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What Drives Behavior?

- March 22, 2018 by Trisha Rule
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We’ve all witnessed unsafe behaviors at work. But do you ever wonder what drives these behaviors? Is it lack of training or awareness? Imagine the following scenario: You see one of your employees smoking a cigarette on a break. You …  Read more …

Lockout Tagout – Group Lockout

- March 21, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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Normally, we’d love our supervisors to take an active leadership role. However, when it comes to lockout- tagout, it is not advisable to let them take complete control. A few months ago, I was touring a manufacturing facility and decided …  Read more …

Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part II: Three Floor Cleaning Mistakes That are Working Against You

- March 19, 2018 by Brian Piñon
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In my last blog, Floor Cleaning & Same Level Fall Risk, I highlight the impact floor cleaning procedures can have on the amount of friction your floor provides. Now that we know cleaning methods (and not just frequency) are worth …  Read more …

Are You Seeing Green? You Must Be Working Safely (or Irish)

- March 16, 2018 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM
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With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, the color green stirs up images of Ireland, a landscape painted with lush green foliage, and on March 17 each year, for green beer. It is even their national color, for Leprechaun …  Read more …

Bomb Threats – Proper Response

- March 14, 2018 by Robert Harrington
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Bomb threats or suspicious items should always be taken seriously. How quickly and effectively you respond could save lives. Every bomb threat is unique and you should collect as much information as possible so law enforcement can best determine the …  Read more …

Safe Handling Practice – Chlorine Cylinder Change Out

- March 9, 2018 by Mark Yeck
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The changing out of gas cylinders in some industries is a somewhat routine event. Spent cylinders are shut off, disconnected and removed from manifolds. New cylinders are reinstalled, checked for leaks and turned on. This work is often done by …  Read more …