Unearthing the Facts About Pipeline Safety

We can’t usually see them, but our lives depend upon them. Nearly two and half million miles of them crisscross the nation underneath our feet. They transport most of the natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, and other petroleum products that we use every day. And while they’re the regarded as the safest means of transport, they can cause tremendous disasters …

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Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported

Washington, DC — Kidde has recalled a series of fire extinguishers with plastic handles due to a failure to discharge. Name of product Kidde: fire extinguishers with plastic handles Hazard: The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force …

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SMG’S Charity Golf Outing Set for June 29, 2018

Along with our friends at Riley Hospital for Children Facilities Team, we cordially invite you to participate in our 16th Annual Golf Outing in support of Riley Hospital for Children and The Hoosier Burn Camp! With your continued support in 2017 the event broke another record with total fundraising of $50,419.56, and donations made to the Hoosier Burn Camp ($10,000.00) …

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Customer Service Triumphs — February, 2018

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of February. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients:   Shervon Coleman was recognized for a CST on 2/2/18 Shervon provides support to one of our utility clients and has helped with countless requests over …

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Customer Service Triumphs — January, 2018

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of January. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients:   Gary Martin was recognized for a CST on 1/2/18 Gary’s contributions providing safety oversight at a large automotive plant left a lasting impression with the …

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Conveying Strategies for Safer Conveyor Operations

Trucks, trains, and other vehicles make it possible for humans to move large, heavy, or bulk items over great distances with far less effort. Conveyor systems are designed to serve the same purpose in smaller environments. Rather than force workers to make repeated manual moves of items — whether those items are bulky packages, heavy parts, or massive quantities of …

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When OSHA Visits: What to Expect

Politicians and captains of industry quietly live in fear that one day, they’ll open their office doors, and an investigative TV crew will be waiting to talk with them. Managers of construction sites, industrial companies, and contracting crews often share a similar terror. Only in their case, the unexpected visitor is an inspector from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration …

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OSHA and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals Form Alliance to Provide Safety and Health Information to Certification Holders

WASHINGTON, DC – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) recently formed an alliance to provide BCSP certification holders and other practitioners with information and guidance to protect workers’ safety and health. During the two-year agreement, BCSP will work with OSHA to engage safety and health professionals and their employers in Agency outreach …

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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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