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April 28, 2019 @ 1:33 AM

Today is worker’s Memorial Day.  The day we mark the previous year’s workplace fatalities.  These workers leave behind friends and families that never recover emotionally and  financially from  fatalities. 

According to the National Safety Council, workplace deaths that were not preventable were 733 out of 5147 fatalities.  This statistic completely destroys the assertion that workplace fatalities are just “accidents” and “it was there time to die” that most safety people hear when managing a fatality.  

In one conversation I had during an accident investigation that was entirely preventable I asked the worker who didn’t see “the ...

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April 16, 2019 @ 4:53 PM

This post is from NBC News.  The general public is now becoming more aware of falls at work being a leading cause of injuries.  Now NBC has reported on it.  Click here for more information.

Contact us for helping us to prevent fall protection injuries contact us at jim@safetywars.com or 201-984-5625.

 

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April 8, 2019 @ 4:19 PM

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For Air Monitoring and Sampling Plans Please contact us at jim@safetywars.com or (201) 984-5625.

Why Air Monitoring Is Important by Jim Poesl

Air monitoring is completed on jobs where hazardous atmospheres might occur.  Normally these include:

·     Work at chemical plants

·     Work at oil refineries/terminals

·     Underground storage tank removal

·     Emergency responses

·     Confined space entries

·    &...

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April 6, 2019 @ 3:36 AM

What is Safetywars.com? by Jim Poesl

After almost three decades in the workforce and 25+ years of experience I realized that more was needed to prevent injuries rather than a set of rules and regulations.  What was needed was a change in mindset and motivation.  We are faced with what I call “Safety Wars™”.  In these wars there are casualties.  Consider these facts according to the National Safety Council workplaces in 2017 had:

·     4,414 Preventable injury-relate deaths

·     4,500,000 medically consulted injuries

·     $161.5 billion in costs to our economy.

Lack of safety is...

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