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01Aug 2021

Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August recognizing the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe. Successful safety and health programs can proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving sustainability and the bottom […]

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16Jul 2021

(part 2 of 2) Severe weather depends on the season of the year and the geographic location however some of the more common Spring/Summer/Fall severe weather includes flooding, tornadoes, thunderstorms, lightning, and wind. It is important to prepare for significant or severe weather by knowing the weather forecasts for the day by watching the weather […]

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01Aug 2021

As I plan for an upcoming family vacation, I have developed a short list of items to consider when planning. These items are in random order and some may apply to your situation and some may not. You can and should consider which items would you add to this list that would be applicable to […]

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05Jul 2021

On May 21, 2021, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final report and associated materials into the October 2019 hydrogen sulfide release at the Aghorn Operating waterflood station in Odessa, Texas. This incident resulted in two fatalities, one was a worker and one was the spouse of the worker. There was potential for […]

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14May 2021

In the May 3rd edition of the Plastic News in the Viewpoint section, a submission was published that was written by Don Loepp, Editor of Plastics News titled “It’s a matter of safety: Employers’ role in the vaccine race”. The piece starts with setting the stage describing any one of many viral videos where a […]

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03May 2021

An interesting piece of information was presented in a Pittsburgh Business Times article written by Tim Schooley and published in the April 23-29, 2021 edition titled “Firms Get Closer to Making Decisions”, stating that before the pandemic “…5% of US employees worked remotely…and another 20% were able to shift between in-office and work-from-home…” After the […]

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13Apr 2021

The world has come upon the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the world was in a public health emergency due to SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and everything stopped and/or shut-down. As the government started to put out guidance on how to open back up and operate businesses during the […]

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