Do You Really Know How Your Employees View Safety?

By Bobby Pirtle, Safety Advisor Safety Management Group The president of a large construction company walks a prospective client through a jobsite. When the prospect asks about safety, the president brags about the top-to-bottom safety program. Two employees within earshot exchange glances and sneer. Another feels his heart race as he ascends a ladder.Meanwhile, the management team at a manufacturer …

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Vintage National Safety Council Video on Distracted Driving

As the National Safety Council celebrates 100 Years of Safety, check out this vintage NSC film from 1953! It’s one of the very first to discuss driver distractions and the importance of the brain while driving! Download materials and join NSC in spreading awareness about cell phone distracted driving.

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Subaru Portable Gasoline Generators Recalled Due to Fire, Burn Hazards

Washington, DC, July 23, 2013 — Subaru portable gasoline generators are being recalled by Robin America due to rire and  burn hazards. Name of product: Portable Generators Hazard: The fuel tank can leak, posing a fire or burn hazard. Units: About 4,100 units in the United States and 490 units in Canada Description: The recalled portable gasoline generators are Subaru models …

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June Golf Outing Raises Funds for Riley Hospital for Children

Carmel, Indiana, June 7, 2013 — Safety Management Group’s 11th Annual Charity Golf Outing raised over $7,000 for the Riley Hospital for Children.More than 130 golfers participated in the event at Plum Creek Golf Club in Carmel on June 7th. The event was coordinated by Safety Management Group’s Healthcare Services Group with the help of associates Ryan Graft, Dan Hutchens, Greg …

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The Hidden Dangers of Aerosol Cans

By Safety Management Group We use them around the house for everything from touching up patio furniture, to dusting furniture, to making the air (or people) smell better. You can find them on nearly every jobsite, in most work vehicles, and in offices. They’re small and easy to ignore. But when they explode or depressurize incorrectly, they can be deadly.Since …

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Top Ten Documents OSHA Expects to See

By Safety Management Group Top Ten lists can be funny, but when it comes to OSHA, most contractors aren’t in a humorous mood. When state or federal safety inspectors arrive on your site, it’s up to you to prove that your company and your employees take safety seriously. And, because you won’t have time to develop a good presentation, you’ll …

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OSHA Announces New national Emphasis Program for Occupational Exposure to Isocyanates

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a new National Emphasis Program to protect workers from the serious health effects from occupational exposure to isocyanates. OSHA develops national emphasis programs to focus outreach efforts and inspections on specific hazards in an industry for a three-year period. Through this NEP, OSHA will focus on workplaces in general, construction …

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Demonstrating the Dangers of Consumer Fireworks

  The Alliance for Consumer Fireworks and National Fire Protection Association highlight the dangers of consumer fireworks with a demonstration at the Massachusetts Fire Academy in Stow, MA.

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CPSC Science: Fireworks Injuries 2013 Update

Washington, DC, June 26, 2013 — Back after high demand last year, we have an updated version of our Fireworks Injuries infographic. The risks are the same. The only change is in the numbers. We also post these infographics on Flickr for easy sharing.  

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Current Opportunities at Safety Management Group

Indianapolis, Indiana — Safety Management Group currently has several openings for qualified safety professionals. Click the links below for more information about these opportunities:   Site Safety Advisor: Craig, Colorado – Three Year Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Demolition and Rebuild project (click here for details) Safety Advisor SSHO Level III: Providence, Rhode Island – Nine month project for an industrial project for the …

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