By Steve Crothers Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016 | From the March 2016 Issue of FireRescue Constant self-improvement as an instructor is imperative. How do you get better? How are you truly challenging yourself and seeking to improve? What tools are you using in your teaching? As instructors, we should focus on elevating our teaching […]
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The Campbell Institute: Eliminating higher-potential events Glenn Murray February 21, 2016 Tags Campbell Institute / Safety excellence / The National Safety Council The Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council is the EHS center of excellence. Built on the belief that EHS is at the core of business vitality, the Institute seeks to help organizations, […]
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(February 22, 2016) – On Feb. 16, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other federal safety agencies announced that they have designated May 2-6, 2016, for the third annual National Safety Stand-Down. The event is a nationwide effort to remind and educate employers and workers in the construction industry of the serious […]
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(February 22, 2016) – Lifts are often referred to as Critical simply because “it’s the biggest lift we’ve ever done,” but that shouldn’t be the determining factor, according to SC&RA’s new Guide to Mobile Crane Safety Management. There are certain aspects of some lifts that necessitate the classification of Critical because they present exceptional risk. […]
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First lift on 2/17/2016 for the new MLC300 at Morehead City State Port Terminal in North Carolina. We are loading steel bridge beams onto a barge destined for a new bridge crossing the Hudson River in New York that will replace the Tappan Zee Bridge. The crane is configured with 177.2’ of main boom and 474,400 lbs. of counterweight.
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Rapid Reporting Cuts Workers’ Compensation Claim Cost The best way to lower workers’ compensation costs is to prevent accidents from happening in the first place. After an accident occurs the simplest way to control the cost of the claim is to report it promptly. Delayed Reporting Increases Claim Cost Studies of strain injuries show claim […]
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Editor’s Note: Forecasters are calling for heavy snow on the East Coast this week, so we’re reposting this timely blog with updated links. It was originally published in 2013. The bite of wi… Source: Working in a Winter Wonderland: 4 Things to Know in the Snow
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