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Hiring in a Tight Market

- June 11, 2019 by Tom Keel
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There are a couple of truisms that I’ve found about economic recessions and boom times, particularly in California’s Greater Bay Area aka “Silicon Valley.” First, there’s a silver lining during recessions (less traffic and shorter commute times). Second, boom times …  Read more …

Hazard Recognition – Where Do You Begin?

- June 6, 2019 by Robert Harrington
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John is the owner of a manufacturing company. He wants to bid for bigger jobs but injuries are preventing him from being able to make the transition due to rising costs. John genuinely cares about his employees well-being and makes …  Read more …

Asleep at the Wheel

- June 3, 2019 by Thomas Jolliff, ARM, ALCM
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The sound of gravel and debris banging against my car was the first indication that I had fallen asleep while driving. I have no idea how far I traveled, and I don’t recall when I closed my eyes, but I …  Read more …

Safety Training – Engage Your Students

- May 30, 2019 by Terio Duran
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I vividly remember Mr. Evans to this day. He was my sixth grade US History teacher.  He had a gray handle bar mustache with gray bushy side burns that extended down each side of his face. He was bald, except …  Read more …

Top Management Safety Involvement

- May 24, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM
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With top management support, a company is much more likely to obtain a best practice safety management program and maintain a proactive safety culture.  However, top management support means more than just writing a safety policy.  Top management must be …  Read more …

Can you Dig it? Tips for Digging Safely

- May 14, 2019 by Guest Bloggers
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Do you really know that you are clear below or do you just dig until you “hit” something?  Even a small project can be a big problem if you hit an underground utility line. According to the Common Ground Alliance, …  Read more …