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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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About 18 months ago, the results of the work of Associated Press reporters brought to light the apparent compounding effects of dangerous workplaces and older workers. Maria Ines Zamudio and Michelle Minkoff conducted research under a program called Working Longer, with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. In August of 2017, they presented findings

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The National Safety Council recently released the results of a survey that looked at how the fatigue level of employees relates to on-the-job injuries. The NSC survey shows that a significant amount of work injuries and near-misses combined can be attributed to tired workers. The survey, which included interviews with over two thousand workers, revealed

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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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In the panhandle of Florida, and elsewhere, communities are working hard to return to normalcy after Hurricane Michael struck about two weeks ago. The damage is now estimated at more than $8 billion, though nothing matters more than the loss of life, of course. At Findlay All Hazards we think of how businesses work to

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At the National Safety Congress and Expo in Houston last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the ten most-frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2018. This is a preliminary list, tallied as of October 1. OSHA presents this list each year, and there aren’t a lot of variations, it seems, at

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