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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Any experienced EHS manager knows that crises, no matter the scale, need to be thought of in terms of “when” and not “if”. All organizations face some manner of serious dilemma at some point, with consequences that can range from production interruptions to injuries or even loss of life. EHS staffers spend their careers anticipating

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One challenge of emergency response scenarios can be keeping track of those responders, administrators, and volunteers who are attending to the incident. Who is on-site? Is the haz-mat team that was here an hour ago still engaged in a hot zone as the clean-up phase begins elsewhere? Using simple tech to scan the IDs of

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Spotted this week: Another interesting article, from the fall of last year, about workplace safety concerns that accompany the temporary workforce. A trio of Temple University law students recently completed a report that examined on-the-job incidents related to ‘temps’. They found that the number of work-related injuries incurred by temps indicates that much more needs to be

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The purpose of the industrial safety training programs created by Findlay All Hazards is very simple: We’re here to help you keep your people safe. At almost any kind of workplace, you can find a task, either incidental or every-day, that puts an employee at risk. We’ll continue to present high-quality, modern training workshops and

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One of the most important developments in modern Emergency Management was the introduction of NIMS (the National Incident Management System), established just about fourteen years ago, in March of 2004. As the Department of Homeland Security describes it, NIMS is “a comprehensive, national approach to incident management that is applicable at all jurisdictional levels and

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