What Exactly are Permissible Exposure Levels?

Alison Montgomery, CHST API Safety Advisor, Owner Services Group Worksite safety involves a great deal of terminology. Most of the terms have pretty obvious meanings. For example, “fall protection” is all about steps we’ll take to protect workers from falls. Some terms aren’t quite as easily defined, so they can create confusion or misunderstanding among works. “Permissible Exposure Levels” is …

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Customer Service Triumph — April, 2018

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:   Mike Sebring was recognized for a CST on 4/12/18 Mike was originally contracted for 20 hours a week providing safety oversight at a local plant …

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Tim Hahn Arrangements – Update

Indianapolis — Tim Hahn, a former associate of Safety Management Group, passed away this week. Tim was a friend to anyone he met and was an extraordinary safety professional. He joined Safety Management Group after departing the Indianapolis Star and excelled in every role he fulfilled. Tim was Safety Management Group’s first retiree, but was in constant contact with his …

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OSHA Flier Offers Steps to Keep Tractor Trailer Drivers

CHICAGO, IL – The dangers tractor trailer drivers face don’t end once they reach their destination. Whether at the warehouse, dock, or construction site, drivers are exposed to struck-by, crushed-between, and other safety hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is teaming with the trucking industry to raise awareness of these hazards, and help prevent serious and fatal injuries. …

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EMR Isn’t the Only Way to Evaluate Contractors

By Scott Howard, CHST Lead Safety Prequalification Advisor A growing number of companies have turned to prequalification as a way to ensure that any contractors on their sites have a solid history of safe practices. Those prequalification practices can involve anything from informal checking to extensive applications and review processes, depending upon the needs and resources of the company. The …

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Bridging the Gaps in Bridge Working Safety

While bridges make our daily lives easier and safer, building and maintaining bridges creates a long list of potential hazards for workers. In addition to the hazards already associated with highway work zones and other types of structures, bridges are nearly always elevated — often substantially so — creating a risk for falling off of them. Fall protection Given that …

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Customer Service Triumphs — March, 2018

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of March. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients:   Rob Shone was recognized for a CST on 3/1/18 Rob provides support for a large pharmaceutical company and is primarily the first person contractors meet …

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Sensible Steps to Prevent Workplace Violence

Safety professionals look at workplace safety through a very broad lens that encompasses dozens of issues. In recent years, the issue of workplace violence is one that has drawn more attention and energy. OSHA had turned up the volume on the issue, advising companies to include steps for dealing with violence in their safety plans.   Each time a high-profile …

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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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