Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2018’

DOL Issues Memo on Enforcement of Silica Standard

WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a memorandum outlining the initial enforcement of the standard for respirable crystalline silica in general industry and maritime. Most provisions of the standard become enforceable on June 23, 2018. The standard establishes a new 8-hour time-weighted average permissible exposure limit, action …

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Cell Phones Lead Workers to Disconnect from Safety

The safety pro spent his day off enjoying the sunshine and mild weather, including a long stroll down one of his community’s wooded fitness trails. His choice of routes that day was driven by curiosity, because he knew a construction crew was using directional boring to install a water main along the trail, and he wanted to see how their …

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Preparing for Severe Weather

It’s been a steamy afternoon on the jobsite, and the heat and humidity have energy levels trending low and tempers running a bit higher than normal. The sky to the southwest has been darkening for several minutes, and there’s an eerie feeling in the air. Suddenly, everyone’s attention is capture by the loud wail of a nearby storm siren, and …

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Customer Service Triumphs – May, 2018

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of May. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients:   John Davis was recognized for a CST on 5/2/2018 John has been providing safety support on a project for a local construction firm and recently …

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