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Hard Hat Safety – It Looks New, But Is It Safe?

- December 28, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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When I’m on a job site, I often talk to the foreman about how he obtains replacement equipment in the event he finds damage during a daily inspection. I’m looking to make sure they have a plan in place to …  Read more …

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 …

Risk Retention or Risk Transfer – Considering your Options

- August 20, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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You’ve finally got the fund to start a major project, the excitement is uncontrollable. You’re going to finally be able to modify your facility to accommodate all your extra growth. But, with change comes choices. How do you manage the …  Read more …

80/20 Risk Management Rule

- September 29, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Have you ever thought about how much time you spend productively at work? At the end of the day do you feel like you were busy, but didn’t accomplish much? If so, the 80/20 rule could be very useful to …  Read more …

Machine Safeguarding Series – Part 2: Performing a Risk Assessment and Determining Controls

- August 23, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Welcome to the second blog in our four part series on machine safeguarding. In the first blog, we covered some of the basics of machine guarding. Here, we’ll focus on how to recognize hazards and performing a risk assessment Risk …  Read more …