Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2017’

Take a Time Out for Safety

By Ron Hanson, CHST Vice President, Safety Management Group It’s fourth down and two with less than a minute to go in a closely fought championship game. Twenty seconds in the huddle just isn’t going to be enough time to analyze the options, consider the defense, and play “what if,” so the quarterback wisely makes the familiar “T” gesture, and …

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How Incident Rates are Calculated

Gary Gokey, CSP, ARM Safety Advisor, Safety Management Group Every company regularly makes payments for different types of insurance, but how those rates are set is a mystery to many of even the savviest managers. Many receive a statement, notice an increase, and just assume that some actuary has used an incomprehensible formula to create a number with no basis …

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ASSE Crafts OSHA Reform Blueprint to Improve Workplace Safety and Health

PARK RIDGE, Illinois — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world’s oldest professional safety organization, has crafted an “OSHA Reform Blueprint” that details its priorities and vision for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in a time of political change. The eight-page proposal calls for reforms to emphasize the management of risk, sharpen the agency’s focus on productive …

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Customer Service Triumphs — April, 2017

May 1, 2017 – Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of April. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients: Dave Schuster was recognized for a CST on April 3rd. Dave was recognized for his quick and helpful response to a last-minute …

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