Customer Service Triumphs – August, 2016

September 2, 2016 – Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the previous month. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients: Cheryl Miles, LaToya Johnson and Sarah Knight were recognized for a CST on August 31st. Chris Mitchell received positive feedback from a client …

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Safety Management Group Ranked Nationally For Growth

Safety Management Group, a nationally recognized leader in safety consulting, safety training and safety staffing has been recognized for the 5th time in the annual list of 5000 fastest growing companies in America by Inc.com. The annual list spotlights the country’s fastest growing companies which include 72 businesses based in Indiana according to Inside Indiana Business. The Inc. 5000 list …

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Bullies on Your Jobsites

Mention the idea of bullying, and most people immediately envision a kid on an elementary-school playground pushing smaller children around. While most people outgrow childhood habits, many bullies never stop trying to intimidate others, and their behavior frequently extends to the workplace. Nearly everyone has worked with someone who was an adult version of that playground bully. Whether you were …

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Do You Understand Your EMR?

By Gary Gokey, CSP, ARM Loss Control, Safety Management Group Most people have a pretty good understanding of the basic concept of insurance. Everyone contributes a relatively small amount to a risk pool, so that a larger amount is available when they face a loss. On the other hand, how insurance companies determine the premiums they charge is quite complex …

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Safety Management Group Ranks Among the Top Safety Consulting Firms in US

August, 2016 — Business Insurance Magazine has named Safety Management Group of Indiana, Inc. as the largest independent safety consulting firm in the United States with 100% of its revenue earned from safety consulting. Safety Management Group of Indiana, Inc. also ranked the third largest group of safety professionals and the six largest safety consulting firms based on revenue from …

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Customer Service Triumphs – July, 2016

August 2, 2016 – Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the previous month. 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 July 1st   LaToya is being recognized for her actions while completing a safety …

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Written Safety Program Essentials

Mark Steinhofer, PhD, CHST Safety Advisor, Safety Management Group Most companies prepare safety programs because of requirements for local and federal compliance. But a good safety program can do far more than simply keep you on the right side of the law. By helping you ensure that you have the right systems and programs in place, a safety program can …

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ASSE Applauds OSHA’s Efforts to Explore How to Attract More Professionals to the OSH Field

PARK RIDGE, Illinois –(July 17, 2016) – The American Society of Safety Engineers applauds Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels for charging NACOSH with exploring how OSHA and NIOSH might encourage more professionals to enter the occupational safety and health field. Michaels’ comments mark the first time OSHA has directed the National Advisory Committee on …

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The Dangers from Above

When you look at OSHA’s most recent list of the top ten most frequently cited violations, three of the ten (and two of the top three) have something in common: they involve injuries related to overhead work. Specifically, the #1 violation involves fall protection, #3 relates to scaffolding, and #7 involves ladders. When we speak of overhead work, we’re actually …

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OSHA & MSHA Significantly Raise Penalties

Reprinted from ASSE 07/19/2016 By Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP, ASSE’s Federal Representative On July 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an interim final rule raising civil penalties by nearly 80% in some cases, for occupational and mine safety and health violations, and certain other types of employment law infractions. Although the Federal Register notice indicates that …

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