Customer Service Triumphs — May, 2017

June 7, 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:   Richard Davis was recognized for a CST on May 12th. Richard has been in West Virginia supporting an Electric-Mechanical HVAC company …

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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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What Every Owner and Contractor Should Know About NFPA70E

Keeping up with the wide variety of workplace safety regulations can seem like a full-time job, and it’s not unusual for building owners and contractors to view many of those rules and guidelines as little more than nuisances that get in the way of progress and profits. Often, that kind of attitude results from a misunderstanding of the regulations or …

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Better Ways to Trim Trees and Brush

Worksites are rarely perfect places to perform tasks, and trees or abundant areas of brush are often the reason. The best location for your truck may be blocked by a large tree limb. Maybe the ideal path for bringing in supplies is blocked by several feet of thick bushes. Whatever the reason, you don’t think twice about it. You just …

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OSHA to Delay Enforcing Crystalline Silica Standard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employers. The agency has determined that additional guidance is necessary due to the unique nature of the requirements in the …

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Customer Service Triumphs — March, 2017

April 6, 2017 – 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:   Sherri Brown was recognized for a CST on March 2nd Sherri recently started on a project in Oklahoma City and has already …

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Asthma and Allergies are Nothing to Sneeze At

When we think about allergies and asthma, most of us are quick to lump them in with the maladies that are part of childhood. They’re like mumps and chickenpox, one of those things that many of us endure in our younger years. They’re just irritants that couldn’t possibly have anything to do with workplace safety, right? That’s a dangerous misconception. …

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