COVID-19 Information & Resources

Updated May 28, 2020 This is an unprecedented and confusing time for business owners. In an effort to provide you with valuable resources* that you can use, below is a listing of links that we will continue to update and add to in the weeks ahead. Please check back often for updates. For specific questions […]

ANSI A92 Aerial Lift Standards Delayed Until 2020

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By: Kevin Keith, Director of Safety Services, ABC Keystone The ANSI A92 Standards for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms has been delayed until March 1, 2020. As previously discussed, the updates will address design, terminology and training requirements. The main impact will be the training requirement for supervisors of the operators of the equipment. All supervisors […]

Tips for Job Hazard Analysis – Where to Begin

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By: Kevin B. Keith, Director of Safety Services, ABC Keystone Whether you are just starting to address safety in the workplace, or whether your company has had safety policies and procedures in place for years, assessing and reassessing hazards in the workplace can seem like a daunting task at times. In particular, if you are […]

Silica: The Approaching Storm

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By: Kevin B. Keith, Director of Safety Services, ABC Keystone Preparing for a safety concern is similar to preparing for a weather event. Preparing for anything that can impact your business, your production, and/or your employees can typically feel a bit strange. There are “traps” that exist in the mindset that we cope with in […]

The Impacts of a Work Injury

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By: Kevin B. Keith, Director of Safety Services, ABC Keystone Those of you that have been readers of these posts will know that the focus has been on preventing workplace injuries through proactive approaches to safety, having management’s involvement in creating a safety culture, and taking a team approach in educating the workforce to work […]

Getting Back to the Basics of Safety – Prevention

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By: Kevin B. Keith, Director of Safety Services, ABC Keystone There is an adage that states, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” When one considers safety and health programs, this statement becomes very true. In many of the OSHA specific trainings that I provide, there is a recurrent theme. Employers should […]