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Business Continuity: Is Your Company Prepared?

- September 6, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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When business is disrupted, it usually costs the company money. Lost revenues in addition to extra expenses can quickly result in thousands of dollars in reduced profits. Insurance does not cover all costs and cannot replace everything that can be …  Read more …

Resolution #4: Learn Your Employees Names

- August 1, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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“A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” – Dale Carnegie People enjoy hearing their name. Remembering names is important on many levels. It makes people feel good to hear their …  Read more …

Resolution #3: Empowering Your Supervisors

- July 18, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Imagine you are a restaurant manager. Ideally, your job is to make sure things run smoothly. To do this, you make sure everyone is trained, that the facility is maintained properly and unexpected situations are handled correctly. You will step …  Read more …

Resolution #2: Discipline Safety Violators Even for Near Misses

- June 30, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Your grinding operator is caught not wearing his safety gear during a routine audit.  You have to stop your audit and ask him to put on his safety equipment.  Do you also note this in his discipline file? Most people …  Read more …

Electrical Safety – OSHA and NFPA 70E

- May 23, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Most business owners understand how OSHA effects their workplace, but few understand the impact that other institutions can have though consensus standards. In this blog,  I’ll focus on one of those institutions, the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) and the …  Read more …

OSHA and National Consensus Standards

- May 16, 2017 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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What do ANSI, NFPA, ASME and ASTM all have in common? If you said the letter A, you are partially correct; however, if you stated that these were all national consensus standards recognized by OSHA, then you are even more …  Read more …