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Discovery Square Phase 1, Rochester, MN – Hilmerson Safety Rail System™

Located adjacent to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, Discovery Square is the new home for the future of biomedical research and technology innovation. Phase 1 of Discovery Square includes an 81,000 rentable square foot bioscience building with approximately 150 surface parking stalls. The building is anchored by Mayo Clinic, with focuses in imaging, advanced diagnostics and regenerative medicine. The launch

How to Develop a Safety Strategy

How to Develop a Safety Strategy  Dan Hannan, CSP A strategy establishes the broad means and methods of how business will be conducted to achieve progress and attain goals.  Approaching something strategically implies calculated decision-making.  Strategies are forward-looking and develop an operational path into the future by committing to priorities and financial outlays.  The strategic

When Safety Training Misses the Mark

When Safety Training Misses the Mark Dan Hannan, CSP Sitting through bad safety training is brutal. But it can be a double whammy for an employer who pays for a bad safety training, while paying employees to attend, and pushing pause on revenue generating work. OSHA’s compliance directive is simple. OSHA says workers must be

Leveraging Your Resources for Safety Program Progress

Leveraging Your Resources for Safety Program Progress Dan Hannan, CSP As the safety leader for your company your challenges are many, and leveraging resources for safety program progress can be a great way to drive improvements. One of the items at the top of your list is likely the need to convince the decision makers

What if OSHA Didn’t Exist?

What if OSHA Didn’t Exist? Dan Hannan, CSP Sorry to disappoint but OSHA does exist and it's here to stay. But if OSHA was absent from our lives would we be better off? What would the workplace look like? Would pre-1970 “best-effort” safety practices be sufficient in today's workplace? Without OSHA would employers sensibly self-impose

Are Safety Incentives OK?

Are Safety Incentives OK? Employers are often in one of two camps when it comes to safety incentives: Safety is a condition of employment. You are paid to perform your job well and stay injury-free. Your pay is your incentive to stay safe and if you can’t this is not the place for you to