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Risk Control Service Strategy for Excavation, Jim Newberry

In risk control there are a good number of high risk operations that we encounter, but not all risk control representatives have the same technical expertise or background. This service guide is designed to help the novice evaluate excavation while visiting a client with an excavation exposure.

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Risk Control Service Strategy for Fall Protection, Jim Newberry

In risk control there are a good number of high risk operations that we encounter, but not all risk control representatives have the same technical expertise or background. This service guide is designed to help the novice evaluate fall protection while visiting a client with a fall protection exposure.

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Risk Control Service Strategy for Scaffolding, Jim Newberry

In risk control there are a good number of high risk operations that we encounter, but not all risk control representatives have the same technical expertise or background. This service guide is designed to help the novice evaluate scaffolding while visiting a client with a scaffold exposure.

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Risk Control Service Strategy for Lock Out Tag Out, Jim Newberry

In risk control there are a good number of high risk operations that we encounter, but not all risk control representatives have the same technical expertise or background. This service guide is designed to help the novice evaluate LOTO while visiting a client with a LOTO exposure. It also contains an obscure risk assessment for LOTO that is referenced in the OSHA standard, but difficult to find. This service guide is based on OSHA requirements.

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Preventing Falls from Heights through the Design of Embedded Safety Features, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Workers are at risk of falling during initial construction, and after completion during operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition of buildings. Facility features associated with falls include floor and roof edges, elevated platforms, ledges, atria, skylights, machine rooms, and ladders and stairways. The prevention through design approach would incorporate safety features into the building’s design, address fall hazards in construction plans, establish safety criteria for buying equipment, and communicate risks to building owners and facilities personnel rather than rely on other forms of protection such

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Changing Attitudes - The Key to Protecting Workers at Height - VIDEO, Randall M. Wingfield

Educating users in the proper usage, maintenance and selection of fall protection equipment is paramount to ensuring workplace safety in elevated environments. But training workers at height involves more than simply delivering course content. This presentation will assist viewers with designing, implementing and managing a successful fall protection training program that changes organizational culture and worker attitudes.

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Effective Confined Space Entry Team Member Training - VIDEO, Terry W. Krug

This presentation discusses effective confined space entry team member training in enough detail that the viewer will re-evaluate their own confined space entry program to include some of the training topics discussed for each of the following entry team members: Entry Supervisor, Attendant, Entrant, Atmospheric Tester and Rescue Personnel.

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Streamlining Safety Operations Through Widespread Use of Mobility Tablets - VIDEO, Richard S. Baldwin and Jim Barry

Viewers will understand the process employed by a major construction firm to streamline safety and health administration through use of mobility tablets containing applications that allow one-time, real time recording of safety and health inspection information, behavioral safety observations and incident investigations, among other functions. From experience on Canadian and U.S. construction projects, the speakers will identify the keys to success and time savings with data entry and recording completed while on the project.

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Preventing Drug Abuse on the Job, Bethany Harvey

According to CDC, as of 2010, the leading cause of injury death in the U.S. was drugs, and drug overdose deaths had risen 102% since 1999. While substance abuse problems are a critical issue for the general public, they also affect workplace safety as 73% of drug users ages 18 to 49 are employed.

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Drop Prevention Systems for Tools, John Martell

A tool dropped from an elevated work platform poses immediate danger to personnel and equipment below. While federally mandated guidelines address securing people working on surfaces 4 ft or higher from the ground, no such requirements are in place for securing tools. This article discusses the safety reasons for implementing a tethered tool program. While most organizations recognize the need for systems to prevent workers’ tools from falling, identifying and implementing effective solutions can be challenging. Fortunately, new technologies have emerged that not only better secure tools while working at height, but also maintain the tool’s full functionality for increased safety and productivity.

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