Spring Hazards: Teach Your Workers Flood Safety Tips

One of the more common disasters-- flooding-- can happen at any time, in both inland low-lying areas, as well as waterfront, river and coastal areas. Although a significant danger in all seasons, spring is a particular risk for serious community or localized flooding, due to frozen ground which is unable to absorb heavy rain, causing … Continue reading Spring Hazards: Teach Your Workers Flood Safety Tips

Is Your Company Impacted by the Dec 2017 Compliance Deadline? Here’s What to Do.

The new Electronic Submission Rule will likely impact a majority of employers in the Manufacturing and Construction Sector, as well as other industries. Any manufacturing business with an NAICS code which begins with a number between 31-33 and employs 20 -249 workers, will fall under these criteria. Likewise employers of 250+ who regularly keep 300 … Continue reading Is Your Company Impacted by the Dec 2017 Compliance Deadline? Here’s What to Do.

Fifteen Minutes or Less: Understanding the Threat of Active Shooters

It’s not something we like to think about: A person with a firearm has suddenly entered your place of business and intends on committing acts of violence. Do you know how to respond? Active shooters are grave threats to safety because these types of attacks are fairly simple to engineer, create a significant impact … Continue reading Fifteen Minutes or Less: Understanding the Threat of Active Shooters

4 Steps to Counter the Effects of Ugly Politics in Training Workers

In the middle of a recent training, seconds after I quoted an OSHA Standard, I caught a look of profound disgust on a worker's face. I knew the proverbial shoe was going to drop any moment. As anticipated, the employee blurted out, "OSHA? Just another example of big government that needs to go." Throughout the … Continue reading 4 Steps to Counter the Effects of Ugly Politics in Training Workers

Understanding Wind Chill and Cold Stress Hazards

While physically taxing, freezing temperatures are also a serious hazard on the job. Cold stress has been called a “silent” killer as it often causes symptoms that quietly affect individuals, numbing them to the effects of worsening physical conditions, which may lead to frostbite, hypothermia, trench foot or death. Protect your workers by training them … Continue reading Understanding Wind Chill and Cold Stress Hazards

OSHA’s Dec 1 Deadline for GHS Training is Looming: Is Your Company Ready?

Join us from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on September 19th, 2013 at the Syracuse Community Center for a two hour train-the-trainer seminar to get your questions answered and understand implementation of the GHS. The training is sponsored by the Syracuse Wawasee Chamber of Commerce and will be conducted by Leanne Coffman, Senior Management Consultant of the Safety Training Solution. The program cost is $50.00 and includes lunch for attendees and digital materials necessary to train workers for compliance with OSHA’s new GHS requirements.

Hurricane Preparedness: Frankenstorm: How to Batten the Hatches and Be Ready!!

Hurricanes offer many challenges in planning. As both the actual hurricane events and the post storm consequences can be lengthy periods, it’s important to make a three-fold plan, consisting of before, during and after procedures. Those in the path of these powerful forces of nature must be well-prepared.  Get ready NOW if you’re in the route of Monstergeddon/Frankenstorm/ … Continue reading Hurricane Preparedness: Frankenstorm: How to Batten the Hatches and Be Ready!!