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Category Archives: Health and Safety Services

How Does Stress Impact Workplace Safety?

August 8, 2022

Many people experience stress on the job at some point in their careers. However, the problem may be more pervasive and dangerous than some employers realize. Causes of Stress in the Workplace According to a survey from the American Institute of Stress, 80% of workers feel stress on the job and nearly half say they
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How to Manage Fatigue in the Workplace 

June 2, 2022Night time, Male worker in uniform is tired and wiping his forehead

Workplace safety includes consideration of long work hours, swing shifts, and other rotating schedules that have an impact on worker fatigue. According to OSHA, almost 15 million American workers have full-time jobs that require evening, night, rotating or other irregular shifts that contributes to worker fatigue.  It is the employer’s responsibility to provide employees who
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EHS Best Practices with Management Systems and Training Programs

August 16, 2021

An EHS management system can provide many benefits to an organization. Worker safety, meeting regulatory requirements, minimizing operational risks, and meeting the demands of your customer are just a few advantages of an efficient EHS system. For the success and safety of your business or operation, it’s important to have a smooth implementation of an
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Total Safety Celebrates Leading Safety Milestone With Two Million Hours Without OHSA Recordable

November 5, 2013

Houston, TX—Total Safety’s Fire Services group has reached an industry leading safety milestone – two million hours without an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable. Celebrating two million non-recordable hours is a significant accomplishment. This milestone was achieved, in part, due to Total Safety’s commitment to continuous improvement in its safety culture. Safety is Total’s
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Plant Outage Safety: Make a List and Check it Twice!

December 16, 2011

By Mandy Sunderland, Senior Industrial Hygienist It is recognized that well-planned and executed outages are far less expensive and much safer than taking a reactive approach and responding to unplanned failures as they occur. Tremendous effort typically goes into planning and coordinating the various aspects of a major outage to maximize repairs and preventive maintenance
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Emergency Response Industrial Hygiene Monitoring

November 11, 2011

By Lisa Browning, Training Coordinator The time is now! Plan for how your facility will conduct emergency response industrial hygiene (IH) monitoring. What should you be looking for in a provider of this service? Because of the unique challenges surrounding emergency response IH monitoring, choose a provider that is able to develop written protocols/procedures, to
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