Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2018’

Veterans Encouraged to Explore Post-military Careers in Workplace Safety

PARK RIDGE, Illinois — Leadership. Loyalty. Teamwork. Strong communications. Tech savvy. These are some of the qualities and characteristics of military veterans. They are also the traits of an occupational safety and health professional, which is why the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) believes that military members separating from the U.S. Armed Forces should consider workplace safety as a …

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Healthy Approaches to Dust and Particle Control

LaToya Johnson, MPH Safety Technician, Healthcare Services Group Dust and other minute particles are the inevitable result of any kind of construction activity. On most projects, dust and those other particles are more of an irritant than anything else, and workers will use proper personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep the dust from getting into their eyes and lungs. When …

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The Value of Creating a Just Culture for Safety

By Mark J. Steinhofer, CUSP, CHST, CSP Manager of HSE Services, Safety Management Group Most people think of a safety program as a series of plans, programs, and actions that are designed to protect workers. That may be a valid definition, but true workplace is safety is actually more than that. It’s a philosophy that’s greater than the sum of …

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Customer Service Triumphs — December, 2017

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of December. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients:   Josh Swisher was recognized for a CST on 12/5/17 Josh recently conducted a Confined Space Training class for a local tank manufacturing company and the …

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