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OSHA Penalties are Increasing

- March 22, 2017 by Steve Medellin
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The good old days of having the OSHA penalty structure set for a long period of time is officially over.  For the past 16 years, there were no changes to the OSHA penalties.  However, that is now going to change …  Read more …

Springtime Construction Safety

- March 20, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP
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With winter slipping away and as we ease into spring, we typically see construction projects kick into high gear. Often, these projects were started during winter and delayed by weather conditions, so the change to warmer weather and increased daylight …  Read more …

OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule – Part 2

- March 16, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP
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In January, I blogged about OSHA’s new recordingkeeping rule. Today, I’d like to expand on that blog. OSHA’s new rule does come with concerns from both employers and employees. The agency has taken steps to address these concerns before implementing the new …  Read more …

Get Your Green On: St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips

- March 13, 2017 by Trisha Rule
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With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, many of us are looking forward to dressing up head to toe in all things green (and pinching those who are not). After all, it’s a holiday where everyone is Irish for …  Read more …

Day Light Savings Time – Last Minute Training Tips

- March 9, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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Daylight savings time begins this weekend for much of the country. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 clocks will jump ahead one hour. What does that mean as an employer? In this blog, I will discuss two important safety …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off Podcast – Laptop Ergonomics

- March 8, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada
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              In the modern business world, people are not always working in the comfort of an office. Oftentimes they are on the road, at a coffee shop, with a customer, or at a job …  Read more …