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Safety First: Reducing the Risk of Falls and Injuries in the Workplace

This week’s guest blog comes from Jayde Ferguson of DM Civil Contractors. The construction and mining industry is easily one of the most dangerous when it comes to falls and injuries in the workplace. Each year, thousands are injured on … Continue reading

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Fleet Management Software: The First Step Toward Sustainability

The debate over fleet sustainability is increasingly focused on the question of ‘how’ rather than ‘if,’ according to experts and technicians who presented at the 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) held last week in Nashville, TN. Demand from customers … Continue reading

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Gas Storage Tank Maintenance: Quick Tips and Fixes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere (and maybe even then) you’ve undoubtedly heard the good news: gas prices are nearly 50 percent lower than they were a year ago. Fleet companies, heavy equipment contractors, and other companies, apart … Continue reading

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How DeFoe Corp Cut Downtime by 50% with ManagerPlus

For over five years now, DeFoe Corp, a heavy highway contractor specializing in bridges and architectural concrete, has used ManagerPlus Enterprise to streamline their maintenance operations and regulatory compliance. Our best-in-class solutions have enabled them to zero in on common … Continue reading

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CMMS: A Powerful Tool for Operational Risk Management

At first glance, Operational Risk Management (ORM) seems to be an overwhelming process. The risks that companies must contend with are varied and complex, and putting systems into place to prioritize and manage them effectively can place strains on even … Continue reading

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10 Lethal Industrial Hazards & Ways to Decrease Risk of Injury Using Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

Guest post by David James of Sandycroft Workwear, a UK-based safety apparel company. Careless health and safety practices within the construction industry were the cause of thousands of injuries and 148 deaths in the UK in 2013. The sad fact … Continue reading

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How to Enforce Safety Compliance Without Micromanaging

Check out our latest article for OSHAcampus.com on how construction managers can maintain safety compliance without nagging or micromanaging. http://www.oshacampus.com/blog/how-to-enforce-osha-compliance/

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How Strong Organization Saved Foster Farms from Regulatory Disaster

For years it appeared that Foster Farms, California’s largest producer of chicken, was doing an excellent job of keeping its meat salmonella-free. When the company conducted regular salmonella testing on chicken carcasses, they usually found no trace of the dangerous … Continue reading

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How Maintenance Software Can Help Guard Against Toxic Mold

Stories about the onset of mold-induced illness read like something out of a horror film. People who were perfectly healthy days or weeks ago develop sudden nosebleeds, rashes, headaches, and respiratory problems so severe that they must be hospitalized in … Continue reading

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The Elk River Chemical Spill: A Preventive Maintenance Cautionary Tale

Drinking Water Contaminated, a Company Bankrupted, a Federal Emergency Declared: All Because of One Leaky Tank Last January, when it was discovered that a single leaky tank had poured some 10,000 gallons of an industrial chemical into the Elk River … Continue reading

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