Time Out: The Importance of a Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

Time Out: The Importance of a Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

When we take a time out to consider safety protocols on any given project, risk reduction starts with the job safety analysis (JSA).   Let’s consider this analogy: It’s fourth down and two with less than a minute to go in a closely fought championship game. Twenty...
What Exactly is a Qualified Electrical Worker?

What Exactly is a Qualified Electrical Worker?

By Safety Management Group State and federal regulations regarding workplace safety can often be confusing or ambiguous. But whether a company fully understands the rules, it is expected to fully comply with them. One area that raises many questions involves the need...
Contractor Prequalification: An Effective Safety Strategy

Contractor Prequalification: An Effective Safety Strategy

Jordan Hollingsworth, MS, ASP, CHST, CHSP, CRIS® Safety Advisor, Design and Construction When you approach many companies’ facilities for the first time, you have to stop at a front gate or a front desk to identify yourself and explain why you’re there. The reason for...