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Digging Deeper – an aMAZEing Time

- September 20, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Accident investigation is key to preventing future incidents. In my blogs, I discussed the red flags of an incomplete investigation and the importance of digging deeper during an investigation to find the real cause. Now, I’ll put those ideas into …  Read more …

Visitor Safety Policy

- September 19, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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You’ve done a great job training your staff on safety expectation, you’ve even read our blog about training temporary employees, but what about guests on your property? Visitors need to be informed of your safety expectations. Visitors includes anyone who …  Read more …

Safe + Sound Week is Here!

- August 13, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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OSHA’s Safe + Sound week is here! Safe + Sound runs August 13-19, 2018. This annual event is designed to increase safety awareness at all levels of an organization from senior management to the front line worker. Just like the …  Read more …

Money Spent is Money Saved

- June 7, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Company safety managers, human resources managers, and plant managers often have the responsibility of implementing safety programs and controls. Unfortunately, with many industries suddenly finding themselves back in a growth mode, it can be difficult to find financial backing for …  Read more …

The Hidden Hazard at the Repair Shop – Needle Sticks and Blood-borne Pathogens

- June 1, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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When working on customer vehicles in a mechanical repair shop or a body shop, technicians must be careful when reaching under or between seats or in other dark or blind areas. Occasionally, occupants of the vehicle may purposefully discard or …  Read more …

Proactive Workplace Initiatives

- December 13, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Companies have a choice of either initiating risk reduction through design or reacting to incidents/accidents after they happen. If they choose to react, then they attempt to redesign equipment and/or processes to prevent a future occurrence. But as in the …  Read more …