4 Steps to Spill Response

Like fire, chemicals are very useful for a broad variety of functions. But just like fire, many chemicals are inherently hazardous or even deadly when they’re not used in a properly controlled manner, or when accidents occur. That’s an important fact to remember, because chemicals are used to some degree at nearly every workplace from industrial plants, to laboratories, to …

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importance of cleanliness

Coming clean about eyewash stations

People in a wide range of industrial and scientific settings handle corrosive and other potentially hazardous chemicals on a daily basis. From solutions used in industrial processes to basic cleaning solutions, these chemicals serve important roles in performing a wide variety of tasks. Recognizing the potential danger, most workers treat these chemicals with the respect they deserve, and accidents are …

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Customer Service Triumphs – August 2018

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of August. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients:   Fred Etue was recognized for a CST on August 2nd… While working at a plant project in Georgia, Fred has made a great impression with …

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Customer Service Triumphs – July, 2018

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of July. 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 July 10th While providing back office support to one of Safety Management Group’s utility clients and the …

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16th Annual Charity Golf Outing Recap

Indianapolis – On June 29, 2018, more than 200 golfers representing 75 companies converged at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Indianapolis to participate in Safety Management Group’s 16th Annual Charity Golf Outing. Proceeds raised this year resulted in over $50,745 benefiting Riley Hospital for Children (link) and the Hoosier Burn Camp (link). As Indiana’s first and only comprehensive hospital …

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The Smart Road to Safer Highway Construction

If you drive down Interstate highways with any frequency, you’ve probably noticed the growing attention to protecting workers in construction sites. From soft-sell signs in childish script that tell you “my Daddy works here” to stepped-up patrols by law enforcement officers, you’ll see all sorts of efforts to reduce the chances that workers will have deadly encounters with passing vehicles. …

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OSHA’s Focus on Four Critical Areas

If you’re in the construction field, you may be familiar with OSHA’s Focus Four efforts. It’s become a training module that plays a key role in both 10- and 30-hour training programs for construction safety, alerting workers in the industry to the most common hazards they face and the steps their employers are supposed to take to protect them. Despite …

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Customer Service Triumphs – June, 2018

Several Safety Management Group associates were recognized for customer service triumphs during the month of June. Here’s a recap of the associates and the actions they undertook to receive tremendous feedback from their clients:   Matt Davis was recognized for a CST on 6/6/18 Matt has been supporting a construction firm at an automotive facility expansion project and the Contractor …

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DOL Issues Memo on Enforcement of Silica Standard

WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a memorandum outlining the initial enforcement of the standard for respirable crystalline silica in general industry and maritime. Most provisions of the standard become enforceable on June 23, 2018. The standard establishes a new 8-hour time-weighted average permissible exposure limit, action …

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Cell Phones Lead Workers to Disconnect from Safety

The safety pro spent his day off enjoying the sunshine and mild weather, including a long stroll down one of his community’s wooded fitness trails. His choice of routes that day was driven by curiosity, because he knew a construction crew was using directional boring to install a water main along the trail, and he wanted to see how their …

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