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Machine Safeguarding Series – Part 1 The Basic

- August 15, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP
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This is the first in a four part series of machine safeguarding blogs. Each blog will address a different aspect of machine guarding as it applies to some of the most common machines. This blog will focus on the basics …  Read more …

Diagnosis of an Accident – Electronic Control Panel Incident

- August 11, 2017 by Bruce Logan
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As a workplace safety expert, it’s important that you’re able to use a detective’s eye when evaluating the cause of an accident. Let’s take a look at a true case, and work backwards to determine how and why the accident …  Read more …

SASVEEEK: The Four Elements of an OSHA Violation

- August 2, 2017 by Steve Medellin
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SASVEEK is not the sister of Sasquatch, but rather, an acronym for the tenets of a sound (and just) OSHA violation. Criteria must be met for Compliance Safety Health Officers (CSHOs) to have a solid case to support a citation. …  Read more …

Resolution #4: Learn Your Employees Names

- August 1, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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“A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” – Dale Carnegie People enjoy hearing their name. Remembering names is important on many levels. It makes people feel good to hear their …  Read more …

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 1 – Types and Locations in North America

- July 31, 2017 by Mike Pettit
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Welcome to the first edition of our Tick, Tick, Tick blog series. Outdoor workers face a slew of hazards on the job. Beyond severe weather and extreme temperatures, an additional concern may be present: ticks. According to NIOSH, ticks may …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off – Building a Safety Culture

- July 27, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada
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          In this edition of Safety Sound Off, Gio and Andy discuss how to build safety leadership and get buy in from your workforce when it comes to safety. Andy also addresses the age old issue of …  Read more …