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Recent posts on industry news, insightful information and anecdotes.

Dealing with the Aftermath of Coronavirus

During this national crisis, we implemented health standards throughout our projects that are here to stay.  We don’t go back to how we did business in the past; we continue implementing our site health and safety protocols that have been put in place

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Guidelines for N95 Use and  CDC/OSHA Recommendations

There are 3 scenarios we need to look at, “mandatory” use of the N95, “voluntary” use of the N95 and the “voluntary” use of a dust mask or a filtering facepiece.

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Does Safety hinder Production?

it is not safety that is hindering production. It is poor scheduling that is going to ultimately hinder production.

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Leveraging Safety Inspections for a Proactive Safety Culture

Encourage your staff to find as many safety violations items as possible during the week, correct, and log them on your inspection form.  Praise them for having a long list of items that were found and corrected, and trust that over a period of time, if you work the process, the number of items found will decrease. 

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Three ‘E’s For An Effective Safety Program

When it comes to enlisting the aid of our people in willing participation in the safety culture we are developing, encouragement is a key factor. We want an effective safety program, and we want ‘buy-in’ from our employees.

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OSHA Changes Silica National Emphasis Program

This new program will be measured for effectiveness by regional offices and the OHE through collecting data on the number of employees covered, the number of workers removed from hazards, reductions in worker exposures, abatement procedures implemented, and the number of violations related to specifically targeted hazards.

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