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Winter is Coming: Preventing Slips & Falls in Cold, Wet Conditions

- December 15, 2017 by Mike Pettit
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Many people are seriously injured each year as a result of slips and falls in cold, wet conditions. Now is the time to start thinking about preventative measures to keep your Team Members safe this winter season. For this post, …  Read more …

Preparing for the Unexpected: Travel Baggage Tips

- December 13, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP
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Employees who travel frequently probably have the details about their travel down to a science. But when employees who travel on the spur of the moment or just travel for a rare seminar, they may not have such an easy …  Read more …

Proactive Workplace Initiatives

- December 13, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP
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Companies have a choice of either initiating risk reduction through design or reacting to incidents/accidents after they happen. If they choose to react, then they attempt to redesign equipment and/or processes to prevent a future occurrence. But as in the …  Read more …

OSHA Electronic Reporting Requirement

- December 11, 2017 by Rick Fineman
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In 2016, OSHA issued a final rule regarding the tracking and reporting of workplace injuries. Electronic submission — rather than paper submission — of injury and illness data, also known as the Log 300, will be required. Covered employers with 250 …  Read more …

The $23,000.00 Sandwich

- December 8, 2017 by Renauld Wilson
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How much would you be willing to pay for a sandwich? As preposterous as it may sound, some people are willing to spend $214.00 for the “Quintessential Grilled Cheese” sandwich.  Several years ago, it was given the distinction of being …  Read more …

Fall Protection – Scissor Lifts and Aerial Lifts

- December 6, 2017 by Erin Silva
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When a ladder no longer makes sense to use, we turn to a scissor or boom lift. Ladders are convenient for quickly getting up and down, but should not be used to perform work at any significant height. The likelihood …  Read more …