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Big company or small, you must train your employees

- November 28, 2019 by Thomas Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Thomas)
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A common management oversight we see when reviewing safety programs is a lack of formal employee training, along with formal documentation of the training. Formal meaning everything is in writing – programs, documentation and policies and procedures. Recent case in …  Read more …

Safety Training – Engage Your Students

- May 30, 2019 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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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 …

Purpose of a Safety Meeting

- March 1, 2019 by John Virsack, ARM (View all posts by John)
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Do you sometimes find it difficult to hold your safety meetings on a consistent basis? Do you get push back or questions on you need to have safety meetings if you are not having accidents? Safety meetings are a great …  Read more …

Preventing Injuries from Falling is as Easy as 1-2-3

- May 7, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Falling from heights continues to be the number one killer of construction workers, with 370 deaths in 2016 (BLS data).  Each one of these fatal injuries were preventable if three simple steps were followed: 1. Plan for the job 2. …  Read more …

Safety at Home: Whole at Work, Whole at Home

- December 20, 2017 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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“If they are not at work, it’s not my problem.” “Off the job safety? That doesn’t make me money.” These are just a few of the replies I often hear when asking if employers have an off-the-job safety program. But …  Read more …

Safety Training – What Type of Learners are Your Employees?

- November 16, 2017 by Jason Rozar (View all posts by Jason)
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Did you see an ocean of blank stares in the audience the last time you conducted training on a new process, chemical or piece of equipment? Was your team fully engaged and active in the discussion? If you saw mostly stares, …  Read more …