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Eye on Safety Articles

ASA's monthly Eye on Safety column in Supply House Times, the official publication of ASA, is prepared by subject matter experts and industry professionals who follow and promote smart practices that lead to a safer workplace.
 

2022

Eye on Safety: Active Shooter Preparedness
Michael Place, Dakota Supply Group
November 8, 2022

Eye on Safety: Cold Weather Aches and Pains
Justin Sassen, Porter Pipe & Supply
October 13, 2022

Eye on Safety: Hazmat Training for Different Roles
Hannah Sesay, Ferguson
May 12, 2022

Evaluate Mental State Behind the Wheel
Nate Oland, Federated Insurance

Slips, Trips & Fall Season
Hannah Sesay, Ferguson

ASA Honors Safety Award Winners
American Supply Association

The Value of Safe Lifting Techniques
Nate Oland, Federated Insurance

OSHA Top 10 Most-Cited Standards and Other Benchmarks
Jim Kendzel, American Supply Association
 

2021

Eye on Safety: Prepare for the Unexpected
Michael Place, Dakota Supply Group
November 10, 2021
 
Evaluating Forklift Safety in Your Warehouse
Nate Oland, Federated Insurance
September 8, 2021
 
What You Need to Know About Welding
Breton Hampel & Jason Carroll, Bradford White Corp.
August 11, 2021

Time to Be Recognized for Your Worker Safety Excellence
Jim Kendzel, American Supply Association
March 28, 2021

Don't Risk It All With a Slip, Trip or Fall
Nate Oland, Federated Insurance

Fire Hazard Assessment and Prevention in the Workplace
Nate Oland, Federated Insurance

Can You Be Sued for OSHA Safety Violations?
Push to allow employees to sue employers for OSHA violations.
Brittney Cornillaud, First Supply

Safety Education at ASA
American Supply Association

Lessons Learned from 2020
Jim Kendzel, American Supply Association
 

2020

Hazard Communication
Be Great In These 3 Areas!
Mike Place, Dakota Supply Group

How Does My Company Measure Up?
Accessing BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII)
Jim Kendzel, ASA, and Ricky Bryant, NIBCO

What to Expect When OSHA Inspects
Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP

Injury Prevention is an ART Form
Bill D'Amico, Victaulic
 
osha's General Duty Clause
Braford T. Hammock

Working Through a Heat Wave
Nate Oland, Federated Insurance

A Crash Course on Work-Relatedness
Brittney Cornillaud, First Supply 

Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2019
Jim Kendzel, American Supply Association
 

2019

Automated External Defibillator
Why early response is so important.
Jeff Duncan, American Pipe & Supply 
 
Workplace Violence Awareness
Shawna Neilson, AIC, AIM, AIS, Gibson
 
Fall Protection
Thinking about what happens before it happens. 
Greg Holbrock, Winsupply 
 
Workplace Injury and Illness Reporting
Greg Holbrock, Winsupply 
 

2018

 
ASA Submits Renewal Application as an OSHA Alliance Partner
Jim Kendzel, American Supply Association
 
 
Fire Extinguisher Reviews
Greg Holbrock, Winsupply 
 

2016

what's in your first-aid kit?
Mike Place, Dakota Supply Group
 
 

2015

 
Be Prepared for OSHA's New Reporting Rules
Mary Prahler, First Supply 
 

2014

Are You Prepared to Administer First Aid? 
Mike Place, Dakota Supply Group 
 
 
October is Sudden Cardiac Awareness Month
Mike Place, Dakota Supply Group
 
The Importance of Emergency Eyewash Stations
Ryan Pfund, Bradley Corporation
 
Does Your Warehouse Have an Insect Problem? 
Miles Dellger, First Supply 
 
Take the Danger Out of High Heat Situations
Mary Prahler, First Supply 
 
Forklift Safety is Critical in Warehouse Setting
Peter Wright, Century Vallen/Texcan
 
 
The Value of Accident Investigations
Mary Prahler, First Supply 
 
 

2013

How to Properly Handle Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure
Mike Place, Dakota Supply Group

The Importance of OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (Part I) - Checklist for Compliance
Louisa Mayers, SDSpro

The Importance of OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (Part II) - Checklist for Compliance
Louisa Mayers, SDSpro

Steps Employers Can Take to Evaluate Risk and Prevent Workplace Violence
Michael Taylor & Nickole Winnett, Jackson Lewis LLP

Get Certified - The Benefits of OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs
Bill D'Amico, Victaulic

ASA Safety Awards;  How Does Your Incident Rate Stack Up?
Dan Hilton, American Supply Association

 

2012

Better Safe than Sorry - Working on Elevated Surfaces
Rudy Cuevas, Associated Integrated Supply Chain Solutions

Safe Delivery - Reduce Risk with Proper Cargo Securement
Mike Place, Dakota Supply  

 

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