The Changing Face of a Successful Program

- November 1, 2018 by Rhyanne Skinner, CSP (View all posts by Rhyanne)
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ICW Group Risk Management professionals advise employers that safety incentive programs that are based on lost time and lack of accidents, or tied to production and performance are be avoided.  Those programs encouraged lack of reporting and attention to true injury …  Read more …

Hierarchy of Hazard Control: Part 2

- October 22, 2018 by Robert Harrington (View all posts by Robert)
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In my last blog, I introduced the concept of a hierarchy of control. In this blog, Let’s look at each control method in more detail: Elimination (includes substitution) Remove the hazard from the workplace, by either the removal of the …  Read more …