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Car Dealerships Safety: Reducing the Frequency and Likelihood of Slips, Trips and Falls

- October 11, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Slips, trips and falls are a leading cause of workplace injuries at car dealership and auto service centers. Eliminating slip, trip and fall exposure is nearly impossible, but reducing the frequency and likelihood of a fall is. In this blog, …  Read more …

Winter is Here – Preventing Slips & Falls in Cold, Wet Conditions

- December 22, 2016 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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In addition to cold stress, such as hypothermia, many people are seriously injured each year as a result of slips and falls in cold, wet conditions – now is the time to start thinking about preventative measures to keep your …  Read more …

A Fall Protection Scenario

- December 12, 2016 by Steve Medellin (View all posts by Steve)
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I am walking a jobsite to conduct a Risk Assessment for a contractor when I come up to a excavation of 10-feet that is in plain sight and not protected from falling in to it.  First question, that enters my …  Read more …

Field and Equipment Fires During Harvest

- November 3, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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During harvest, Farmers hope for dry weather conditions to help insure a quick and timely harvest. But with dry conditions the chance of fire also greatly increases. Stalks, leaves and grain dust can build up and with a heat source …  Read more …

Working At Elevation: Securing Extension Ladders to Structures

- July 29, 2016 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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Falls from elevations are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries, especially in the construction industry. One reason for these injuries is because workers do not properly secure their ladder, causing the ladder to move, shift, and even slide …  Read more …

Man Lift Safety: The Hazards Lurking Overhead and Underneath

- July 22, 2016 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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I often encourage the use of man lifts over ladders, for the simple reason that they offer a safer work platform. However, they also present unique risks that workers don’t come across with ladders, which could put your employees at …  Read more …