Five Simple Steps for Compressed Gas Safety

By Safety Management Group It was only a small propane tank, similar to those used on construction sites and in industrial locations. The propane was supposed to be supplying a small heater, but much of it was actually escaping through a leaky valve. The gas ignited, and the resulting explosion killed 74 spectators attending a holiday ice skating show, and …

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

Indianapolis — Business Insurance Magazine (Web Site) has named Safety Management Group of Indiana, Inc. as the second 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 …

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OSHA Comments on 2014 Census of Occupational Injuries

WASHINGTON, Sept 17, 2015 – Preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries released today show the rate of fatal work injuries in 2014 was 3.3 per 100,000 full-time workers, the same as the final rate for 2013. While the preliminary total of 4,679 fatal work injuries was an increase of 2 percent over the …

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Customer Service Triumph II – September 16, 2015

Indianapolis – Doug Schumann is being recognized for a customer service triumph. Doug assumed a leadership role this year overseeing a team assigned to a client in Indianapolis. Randy recently received a great review from the manager of health and safety of Doug’s client providing feedback on his successes. Congratulations to Doug for persevering through a big transition and being …

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Customer Service Triumph – September 16, 2015

Indianapolis – Jessica Bowden and Tracy Kilburn are being recognized for a customer service triumph. Randy Gieseking is recognizing Jessica and Tracy for their efforts in the successes Safety Management Group is having with one of our major clients. This client performs quarterly audits on documentation for our associates assigned to this group at multiple locations. Each quarter Safety Management …

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Customer Service Triumph III – September 3, 2015

Fort Greely, Alaska – Shaun Denning, John Marquart, Robb Tinney, and Jake Weldon are being recognized for a customer service triumph. These associates are assigned to a contractor completing a defense contract at Fort Greely, Alaska. A recent visit by Northrop Grumman provided some tremendous feedback: We continue to be impressed by the performance of the safety team. They are …

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Customer Service Triumph II – September 3, 2015

Constatine, Mich. – Alan Brewer is being recognized for a customer service triumph. Alan is wrapping up a project in Michigan this week that completed nearly 10,000 hours without an injury. Two important client contacts familiar with the project offered some tremendous feedback about Alan and his impact on the project: In my 26 years with Pioneer, I’ve never been …

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Customer Service Triumph – September 3, 2015

Indianapolis – Gary Gokey is being recognized for a customer service triumph. Randy Gieseking attended a safety summit facilitated by one of Gary’s clients. Randy was approached by two client representatives who praised Gary for his safety training support, particularly with confined space entry safety training delivered to several locations. Congratulations to Gary for his continued safety leadership to numerous …

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Reducing Risk When Welding and Brazing

Because welding and brazing are activities that involve the use of a high-powered torch, common sense would tell you that they are inherently dangerous. Direct contact with the flame or with the metal parts being heated can cause severe burns before a worker even realizes what’s happening. But burns are only the most obvious hazard associated with welding and brazing. …

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OSHA Updates National Emphasis Program on Amputations

WASHINGTON, 08/13/2015 – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued an updated National Emphasis Program on Amputations. The NEP has been in existence since 2006 and is targeted to industries with high numbers and rates of amputations. In this updated NEP, OSHA is using current enforcement data and Bureau of Labor Statistics injury data to assist with site selection …

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