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Water or Electrolyte Enchancement Mon, Jun 19, 2023 Kevin Lindley, Safety Consultant, FRSA Self Insurers Fund With temperatures rising and the humidity that comes with most days, it’s important that your employees stay well hydrated before, during and after work hours. OSHA r... Read More

The Importance of Creating a Culture of Safety Fri, Apr 21, 2023 Tom Eifrid, Group Sales and Operations Manager, Ritz Safety   Safety culture is the shared beliefs, attitudes and behaviors that shape the way people approach safety in a  workplace. The key phrase here is shared beliefs: e... Read More

Focusing on Safety Mon, Apr 17, 2023 Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director   Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501) maintained its position as OSHA’s most frequently cited  worker safety and health standard in fiscal year 2022, marking its ... Read More

Accident Investigation Wed, Feb 22, 2023 Jorge Castanon, Safety Consultant, FRSA Self Insurer's Fund An accident investigation is a detailed analysis aimed at discovering the factors that led to an accident that caused a potential injury or injuries and property damage. An a... Read More

Ergonomic Guidelines - Using Four-Wheel Carts in Roofing, Part 3 Sat, Feb 18, 2023 Dr. Ken-Yu Lin and Dr. Zhenyu Zhang, SHARE Lab College of Built Environments, University of Washington In last month’s issue, we discussed workplace setup and site pre-task planning. In this third and final article, we’ll focus... Read More

Ergonomic Guidelines - Using Four-Wheel Carts in Roofing, Part Two - January 2023 Mon, Jan 09, 2023 In last month’s issue, we discussed overexertion in cart operations, cart condition and maintenance and tire selection. In this article we’ll address workspace setup and site pre-task planning. Read More

Ergonomic Guidelines - Using Four-Wheel Carts in Roofing, Part One - December 2022 Fri, Dec 09, 2022 Keeping employees safe is of paramount importance to your business, not only to ensure your operations run smoothly, but to limit workers’ comp claims. Your employees are your most important asset, so keeping them safe and properly trained is essenti... Read More

Safety Meetings - November 2022 Wed, Nov 23, 2022 “Safety meetings are a waste of time and money.” There, I said it. It is often said that meetings to discuss safety topics are a waste of time, money and resources. Read More

Competent Person - August 2022 Fri, Aug 12, 2022 We all want to stay abreast of OSHA requirements that are related to the construction industry. While there are many, one that is often overlooked is the OSHA standard 1926.32(f) or the requirement that an employer assign a competent person to each j... Read More

Commitment to Safety - August 2022 Thu, Aug 04, 2022 A commitment to safety requires that jobsite safety is placed above everything else. That means before profitability, costs, productivity, timelines, etc. Your employees are your number one asset, so by committing to safety, you are proving to them t... Read More

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