18 Sep, 2017

Safety programs cost less than accidents.

By |2018-01-10T15:31:54-07:00September 18th, 2017|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employee Safety, Employer OSHA Compliance, Oil and Gas Safety, OSHA Safety, Safety programs, Utility Construction Safety, Worker Safety|0 Comments

So, your insurance agent calls up and asks if he can stop by to chat.  You say sure, always have coffee on, stop on by.  The agent stops in and after some chit chat says the work comp insurance company is notified him they have some concerns with the account.  You say, well, we’ve had [...]

22 Aug, 2017

Ignorance of Hydrogen Sulfide Safety, or No Ostrich Zone

By |2018-01-11T13:18:55-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employee Safety, Oil and Gas Safety, Utility Construction Safety, Worker Safety|0 Comments

Hydrogen sulfide safety.  In the safety world hazard recognition plays a vital role in keeping your people safe from unsafe behaviors and/or conditions.   Some hazards are easily recognized, for example an employee climbing up a 20 foot ladder with tools held in both hands.  (This is a fall hazard by the way.)  Common sense right?  [...]

31 Jul, 2017

Unintended Consequences in Safety-Repeat OSHA Violations

By |2018-01-10T15:36:10-07:00July 31st, 2017|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employee Safety, Employer OSHA Compliance, OSHA Enforcement, OSHA Safety, Safety Expert Witness, Uncategorized, Worker Safety|0 Comments

“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.”, so said Laurence J. Peter, a professor at the University of Southern California whose works touched the business world.  (He is well known for the “Peter Principal”.)  Peter’s above quote essentially points out that action lacking a clear objective will [...]

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