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March 2014

Components of an Effective Return to Work Program

- March 31, 2014 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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In my last blog I spoke about the benefits of a Return to Work Program. So now that you know how a RTW Program benefits both the injured worker and the employer, let’s look at some of the components that make …  Read more …

Why Is Your Safety Program Failing?

- March 24, 2014 by Keith Schmedes (View all posts by Keith)
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As with most things in life, the failure of a safety program can be analyzed and steps can be taken to correct problems to ensure that it does its job.  A common issue seen by safety professionals is the use …  Read more …

Improve safety with an app

- March 21, 2014 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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The technology revolution has provided increased safety efficiencies through the use of tablet and smart phone applications.  Utilizing applications to identify and correct workplace hazards leads to safer workplaces by improving internal communication. With the use of an internet ready …  Read more …

Poll Question: Globally Harmonized System

- March 19, 2014 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Q-Under the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling Chemicals, which signal word indicates a greater hazard? (Danger, Warning) A-Danger February’s poll question must have been too easy for our readers!  Thank you again for participating. Instead of reinventing the …  Read more …

OSHA 300 Log FAQ’s

- March 17, 2014 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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It’s that time! OSHA 300 Logs need to be prepared and the Form 300A, the Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, needs to be posted in the workplace starting February 1st through April 30th. The OSHA 300 Log is a …  Read more …

Springtime = Carefree Attitudes & Careless Behavior

- March 8, 2014 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Springtime means flowers, birds, sunshine, and warmth.   But it can also mean injuries when spring fever and carefree attitudes lead to careless behaviors. For most of the country this has been one of the worst winters on record.  It has …  Read more …