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  • September is National Preparedness Month, and you don’t have to look far to find businesses and households dealing directly with the subject. Emergency preparedness is no longer the concern of only those located on the coast of Texas or Louisiana facing hurricanes, or in California’s earthquake zone, or in the Midwestern tornado alley. Last week’s observance of the Sept. 11...
  • Tropical storms and hurricanes, Midwest flooding and California wildfires highlight the need for business owners to have adequate insurance coverage to cope with damages caused by such catastrophes.When you think of property damage, damaged roof, broken windows or cleaning up debris from fallen trees come to mind. But what if your business is without power for more than a brief period? Or...
  •     Sometimes we tend to think of safety and loss control in terms of major initiatives or grand plans on a large scale. However, everyday tasks—such as opening cartons—can be a nagging source of injury to employees.Safety tips to share with your employees include:· Using the right tool for the job.· Use a self-retracting or safety knife.·...
  •     Businesses sometimes spend a lot of money on elaborate security or alarm systems designed to protect their facilities but overlook the basics of loss prevention. Take a few moments to review these tips from the Insurance Information Institute for preventing fire losses:Are employees trained in fire safety? Do they know exactly what to do if a fire starts? Extra training is...
  • Keep a watchful eye
    Having worked in the safety arena for a number of years, I look at things differently than most people. Safety is always first and foremost in my mind, so when I stepped onto the casino floor in Las Vegas during the November 2007 NACE convention, the work environment was the first thing to grab my attention. In these situations, I ask myself: Is this environment safe, and does it provide...
  • New drivers for Maverick Transportation in Little Rock, Ark., spend two weeks in intensive training before they even step behind a truck and head out on the road. The reason—safety, says Dean Newell, Maverick’s vice president of safety and training...
  • Effective safety programs share a number of attributes. These include a commitment to safety from a company’s president to workers in entry-level positions; education, training and retraining; consistently enforced safe practices; regular safety meetings; random work-site inspections; a corporate culture that welcomes and implements employee suggestions; analyses of all injuries followed by...
  • Safety first
    Mental sharpness, physical equipment and the use of proper techniques all help ensure a safe working environment. Here are a few strategies you can use to protect yourself and your fellow employees: The mental aspectFor a safety program to be successful, you must first have the desire to create a safe workplace. A successful safety program is a “lead from the front” endeavor. If you...
  • What every technician should know
    A disease affecting the nerves, blood vessels, muscles and joints of the hand, wrist and arm, Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome, is beginning to attract attention both in the United States and abroad. On July 6, the British Parliament passed “The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005,” placing limits on the amount of time workers can be exposed to vibrating tools on a daily basis....
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