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Phasing Out Ladder Cages

- December 11, 2018 by Erin Silva, CSP
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Did you know that part of the new General Industry Working Walking Surface Standard applies to fixed cages for ladders that are 24′ or greater above a lower level? Ladder cages as an acceptable form of fall protection are being …  Read more …

Crane Rigging – A Near Miss Story

- December 3, 2018 by Erin Silva, CSP
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There are important reasons why the training requirements exist for both riggers and signal persons. In this blog, I’ll share an important story that took place in early 2013. I was doing my normal rounds on a project I was …  Read more …

IIPP Series Part II – Where the Rubber Meets the Road

- November 30, 2018 by Rhyanne Skinner, CSP
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In my last blog, I discussed the financial impact of the IIPP. Here I’ll discuss from an emotional standpoint – where the rubber meets the road and how the IIPP can help keep you and your employees safe and productive. …  Read more …

Holiday Planning to Reduce Stress

- November 26, 2018 by Jason Rozar
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With the holiday season here, some of us can already feel the weight of the season bringing us down. The pressure to meet everyone’s expectations can deflate that feeling of joy faster than you can find a parking space at …  Read more …

Catastrophic Loss – Is Your Company at Risk?

- November 21, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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The President and the Vice President of the United States do not travel in the same car or airplane. The United States government created this rule as a way to reduce the risk of suffering the loss of both leaders …  Read more …

IIPP Series Part I: It’s Not a Porta Potty Request!

- November 19, 2018 by Rhyanne Skinner, CSP
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What is an “IIPP?’’ First and foremost, it does NOT involve the little blue room on your jobsite! It’s a written safety program required by the State of California, Title 8 Safety Orders and enforced by Cal/OSHA. IIPP stands for …  Read more …