Monthly Archives: March 2014


Breathe Life … and Make Sure It’s Clean

There are many of us who take the air we breathe for granted. The air in our homes is certainly breathable, and the air in most workplaces is generally negligent in toxic gases or materials that make breathing difficult (well, except in the springtime, when those of us with allergies find plenty of not-breathable air [...]

2017-05-09T10:25:53+00:00March 25th, 2014|Safety Matters|

Systematic Safety: Implementing Standards

I write a lot about safety protocols, policies and procedures that should be in the place in any work environment, whether it is a construction site, a manufacturing plant, a warehouse or an office setting. I don't often go into specifics about the protocol, and instead give general guidance on the items to ensure that [...]

2017-05-09T10:25:56+00:00March 18th, 2014|Safety Matters|

Time to Freshen Up the Safety Refreshers!

We always consider it a safety hazard when there are sleepy or drowsy workers at the work site, right? And do you find that, sometimes, the more experienced workers in your company tend to get a little drowsy on days when they are supposed to sit in on a safety refresher session, where company leadership [...]

2017-05-09T10:25:57+00:00March 14th, 2014|Safety Matters|

Why Base Jumpers May Not Make the Best Workers

Sort of a provocative headline there, huh? It certainly got your attention. We love generalizing to make a point. In this case, we don't necessarily mean that everyone who does base-jumping as a hobby outside of work is automatically a bad employee and should not be hired for any job that requries workplace safety measures. [...]

2017-05-09T10:25:59+00:00March 11th, 2014|Safety Matters|