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The Benefits of Stretching

- July 21, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP
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Have you ever noticed that just before babies go to sleep, they often stretch? They do a full body—hands reaching as far as they can, toes pointed—all out stretch. Or perhaps you noticed that when animals get up they often stretch? Where did …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off – Success Stories from the Field

- July 19, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada
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In this edition of Safety Sound Off, Gio and Andy share success stories from the field.  Andy takes a moment to explain what characteristics a safety manager should have and discusses a new safety manager coming on-board at a workplace. …  Read more …

Resolution #3: Empowering Your Supervisors

- July 18, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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Imagine you are a restaurant manager. Ideally, your job is to make sure things run smoothly. To do this, you make sure everyone is trained, that the facility is maintained properly and unexpected situations are handled correctly. You will step …  Read more …

OSHA: Strategies for When They Inspect You

- July 7, 2017 by Steve Medellin
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No matter how many OSHA workplace safety inspections you’ve encountered, the thought of an inspector knocking may make you anxious. Often, OSHA inspectors will arrive without providing advanced notice – only adding to the uncertainty and anxiety. However, by knowing …  Read more …

Combating Workplace Fatigue

- July 5, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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As a general rule, summer can be a very busy time of year. Not only do some industries ramp up production in the summer, but many people are staying out late enjoying the sunshine after work, partaking in the warm weather …  Read more …

Resolution #2: Discipline Safety Violators Even for Near Misses

- June 30, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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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 …