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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Safely Working With Petroleum Products

By Safety Management Group As with so many of the conveniences of the modern jobsite, petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, and oil are so familiar that we don’t give them a second thought. But that familiarity masks the inherent dangers associated with these products. When thinking about the hazards associated with petroleum products, the potential for explosion and fire …

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Identifying and Demonstrating the Value of Safety

By Safety Management GroupConstruction is an increasingly complex business. As buildings become more sophisticated and owners more sensitized to issues such as energy efficiency and “green” materials, and as organizations become smaller in an effort to “right-size,” managers find their attention being dragged in more directions at once.In that kind of environment, it’s easy for safety to slide out of …

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Prevention through Design Tools That Reduce Injuries on Sustainable Building Construction Sites

Des Plaines, Ill, June 3, 2013 — With sustainable building becoming a trend in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, a growing number of jobsite hazards associated with their design elements have been identified, according to Sustainable Buildings – Applying Prevention Through Design, a peer-reviewed feature in the June issue of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) journal, Professional …

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