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Safety Training – What Type of Learners are Your Employees?

- November 16, 2017 by Jason Rozar (View all posts by Jason)
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Did you see an ocean of blank stares in the audience the last time you conducted training on a new process, chemical or piece of equipment? Was your team fully engaged and active in the discussion? If you saw mostly stares, …  Read more …

Resolution #6: Allow Your Employees to Participate in and Lead Safety Training

- October 16, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Nothing makes for a more boring and ineffective safety meeting than having a supervisor read from a safety handout. At ICW Group, we provide a variety of safety talks to use during training, but using them effectively means using them …  Read more …

Diagnosis of an Incident – Electrical Control Panel Incident

- August 11, 2017 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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As a workplace safety expert, it’s important that you’re able to use a detective’s eye when evaluating the cause of an accident. Let’s take a look at a true case, and work backwards to determine how and why the incident occurred. …  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 …

Heat and Hydration: How You Can Prevent Heat Illness

- June 23, 2017 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Summer is here and as temperatures rise, we all start thinking about heat and hydration. But it’s really something we should keep in mind every day! The average field, construction or factory worker finds nothing rewarding about becoming dehydrated and …  Read more …

Top Eight Safety Tips for Portable Chainsaws

- June 1, 2017 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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If you’ve ever seen a horror movie that takes place in the Lone Star State, you know firsthand how much damage a chainsaw can inflict when handled dangerously. Keep these eight safety tips top of mind BEFORE you cut to …  Read more …