Eye Safety: What You Need to Know

Scott Spence, Safety Advisor Safety Management Group When we think about debilitating injuries from industrial accidents, we tend to focus on damage to extremities or lost limbs. But every day, nearly a thousand American workers suffer some form of eye injury. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those injuries create a financial burden of more than $300 million annually …

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Jobsite Supply Becomes Only Certified SafeWaze ReLoad Retractable Repair Center in Indiana

Jobsite Supply’s mission is to be the premier provider of innovative solutions for the construction industry. In order to further this mission we are pleased to announce that we have recently become the only certified ReLoad Repair Center in Indiana. In the past a retractable had to be sent back to the manufacturer to be repaired. This process can take weeks and …

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Safety Product Showcase Cold Weather Dyneema® Gloves

Until recently, finding a cold weather cut resistant glove made with Dyneema® was a daunting task, as one did not exist. Due to the natural characteristics of Dyneema® fiber, employees often complained that wearing a Dyneema® glove in cold weather actually made their hands colder. This is because until now no additional insulation was provided in a Dyneema® glove and …

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Safety’s Impact on the Bottom Line

Safety’s Impact on the Bottom Line Mark Steinhofer, CSP Safety Advisor, Safety Management Group Suppose your company could make an investment in its business that provided a 400 to 600 percent rate of return. Sound like a fantasy? It isn’t. Successful owners and managers understand the importance of measuring return on investment (ROI) whenever they put money into new equipment, …

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How Incident Rates are Calculated

How Incident Rates are Calculated Gary Gokey, CSP, ARM Safety Advisor, Safety Management Group Every company regularly makes payments for different types of insurance, but how those rates are set is a mystery to many of even the savviest managers. Many receive a statement, notice an increase, and just assume that some actuary has used an incomprehensible formula to create …

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Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo March 1-3

INDIANAPOLIS — Diverse educational tracks, national speakers and the most current industry information highlight the 2010 Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo on March 1-3 at the Indianapolis Marriott East. Presented by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Central Indiana Chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the three-day event draws over 70 exhibitors and offers more than 50 …

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The Greatest Spectacle in Construction Networking in Indianapolis February 25

Indianapolis – The Indiana Subcontractors Association is holding its annual construction networking event of the year in Indianapolis Thursday February 25, 2010 at the Indiana Convention Center. There were over 1,500 attendees at last year’s event. Networking Pavilion The trade show provides an opportunity to meet directly with Design Professionals, Owners, MBE/WBE, General Contractors, Construction Managers, and Developers in the networking pavilion. Don’t …

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Three Winter Worksite Safety Dangers

Winter conditions create a variety of safety challenges on construction projects. Some of the more common examples include a significant increase in the likelihood of slip and fall accidents and tissue damage caused by frostbite. But some of the hazards that arrive with winter conditions aren’t quite as obvious. Let’s a take a closer look at three dangers that supervisors …

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Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Training Course in Indianapolis

U.S. Safety Depot & Safety Management Group Present A Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Course The course will be taught by an instructor from Capital Safety, manufacturer of the DBI-SALA and Protecta lines of fall protection. This seminar builds upon a student’s practical knowledge of fall protection through the discussions of theory and practical inspections of fall protection equipment. This 4-hour …

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Safety Management Group Selected to Provide Services for Evonik Industries

Indianapolis, Indiana — Safety Management Group has received official notification that a contract associated with the delivery of safety services for Evonik Industries in Lafayette, IN has been approved. In October 2009, Eli Lilly and Company announced that it would sell the Tippecanoe Laboratories manufacturing facility to Evonik, one of the worlds largest chemical manufacturers, as part of its reorganization strategy. …

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