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Podcast – Why You Need a Lockout-Tagout Program

Check out the first episode in our new podcast to learn about the value of creating a lock-out tag-out program. One of the things we get involved in a lot is helping companies with lockout-tagout programs. A lot of it is because of the fact that OSHA has actually been inside of them. Lockout-tagout violations […]

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Safety and Health Hazards in an Office Environment

Although we have been in the Health and Safety business for over forty years, we rarely get asked to look at office safety issues. While there is a perception that offices are relatively safe places to work, there are still plenty of ways for people to get hurt. These are some of the common hazards […]

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What’s the Difference Between CO and CO2 – and When Do They Become Harmful

Two substances that are often confused with each other – but shouldn’t be – are carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2). Here’s what you need to know about CO and CO2, and when you should start worrying about them. Carbon Monoxide Carbon monoxide (CO) is not naturally occurring and is considered toxic to humans. […]

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Does OSHA Compliance Matter?

When it comes to worker health and safety, an employer has two liabilities: the liability that a worker will get hurt on the job and the liability of an OSHA inspection. It is our professional opinion that an injury to an employee, especially a key employee, is a much greater liability. It is also our […]

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Myths About Mold: It’s Not as Simple as You Might Believe

The Number One Complaint The number one complaint that we get on indoor air quality is mold; however, we rarely find that mold is actually the source of the problem. The reason for the discrepancy between perception and reality is that there are still a lot of myths about where mold comes from, why it’s […]