Tuesday, 15 October 2019 / Published in Safety Services
It’s 4:00 PM on a Friday afternoon and you’re ready to let your team go home for a long 3 day weekend. A call comes in from the field that one of your employees just fell 25 feet. Your first thought is to call 911 – that’s correct! Make the call! Your second thought should
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Tuesday, 10 September 2019 / Published in Safety Services, Safety Tips
Every organization deals with risks. How your organization manages those risks, directly effect your company and employees and should be treated appropriately. The key to managing these risks is having a plan, carrying out that plan, checking that plan and making the necessary adjustments. This “Risk Management” thing is not a new concept. We have
Monday, 05 August 2019 / Published in Safety Services, Safety Tips
We’re just over half way through 2019 and we can’t think of a better time for some reflection, evaluation and strategic planning. As each department within your organization prepares for the last half push for yearly goals, it’s critical for systems to be put in place to ensure success. The health and safety of employees
Thursday, 11 July 2019 / Published in Safety Tips
Heat-related fatality cases show that workplaces with temperatures above 70 degrees Fahrenheit may have a heat hazard present when work activities are at or above a moderate workload. Assessing worker exposure in conditions that may present a heat hazard is critical for knowing when to implement a heat-related illness prevention program. Although heat hazards are common in
Sunday, 14 April 2019 / Published in Safety Services, Safety Tips
Do you realize the effects a good safety record can have on your business? How can others tell if you have a good safety record? The answers to these questions can be found in your company’s EMR, a safety metric that is stashed away in the company’s profile which has a large impact on your
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 / Published in Safety Services
  The principles behind HOP are grounded in the same philosophy that helped improve the design of our cars. In the 1950’s our cars did very little to protect us from our own errors; there were no seatbelts and no airbags; a head on collision sent the steering column through the driver’s chest and the engine into his
Saturday, 06 October 2018 / Published in OSHA and ANSI
  Chances are, at one point or another, your company will experience a major incident, unexpected challenge or disaster. All too often companies do not focus on emergency preparedness until after the emergency has occurred. Whether it’s natural disasters or inclement weather, a medical emergency, major accident, a fire or even an active shooter, the
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 / Published in OSHA and ANSI
What’s the Real Impact of an OSHA Citation? OSHA inspections at a job site or facility can arise from recent severe injuries, employee complaints, referrals from another government agency, planned targeted industries, or even follow up inspections from a previous visit. These inspections can put a lot on the line for employers, especially if they
Friday, 17 August 2018 / Published in Events, OSHA and ANSI, Safety Services, Safety Tips
  Please join us at our next OSHA 30 Hour Course (OSHA 10 Certification is available) Please contact our office for details. Phone: 972-347-3377 ext. 2   Stay informed about industry trends, regulations and best practices.   Dates: Thursday, September 20 & Friday, September 21 Thursday, September 27 & Friday, September 28   Time: 8:00 am
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 / Published in Safety Services, Safety Tips
When accidents, injuries and near misses occur it can be stressful, frustrating, scary, it can put everybody on edge, and often, the conducting of an incident investigation is the last thing on everyone’s mind. Many employers do not have established accident investigation policies or procedures and often those who do have policies and procedures in