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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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Confined space incidents claim about 100 lives each year in the US, and sometimes more (over 130 in 2015). As part of Findlay’s on-going mission to provide the best on-site Confined Space Entry (CSE) training, we help our clients parse the stipulations, regulations, and guides that have a province in the confined space arena. Besides

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According to Statista.com, the United States experienced five workplace mass shootings in 2017. Cumulatively, 17 people lost their lives in these tragedies, in workplace types that range from an Ohio nursing home to a west coast UPS facility. A big part of the Findlay All Hazards strategy toward Workplace Violence (WPV) is prevention. Yes, drills that

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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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Here in Ohio, we deal with a consistent threat of serious impact from bad weather. Like the rest of the Midwest, we think about the consequences of snow and ice in the winter, and flash floods, tornadoes, and extreme heat in the summer months. And as some locals say, “Spring and fall ain’t always picnics,

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At Findlay, we’re in the last steps of preparing for an active shooter drill for a large US appliance manufacturer. Our team will be working with the plant’s security managers, state and local law enforcement, fire services, EMS, and others to stage a mass evacuation as would happen in the event of a person using

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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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