Passive Fall Protection is the Safe, Cost Effective Choice for Construction Sites

Dan Hannan, CSP A common belief is that success favors those that are active rather than passive. Hitting things head-on and hard directs the outcome, while being passive leaves you vulnerable. When it comes to safety, and in particular fall protection, we often find the exact opposite to be true. To find the best fit-for-purpose solution

By |2018-12-16T17:02:33+00:00December 16th, 2018|Hilmerson Safety Rail System|

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

By |2018-06-15T15:00:22+00:00February 9th, 2018|Safety Articles|

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 work. Safe behavior needs

By |2018-01-23T13:56:26+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Safety Articles|

How Will You Track Safety Performance in 2018?

Were you satisfied with your organization’s safety performance last year? Dan Hannan, CSP Regardless of your answer to that question, allow me to challenge you with this question—how do you know? It is critical to evaluate and understand how you are measuring success vs. failure of your safety program—are you only paying attention to injuries,

By |2018-06-15T16:20:36+00:00January 10th, 2018|Safety Articles|