Author Archives: Dave

Distractions Cause Accidents

As I get ready to start my week, I noticed that a Client has asked me to do a safety meeting for the employees on the subject of distractions.  Simply put, if you are doing something, ANYTHING, and your brain … Continue reading

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Have you heard about I2P2?

I2P2 is the new Federal OSHA title for the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan you have heard about since the early 1990’s. The vision seems to be that despite all the existing regulations from States and the Federal Government, too … Continue reading

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Where Do I Begin?

There are literally volumes and volumes of Federal and State regulations regarding Occupational Safety and Health.  Where do you begin? I believe the place to start is called the “General Duty Clause” which applies to every business no matter what … Continue reading

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LOTO winners or losers?

Lockout/Tagout is the process used to prevent the accidental release of hazardous energy.  Everyone seems to know about LOTO, but when OSHA comes around, can you stand the acid test to avoid fines and citations? The facts are, many firms … Continue reading

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