SMG’s 13th Annual Charity Golf Outing Set for June 5 — REGISTER NOW

Indianapolis – Save the date of June 5, 2015, to participate in the 13th Annual Safety Management Group Charity Golf Outing. Proceeds will benefit the Riley Hospital for Children. This year’s event will occur at the Plum Creek Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana (map). You can register for the event now by downloading and completing a registration form (click here). …

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Customer Service Triumph, April 8, 2015 – Justin Haddon

Clinton, Indiana – Safety Management Group Safety Advisor Justin Haddon is being recognized for a customer service triumph. Justin’s manager, Chris Mitchell, received feedback from the client Justin provides services to in Clinton, Indiana. A manager of Environmental Quality at the facility praised Justin for his work in coordinating resources during a recent event that provided unique safety challenges: I …

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Safety Committees: What and Why (Part One of Three)

Jesse Brazzell, CHST Manager Safety Services Safety Management Group Nearly every safety professional will tell you that the most effective safety efforts are those that involve participants from throughout the company or the specific facility or jobsite. While it’s rarely practical to gather everyone together for every decision regarding safety, developing a safety committee will help you reap many of …

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OSHA’s Anti-workplace Violence Guidance

WASHINGTON,  April 2, 2015 — In 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported more than 23,000 significant injuries due to assault at work. More than 70 percent of these assaults were in healthcare and social service settings. Health care and social service workers are almost four times as likely to be injured as a result of violence than the average private sector worker. …

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Associate Milestones – April 2015

Indianapolis – Several Safety Management Group Associates are celebrating birthdays and service anniversaries during the month of April: Andrew Arrington begins his second year at Safety Management Group on April 22. Karen Blake celebrates a birthday on April 20. Marshall Crum celebrates a birthday on April 10. Chaka Dial begins her third year at Safety Management Group on April 1. …

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March 23-27, 2015 – Work Zone Awareness Week in Indiana

Reprinted from Central Indiana American Society of Safety Engineers By Vince Plank, CSP Indianapolis, March 24, 2015— Governor Mike Pence is proclaiming March 23-27, 2015 as Work Zone Awareness Week in Indiana. Work Zone Awareness Week marks the ceremonial start to highway construction season and intends to draw awareness to motorist and worker safety. More than $1.3 billion will be …

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SMG Associates Prominent at Central Indiana ASSE Conference and Expo

Indianapolis, March 20, 2015 — Safety Management Group’s Vince Plank is the current president of the Central Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Congratulations to Vince, Gary Gokey, and Jordan Hollingsworth for their efforts in facilitating this premier safety professional event in Indiana. Here are some images of Vince and others at this weeks Central Indiana ASSE …

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Kidde Recalls Plastic Disposable Fire Extinguishers

Washington, February 12, 2015 — Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Company Inc., of Mebane, North Carolina is recalling its plastic valve disposable fire extinguishers due to a faulty valve component. Name of product: Kidde plastic valve disposable fire extinguishers Hazard: A faulty valve component can cause the disposable fire extinguishers not to fully discharge when the lever is repeatedly pressed and …

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Save the Date — 2015 SMG Charity Golf Outing

Carmel, Indiana — The 13th Annual Safety Management Group Charity Golf Outing to benefit the Riley Hospital for Children and the Hoosier Burn Camp will occur on June 5, 2015 at the Plum Creek Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana.    

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Customer Service Triumph, March 12, 2015 – Maris Karklins

Valparaiso, Indiana – Craig Clark is recognizing Maris Karklins for a customer service triumph based on feedback received from his client at a paper mill project. Craig received feedback on Maris from The CEO of the firm Maris is assisting. Because of Maris’ successes on the project, the firm will be using Safety Management Group on all of the future …

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