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Risk Management: Should First Line Supervisors Conduct Accident Investigations?

Its Saturday night of a three day weekend (the kind where people go away), an accident happens and someone was hurt.  Who are you going to get to investigate?  If the person is seriously injured, who are you going to … Continue reading

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Risk Management: Fall Protection – Whoops, I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up

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Joe is a laborer sweeping and cleaning up on the fifteenth floor of a new building under construction.  He is wearing a Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS) harness and is tied off to the cable the super told him to.  … Continue reading

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Risk Management – What Is Your Insurance Fitness?

Well, its February and by now most of us have forgotten to keep our personal New Year’s fitness resolutions.  But this is a good time to check up on our insurance fitness.   For those of you who are getting your … Continue reading

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Risky Business – Playing With Fire Protection

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It’s October and once again it’s Fire Prevention Month.  So this year, I will try to compose a few posts that will look at fire prevention and fire protection from a risk management point of view.  In this post I … Continue reading

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National Preparedness Month – Are You Ready to Shelter in Place?

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September is National Preparedness Month.  As the American Red Cross (ARC) asks us to prepare family emergency disaster plans, I ask you “what do you know about the Emergency Action Plan at work?”  The ARC motto for family emergency plans … Continue reading

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Water, Rest, and Shade – Precautions for Working during Heat Advisories

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Today in NYC, NOAA National Weather Service posted another heat advisory.  A heat advisory is issued when the combination of temperature and humidity exceeds or is predicted to exceed 105° F for more than two days. Hot weather will affect … Continue reading

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3D Safety Plan – Star of NYCDOB Build Safe/Life Safe Conference

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Monday, April 23, was the start of NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) eighth annual safety week.  And the kick off event was a daylong conference at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square.  The DOB did an excellent job of … Continue reading

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