Workplace fatalities are so last century

By Bernard Silkowski, CSP, Director of Loss Prevention Operations In the course of 20 days that ended on Jan. 14, six employees died on the job in central Ohio. The news reports indicate that four suffered crushing injuries at three separate manufacturing sites and a loading dock, one fell off a ladder while replacing light … Continue reading Workplace fatalities are so last century

That’s not just a tight spot … that’s a confined space!

By Glenn McGinley, Director, Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Program and member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Confined Space Safe Work Practices Have you ever had a feeling of claustrophobia – that feeling that you’re trapped and a longing for open spaces while the refrain of “don’t fence me in” plays repeatedly in your … Continue reading That’s not just a tight spot … that’s a confined space!