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A Lean Safety Approach

- September 10, 2019 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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Last week I took my car in to get an oil change. As I waited and waited, I noticed something interesting. The first thing that caught my eye were two hoses left lying on the service bay floor.  A shop-vac …  Read more …

Focused Incentive Programs – Housekeeping

- June 17, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Incentive programs improve safety performance when focused on issues you’re trying to improve. In my earlier 2018 article, I wrote about basing incentive programs on measurables other than injuries. In this post, I’ll expand the topic by discussing successful programs …  Read more …

Safety Toe Boots in Warehouses

- April 2, 2019 by Jacki Mortenson (View all posts by Jacki)
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Do warehouse employees need to wear protective shoes? As a Risk Management Consultant, I get this question a lot. There is no single answer that fits every organization. But, there is a consistent approach to analyzing your workplace to determine …  Read more …

Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part IV: Floor Matting

- July 19, 2018 by Brian Piñon, CSP (View all posts by Brian)
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Floor matting has long been recognized as an effective strategy to capture contaminants from footwear and provide an improved coefficient of friction near liquid sources. This blog will review the various types of matting and provide guidance for maximizing their …  Read more …

Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part III: Slip-Resistant Footwear

- May 15, 2018 by Brian Piñon, CSP (View all posts by Brian)
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The use of slip-resistant footwear is a common response to slippery conditions in the workplace. Part III in our Same Level Fall Prevention Series will cover the general effectiveness of this type of footwear, and program elements that will enhance …  Read more …

Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part II: Three Floor Cleaning Mistakes That are Working Against You

- March 19, 2018 by Brian Piñon, CSP (View all posts by Brian)
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In my last blog, Floor Cleaning & Same Level Fall Risk, I highlight the impact floor cleaning procedures can have on the amount of friction your floor provides. Now that we know cleaning methods (and not just frequency) are worth …  Read more …