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The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) profession expanded rapidly in the late 1980’s due to the adverse effects that chemical waste disposal was having on the population and environment. These included not only buried drum sites, abandoned waste collections areas, contaminated groundwater, etc., but also the need to develop and implement programs throughout all types

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With emergency and crisis management being a large part of the University of Findlay’s All Hazards’ training expertise, Jeff McGuire, executive director for the training center, says that one of the biggest parts of emergency preparedness, is situational awareness. The CDC has provided excellent guidelines of how you can help stop the spread of this

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The All Hazards Training Center is very pleased to announce our new podcast, The All Hazards Safety and Security Pod! We have launched our first two episodes on iHeartRadio, Apple Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere you listen to your favorite podcasts. If you are interested in anything related to the Environmental, Safety, and Health industry than

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Workplace Violence (WPV) acts are not random acts of violence. People do not just ‘snap,’ they take the time to plan their attacks against specific groups of people. By understanding how perpetrators plan, you can implement a system to identify potential perpetrators, determine which step the perpetrator might have reached through monitoring behavioral activity, and

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The leading safety violations according to OSHA continue to be related to falls, hazard communication, and scaffolding. According to OSHA,  there aren’t a lot of variations in their top ten ranking from year to year.  The top five violations, for example, remained consistent from 2016 to 2018, and eight categories appeared in the list in

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This week’s heatwave in the Midwest, we wanted to share information about keeping your workforce safe. Last summer, Tuesday Training profiled the Heat Illness Prevention program created by Cal/OSHA, California’s statewide administration for worker safety. California remains a bellwether for heat safety because of the often very warm weather, a tremendously large workforce, and a

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As part of the University of Findlay’s Homecoming Weekend and to commemorate All Hazards Training Center’s 30 years in business (1989-2019), the All Hazards Training Center is offering a free 8-Hour Hazwoper Refresher Course on Friday, Sept. 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   This course is for both emergency responders and hazardous site

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Last year, a federal appeals court upheld an OSHA penalty against a Georgia contractor who failed to provide proper fall protection to an employee who later died as a result of an on-the-job accident. The judgment of the court was that “ineffective training”, as the ruling called it, could not be used as an excuse

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As we are nearly halfway through 2019, we were looking back at some of the predictions for the EHS world this year, just to see which might have proved true. EHS Today, for example, published a wide scope of opinions last year that outlined a number of trends and expectations.   Among these, as pointed

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One of the recently-rising modern business catchphrases is “Internet Of Things”, or IoT. IoT refers to those devices that have been assimilated into Internet connectivity but were built for another purpose. For example, a laptop is a standardly connected device, but a refrigerator is not. Even so, that fridge might connect to the web so

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