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Deer in the Fall

- October 31, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP
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As we enter the fall season we get to enjoy the experience of empty farm fields, changes of the colors of leaves on trees. The weather cools off, leaves begin to change, crops are coming out, and animals are more …  Read more …

Halloween Safety Tips – On and Off the Job

- October 27, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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Common sense should mean that on Halloween, employees driving in residential areas will pay closer attention to their driving. But common sense doesn’t always prevail. Safety training should be conducted on Halloween as a reminder to all employees. Remind drivers …  Read more …

Hearing: Loss and Protection – Part I

- October 26, 2017 by Mike Pettit
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Have you ever had to lean closer to someone and/or raise your voice to communicate due to high noise levels? If so, there’s a risk of hearing loss if you are exposed to the noise levels for extended periods of …  Read more …

Resolution #7: Investigate for Root Cause and Make Changes to Stop Reoccurrences

- October 23, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM
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When an accident occurs, the top priority is to make sure the injured employee is taken care of and out of danger. But after that is done, a thorough accident investigation must be conducted to figure out what went wrong …  Read more …

Is This Thing On? How to Use a Multimeter

- October 23, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP
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Disclaimer: I’m not an electrician, I hate working with electric. I’m the type of person that will turn the main breaker to my house off if I have to rewire an outlet or replace a light fixture. The spark of …  Read more …

Reducing Material Handling Claims in the Workplace

- October 18, 2017 by Paula Tetrault
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Do you know what the leading cause of workers compensation claims is each year and one of the most costly? Injuries related to manual material handling and strains and sprains. In fact, manual material handling injuries account for nearly one-third …  Read more …