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Safe + Sound Week is Here!

- August 13, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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OSHA’s Safe + Sound week is here! Safe + Sound runs August 13-19, 2018. This annual event is designed to increase safety awareness at all levels of an organization from senior management to the front line worker. Just like the …  Read more …

Venomous Snakes – Preventing and Treating Injuries

- August 8, 2018 by Jim Garza
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When outside temperatures warm up, snakes come out of their burrows to start the mating process and to get warm. They are the most active in the early evening just before sundown but can be seen at any time during …  Read more …

Too HOT for you?

- August 2, 2018 by Guest Bloggers
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Your crew has been on the job since 7:00 am. At 11:00 am, it’s as hot as the blazes out there. One of your crew members complains of  being lightheaded. You’re pretty sure that it’s just because he didn’t eat …  Read more …

So You Go Home Safe – Family Matters

- July 24, 2018 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM
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My desire to help workers go home safe is what ultimately steered me into the risk management profession; but, the first chapter of my story begins with my grandpa, Samuel Jolliff, an autoworker from Lansing, MI. My grandpa was quick …  Read more …

Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part IV: Floor Matting

- July 19, 2018 by Brian Piñon
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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 …

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure for Plumbers

- July 16, 2018 by Tom Keel
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WHAT ARE  BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS? Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms in blood, bodily fluids and feces that can cause serious diseases in humans. The most common bloodborne pathogens to which plumbers are exposed to are hepatitis B, hepatitis C and the Human …  Read more …