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can be even more effective in protecting their workers.
In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews and insights into how contractors and safety managers can be even more effective in protecting their workers.

Regulations & Compliance

Pesticide Safety Is No Joke

Pesticide Safety Is No Joke

Pesticide safety needs an uptick! Thousands of people are poisoned every year and many don’t know the cause. Listen to increase your pesticide safety. In this podcast, Dan Clark explains ways for workers—those applying pesticides—to keep themselves safe from the chemicals. Tips include droplet size, nozzle adjustment, PPE and more. Also critical

Dan Clark | September 2, 2015 | Pesticide Safety, Podcast | PPE, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety


Fall Protection – Wood Frame Tie-Offs OK

Fall Protection – Wood Frame Tie-Offs OK

Fall protection with personal fall arrest systems in residential construction is no longer a controversy. A new study says a PFAS anchored to wood is safe. Many construction companies have said that personal fall arrest systems aren’t feasible in residential work. New research proves them wrong. Safe tie-offs are possible with wood frame construction. Hear

Dan Clark | August 21, 2015 | Fall Protection, Podcast | PPE, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety



Wind Energy Safety

Wind Energy Safety

Wind energy safety is a careful blend of fall protection, electrical hazard awareness and much more. Hear the best practices for working on wind turbines. Working 30 stories up can a challenge for a worker. Add in unpredictable weather, high voltages, fire hazards, and confined space. This dangerous combination is business-as-usual at

Dan Clark | July 30, 2015 | Podcast, Wind Energy Safety | Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety



Confined Spaces In Construction 60 Day Delay

Confined Spaces In Construction 60 Day Delay

CONFINED SPACES IN CONSTRUCTION gets a 2 month deferral. OSHA won’t issue citations for violations of its new rule until Oct. 2nd, if there’s good faith. Employers get extra time to train employees in confined space hazards and acquire equipment needed to implement the new confined spaces in construction standard set to

Dan Clark | July 14, 2015 | Confined Spaces in Construction, Podcast | OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety





New Rule On Confined Spaces In Construction

New Rule On Confined Spaces In Construction

OSHA issued a confined spaces in construction rule. It’s about time. After noodling with it for over 20 years, the new standard goes into effect on Aug. 3, 2015. The confined spaces rule for general industry, initiated in 1994, never fully protected construction workers. OSHA finally catches up. Hear about the five things contractors must

Dan Clark | May 5, 2015 | Confined Spaces in Construction, Podcast | OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety