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Robert Harrington

Robert Harrington

Risk Management Consultant

Robert joined ICW Group in 2015 and provides risk management services in our southern California region. Robert assists clients across a spectrum of industries, including transportation, healthcare, warehousing and distribution, manufacturing, and construction industry. He has 10 years of safety background in industries including Biotech, Public University Hazmat and Safety, and general office setting, and his professional certifications include the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS).

Posts by Robert...

Hazard Recognition – Where Do You Begin?

June 6, 2019 by Robert Harrington Comments off

John is the owner of a manufacturing company. He wants to bid for bigger jobs but injuries are preventing him from being able to make the transition due to rising costs. John genuinely cares about his employees well-being and makes …  Read more …

What Would You Do? Creating an IIPP

January 17, 2019 by Robert Harrington No comments

Jeff, the owner of the company, stops by the office of Celia, the company’s HR representative. “Celia I know you have only been here for three months, but I was just contacted by a government agency and they would like …  Read more …

Hierarchy of Hazard Control: Part 2

October 22, 2018 by Robert Harrington No comments

In my last blog, I introduced the concept of a hierarchy of control. In this blog, Let’s look at each control method in more detail: Elimination (includes substitution) Remove the hazard from the workplace, by either the removal of the …  Read more …

Hierarchy of Hazard Control: Part 1

October 12, 2018 by Robert Harrington No comments

Hierarchy of hazard control is used to minimize or eliminate exposure to hazards. The controls are ranked by strength to help people make the best decision possible when trying to control hazards in the workplace. The controls include Elimination, Engineering, …  Read more …

Bomb Threats – Proper Response

March 14, 2018 by Robert Harrington No comments

Bomb threats or suspicious items should always be taken seriously. How quickly and effectively you respond could save lives. Every bomb threat is unique and you should collect as much information as possible so law enforcement can best determine the …  Read more …

3 Steps to Protect Yourself from an Active Shooter

September 27, 2017 by Robert Harrington No comments

A business continuity plan, emergency action plan and natural disaster preparedness, are often considered as part of the overall operational risk management plan of a company. Sadly, in today’s environment we should consider the implementation of active shooter program.  This …  Read more …