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Mike Pettit

Mike Pettit

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Mike joined ICW Group in February 2016, and provides risk management services throughout North Florida and South Georgia. Mike assists clients across a spectrum of industries, including construction, agriculture, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, transportation, property management, and medical and health service providers. Mike is also a certified OSHA trainer for construction and general industry. Mike earned his bachelor's degree from The Florida State University. In 1996, he started his career in safety and health, and continues assisting business owners in providing safe work environments and promoting safety. He is also a member of ICW Group's Industrial Hygiene and Machinery & Industrial Technology teams.

Posts by Mike...

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

December 22, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

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 …

Traveling for the Holidays? Safe Travels are Best Travels

December 21, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

According to AAA, Christmas and New Year’s holiday season is the busiest time to travel with approximately 103,000,000 estimated to have traveled in 2016. AAA also indicated the Thanksgiving holiday season is the second busiest time to travel with approximately …  Read more …

Planning Family Get-Togethers for the Holidays? Read This!

December 1, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

Holiday Safety Holiday safety should be everyone’s priority, and not just while driving on the road to reach or return from our destinations – it should also include pre-holiday preparations and post-holiday activities. Estimates from the U. S. Consumer Product …  Read more …

Did You Hear That? Dual Hearing Protection – Part II

November 13, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

In Part 1 of this series, I addressed the use of single hearing protective devices (HPDs) and the effects HPDs have on noise attenuation (weakening of noise levels). In Part 2, I’ll address the use of dual HPDs, and their …  Read more …

Hearing: Loss and Protection – Part I

October 26, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

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 …

Hurricanes – Evaluation, Evacuation, and Recovery Plans

October 20, 2017 by Mike Pettit No comments

As recently witnessed with hurricanes Harvey and Irma, hurricanes involve catastrophic winds and rain, which cause considerable disruption and damage before, during, and after these storms. This blog will discuss what to do at each stage. Before the Storm One …  Read more …