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Cindy- Thanks for the great article you provided on drowning victims. I never knew these were the signs of a drowning person, and I appreciate you providing these details. I hope many people read your blog and understand what to look for when around pools, ponds, the beach and other water activities.
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Excellent post! This should be the mantra for employees in all industries! Great way to get focused for 2013!
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Just think about all of the dump trucks you see coming and going during road construction. We know we should slow down in construction zones, and in some cases move over. Usually there are even signs warning us to slow... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at Risk Factors
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The wind and winter weather continue to bear down on the northeast. A nor'easter is coming through, and those in areas of devastation continue to need help. Last week, when Sandy hit the coast, we provided information regarding assistance through... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2012 at Risk Factors
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If you keep up with the news, you know there are some crazy things going on in this world from a health and medical care standpoint. With the focus of our blog is to share insights and tips to help... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at Risk Factors
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Since 1996, NETS (Network of Employers for Traffic Safety) has put together a campaign for safe driving. In 2010, this campaign was recognized and endorsed by Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation. NETS offers a downloadable toolkit for use in discussing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at Risk Factors
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According to OSHA, forklift overturns are the leading cause of fatalities involving forklifts and they represent about 25% of all forklift-related deaths. While pedestrian safety is a key concern, the health of the forklift operator is also at risk. Forklift... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2012 at Risk Factors
Great article! Thank you for laying out the basic steps to get started! Many companies do not know where to begin, or the next step they should take for continuous improvement.
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This is the seventh, and final, post in a series of blog posts on Leadership - leadership ideas, techniques, skills and methods as conservation-starters for you and your supervisory personnel. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Great leaders don’t change people. They create environments where... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2012 at Risk Factors
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This is the sixth post in a series of seven blogs posts on Leadership - leadership ideas, techniques, skills and methods as conservation-starters for you and your supervisory personnel. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Those who make the worst of their time most complain... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2012 at Risk Factors
RoadCheck 2012 is a the three-day, commercial vehicle safety enforcement and education campaign organized annually by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), and will be held Jun 5-7. FleetOwner.com reports last year’s RoadCheck campaign included approximately 16 trucks or buses... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2012 at Risk Factors
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This is the fifth post in a series of seven blogs posts on Leadership - leadership ideas, techniques, skills and methods as conservation-starters for you and your supervisory personnel. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Silence is a source of great strength. - Lao Tzu... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2012 at Risk Factors
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This is the fourth in a series of seven blog posts on Leadership - leadership ideas, techniques, skills and methods as conversation-starters for you and your supervisory personnel. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Communication — the human connection — is the key to personal... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2012 at Risk Factors
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This is the second post in a series of seven blogs posts on Leadership - leadership ideas, techniques, skills and methods as conservation-starters for you and your supervisory personnel. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership isn’t about making decisions on your own. It’s about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2012 at Risk Factors
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The 2012 edition of the Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplaces, otherwise known as NFPA 70E, will soon be available as the updates were approved at the end of August. NFPA 70E was published by the National Fire Protection... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2011 at Risk Factors
Whether we’re the driver, a passenger, a pedestrian or cyclist, there are things we can do in each role to help prevent distracted driving-related incidents. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2011 at Risk Factors
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After witnessing extensive house damage during severe storms in the earlier months of this year, I am fascinated at how residential roofing contractors perform the work they do. Newer houses, at least where I live, have very steep slopes –... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2011 at Risk Factors
Skimming is one of the fastest growing issues to plague the credit industry, with skimming related losses estimated in the billions. Recent reports suggest increased skimming activity attributed to the advanced development of efficient techniques for locally installing skimming devices... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 18, 2011 at Risk Factors
While researching this topic, I looked at only one YouTube video and knew that my heart (and nerves) couldn’t handle watching the many lawnmower accidents caught on videotape. So, I have decided simply to provide you with some facts and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at Risk Factors
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I dreamed last night that I was in a tornado. I grabbed the cat (I don’t have a cat) because I knew the dog would come willingly. My family and friends (I didn’t recognize any of those people) crouched down... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at Risk Factors
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This is the final post of a 3-part series on bed bugs. The first feature focused on identification of bedbugs; the second feature focuses on treatment of bed bugs. This feature will focus on prevention. We have reviewed how to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2011 at Risk Factors
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This is the second blog of a 3-part series on bed bugs. The first feature focused on identification of bedbugs; this feature focuses on treatment of bed bugs. The final blog will focus on prevention. Source: Wikipedia According to Wikipedia,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2011 at Risk Factors
I recently viewed an amazing video regarding what truly motivates employees to work....and it's not what you think! I encourage you to watch this video (it is truly worth your 10 minutes!). I bet you and your management team will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2010 at Risk Factors
As risk managers, and a representative of the company, it is in the best interest of the management group to follow the “General Duty Clause” of the OSHA Act of 1970, which states “Each employer shall furnish . . .... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2009 at Risk Factors