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Resolution #1: View Safety as Equal to Production, Not as a Government Compliance Item

- March 1, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In January, I wrote a blog about 2017 safety resolutions. Today, I’d like to expand on resolution #1, view safety as equal to production, not as a government compliance item. Production is what makes your company money, whether you make …  Read more …

Preventing Accidents in Non-Routine Tasks

- January 31, 2017 by Glen O'Rourke, ALCM (View all posts by Glen)
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Nearly all organizations must occasionally have non-routine tasks performed. In this case, a “non-routine task” is a task that is performed no more than once per year. These tasks can include specialized maintenance of equipment or storage vessels (tanks, silos, …  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 …

OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule Part 1

- January 19, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Did you know the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule that calls for some employers to electronically submit their injury and illness data?  The rule was created in efforts to   improve the safety of US workers …  Read more …

Cell Phone Safety

- January 17, 2017 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Have you or someone you know been a victim of crime while using your cell phone?  Have you caused a traffic accident or been involved in a traffic accident because someone was using a cell phone?  How many times has …  Read more …

Top 10 Safety Resolutions for 2017

- January 3, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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It’s a New Year, which means it’s time for some New Year’s resolutions.  Check out my suggestions below to help make 2017 a safe year: 1. View safety as equal to production, not as a government compliance item. There is …  Read more …