Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2011’

ICR’s Industry Wide Educational Event of the Year Set for September

Indianapolis – Safety Management Group is a proud co-sponsor of an important event being undertaken by the Indiana Construction Roundtable. The “Industry Wide Educational Event of the Year” will bring together owners from across the state of Indiana to share and learn from other owners, along with members of all segments of the construction industry, their unique experiences dealing with specific construction …

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The No-pressure Approach to Air Compressor Safety

By Safety Management Group One of today’s most versatile tools operates based on a very simple principle: squeezing a volume of air into a smaller space dramatically increases its pressure. Air compressors produce highly pressurized air that can be used to operate everything from paint guns to impact wrenches and much more. Pressurized air is remarkably powerful, and when used …

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US Chemical Safety Board Recreates Tragic Confined Space Incident

The five workers—Gary Foster, 48; Don DeJaynes, 43; Dupree Holt, 37; Anthony Aguirre, 19; and James St. Peters, 52—were applying sealant inside a large water-drainage pipe called a penstock when a fire broke out, trapping them 1,000 feet underground.

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Distracted Driving Involves Much More Than Texting

Brad Hunt, CHST Safety Advisor This spring, the Indiana General Assembly made the Hoosier State the 32nd nationwide to outlaw texting while driving for all drivers, expanding a previous law that banned the practice only for drivers under age 18. The new law, effective on July 1, carries a fine of up to $500 per violation. It’s safe to say that …

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