Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2014’

Guardian Fall Protection Recalls Self Retracting Lifelines

Kent, Wash. – Guardian Fall Protection recently discovered a potential performance problem with 20’ & 30’ Edge Series Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL) in complying with ANSI Z359.14-2012 requirements for -40 Degree Fahrenheit cold conditioning tests. There have been no reported injuries due to this issue. Guardian has found some non-conforming performance results in freezing temperatures that have now been addressed and remedied. …

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Indiana and Central Indiana Chapter of the ASSE Announce New Workplace Alliance

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 20, 2014) – The Indiana Department of Labor (IDOL) and the Central Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (CIC-ASSE) announced today an occupational safety and health alliance. This relationship will provide CIC-ASSE members and other Indiana stakeholders education , guidance, and training resources to promote workplace safety and health.“In an effort to ensure the safety and health of …

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Safety Management Group Associates Recognized for Community Service in 2013

Indianapolis — On February 21st the Safety Management Group Philanthropy Team hosted a luncheon in Indianapolis to recognize those who participated in or contributed to charitable and philanthropic events in 2013. During the luncheon Judy Shields and Sarah Knight presented Safety Management Group’s Ryan Graft with the inaugural “J. Kent Burget Commitment to Community Philanthropic Award.” Ryan has coordinated the successful …

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Rayovac Flashlights Recalled by Spectrum Brands Due to Burn Hazard

Washington, DC – January 24, 2014 — A group of Rayovac flashlights have been recalled by Spectrum Brands due to a burn hazard that could be encountered by the flashlight users. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of product: Rayovac flashlights Hazard: The flashlight …

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Ten Steps to Safer Operation of Cranes

By Dave Remter, Account Manager, and Mark Steinhofer, Ph. D., CHST, Account Manager Safety Management Group  It happened again in September. A 25-year-old man working for a wireless tower installation company climbed behind the controls of a small crane in Indianapolis. His task was to move a 5,000-pound generator. Co-workers reported that the man felt the crane had the capacity …

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