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Good Habits Lead to Good Communication

Where would we be in this life with no communication? The ability to communicate gets things done. As simple as the concept might be, there are many who cannot seem to comprehend the importance of good communication skills. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines communication as “a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a […]

Getting Deep into the Treads of Steel Toe Boots

Those working in any industrial environment have come to realize that steel toe boots are a requirement just as basic as safety glasses themselves. Sliding into those Ariats or Red Wings is as second nature as grabbing that favorite travel mug of coffee for the ride into work. There is more to it, however, than […]

Decreasing Incident from Increasing Temperatures

Anyone venturing away from the delights of air conditioning can recognize the onset of summer. No one knows it better than those who earn a living in the great outdoors. With increased temperatures comes an increased chance of heat-related illness. Depending on the severity, various stages of illness can rear their ugly heads. Taking the […]

Ensuring Safety Through Short Service Employee Programs

For those working within high-risk disciplines, short service employee (SSE) programs are a common segment found in safety manuals. Their purpose is to address onboarding and care applied to newcoming working personnel. As proactive as the process might sound, it is often met with challenges. Several unexpected issues can manifest that result in problematic interpretation. […]

Identifying Hazards in the Workplace

One of the most important tools utilized in the workplace is the Job Safety Analysis, commonly referred to as the JSA. They come in several variations with differing degrees of detail. They all, however, follow the same concept in which three important factors must be identified: the job step, the hazard associated with the step, […]