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Summer Storms – Wet, Wild, and Dangerous

While icy and snowy conditions are considered the most difficult of driving conditions, summer driving has its own unique hazards that can be just as dangerous. Regardless of whether your driving consists of a daily commute to the office, local deliveries to customers, or extended…

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Hiring a Safety Consultant to Handle your…

If you are looking for help with ISNetworld® compliance, a quick google search will yield the names of numerous companies offering downloadable safety programs and monitoring services to assist you. But how do you know if these companies are qualified to help you with both…

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Stand-Down for Safety

From May 4 - 15, OSHA is promoting its second annual National Fall Prevention Stand-Down program. This program is to increase awareness of the fall hazards associated with construction work. Falls from heights continue to be one of the top causes of workplace fatalities. In…

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Heat Stress Changes

Earlier this year California rolled out a major update to the country’s flagship heat stress program; effective May 1, 2015, this FAQ can help explain how it will be enforced. The rationale behind the update is this: mild heat illness can quickly become severe, leading to…

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6 Common Questions about ISNetworld®

Bringing any third party auditor account to a 100% score can be a daunting and time consuming task.  Understanding the 6 Common Questions about ISNetworld® is our way of giving you a piece of free advice and hopefully aid you in effectively maintaining your account. However,…

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GHS Is Closer Than You Think

As you most likely recall, on December 1 of 2013, companies in the U.S. were required to provide employees with training on how to read and understand the Globally Harmonized Standards (GHS) labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS). Since then you may or may not…

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BE PREPARED FOR TORNADOS

It’s tornado season, and even though this year’s season is off to a relatively quiet start, it’s important to be prepared for tornados in your area. Tornadoes can be unpredictable and develop quickly, and being prepared can help businesses keep their employees safe. We have…

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Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Protecting employees from electrical hazards is an absolute must, and ensuring electrical safety in the workplace is critical for accomplishing that. Whether they are out in the field, on the factory floor or in the office, employees need to be aware of potential electrical hazards…

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SPRING TRAINING

Now that spring is here and the weather is warming, it’s time to get training into full swing. No, we’re not talking about baseball; we’re talking about safety training. If your business has been in winter hibernation, now is the time to get your employees…

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SLIPS, TRIPS, AND FALLS

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were over 200,000 cases involving falls, slips, trips in 2012, and that’s not counting the ones that went unreported. Many safety professional believe that these accidents are among the most under reported incidents. If you add…

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