Not My Normally Asked Question

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Most of the questions that I am asked, either at work or from someone from the outside work community, pertain to something safety related, or to the environment, or to shipping DOT hazardous materials or to some kind of training … Read More

Handling Heat Stress

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Handling Heat Stress Linda Gail Johnson, RN, BSN, MPH, COHN-S As we move into June, days heat up and the risk for heat stress among workers begins to rise. Occupational exposure to heat can result in injuries, disease, reduced productivity, … Read More

Safe, Practical, and Applicable

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In a recently employee newsletter article, I referenced some average costs for several different types of injuries based on information I found while doing a few quick Google searches. One showed the average total cost (direct and indirect) of a … Read More

Slips, Trips, and Falls

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There have been recent changes to the General Industry “Walking-Working Surfaces” (W-W S) regulations.  What some refer to as Subpart D of the law is also more commonly referred to as Slips, Trips and Falls.  The main reason for change … Read More

Consistency is Key

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One of the most common questions from many with safety and human resource responsibility over the last few months has been related to the updated rules OSHA released on 12/1/16 prohibiting employers from doing several things that could be seen … Read More