Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2017’

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Extends Compliance Date for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports to December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – To allow affected employers additional time to become familiar with a new electronic reporting system launched on August 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) to December 15, 2017. OSHA’s final …

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Frostbite: The Icy Truth

By Kim Fulford, CHST Safety Management Group Most of the hazards associated with working in winter weather conditions are fairly obvious. We know that we can slip and fall on ice, and that snow and ice can fall off of roofs and overhanging structures. We bundle up and bring portable space heaters to work areas to prevent against hypothermia. When …

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Pick Up Some Heavyweight Advice for Safer Lifting

When we think about workplace injuries, we tend to think about what happens with tools, equipment, or working in hazardous locations such as on ladders or scaffolding. But more than a third of workplace injuries are the result of something simpler that most of us do several times a day: using our body to lift objects. According to the Bureau …

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Customer Service Triumphs — October, 2017

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of October. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients: Latoya Johnson was recognized for a CST on October 2nd. Safety Management Group recently participated in JobSpark, a local philanthropic event geared towards helping young students …

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