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Florida International University Bridge Collapse Leads to Multiple Safety Violations

Five contractors are responsible for a March 2018 bridge collapse at Florida International University, an OSHA investigation discovered. The agency cited Figg Bridge Engineers Inc., Network Engineering Services Inc. (doing business as Bolton Perez & Assoc.), Structural Technologies LLC (doing business as Structural Technologies/VSL), Munilla Construction Management LLC, and The Structural Group of South Florida […]

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When an Employee Has a Substance Abuse Problem, Tread Carefully

Employee impairment from drug or alcohol use and the effects of substance addiction create significant risks in the manufacturing workplace. A momentary lapse of attention caused by impairment from illegal drugs or alcohol can result in severe and irreversible consequences: personal injury, property damage, even death.  Meanwhile, we know that some ten million individuals show […]

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SLC 2018 Q&A: Don’t Crowd Out Safety and Overload Your Workforce

Information overload could cause problems when it comes to educating workers about safety. Bo Cooper and Kathleen Dobson, safety directors at Alberici Constructors, will talk to attendees about how simplify your safety messages at the 2018 Safety Leadership Conference in Louisville. Related: Join Us at Safety Leadership Conference 2018 – Save 15% with the code […]

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Webinar: When Time Is Not On Your Side: Best Practices in CPR and Defibrillation

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4, New York)Duration: 1 HourEvent Type: Live WebinarCost: Free Register Today!  Description Cardiac arrest can strike a seemingly healthy individual of any age at any time, often without warning. Each year, more than 356,000 people in the United States experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.1 According to […]

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SLC 2018 Q&A: The Safety Professional's Role in Preventing Workplace Bullying

In his session titled “The Safety Professional’s Role in Preventing Workplace Bullying,” part of the Safety and Risk Management Track for the 2018 Safety Leadership Conference in Louisville on Nov.6-8, I. David Daniels will speak to attendees about how a safe workplace involves more than the prevention of physical injuries. Daniels, president/CEO of ID2 Solutions, LLC, […]

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Rebooting PM Education: Is Gamification the way to go?

17 September 2018 / 12:00 Project management (PM) education is becoming an essential, if not the necessary, component of both undergraduate and post-graduate curricula at universities across the globe. In fact, PM principles and fundamentals are even being taught at the secondary and higher school levels (e.g. at some schools in USA and Australia; https://pmknowhow.wordpress.com/useful-links/). […]