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Thar She Blows! How to Drive Safely Under Windy Conditions

- March 3, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP
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Recently, I was driving back from a meeting and got to encounter the “thrill” of not only rain, fog and traffic, but high cross winds. I’m not going to dive into detail about what high winds are since there is …  Read more …

Resolution #1: View Safety as Equal to Production, Not as a Government Compliance Item

- March 1, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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In January, I wrote a blog about 2017 safety resolutions. Today, I’d like to expand on resolution #1, view safety as equal to production, not as a government compliance item. Production is what makes your company money, whether you make …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off Podcast – Contact Stress

- February 24, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada
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In this edition of Safety Sound off, Andy and Gio discuss another ergonomic concern – contact stress . If you’re looking for practical solutions and ways to minimize ergonomic injuries,  you’ve come to the right place. Click below to listen. For more …  Read more …

Don’t be Caught in a Pinch – Grip!

- February 21, 2017 by Paula Tetrault
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We take so many things for granted each day. However, the ability to grasp and handle objects is something we rarely ever consider. We hardly take the time to think about how we are gripping an object. Until one day, …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off Podcast – High-Hand Arm Vibration Using Electrical Tools

- February 17, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada
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In this edition of Safety Sound off, Andy and Gio discuss high-hand arm vibration using electrical tools. If you’re looking for practical solutions and ways to minimize ergonomic injuries, you’ve come to the right place. Click below to listen. For more ergonomic …  Read more …

Put Some Backbone into Your Safe Lifting Program: The Value of a Safety Lifting Policy

- February 9, 2017 by Terio Duran
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics report that back injuries account for more than 40% of all musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace. Back injuries are also some of the costliest types of claims accounting for significant increases in workers’ compensation premiums …  Read more …