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Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

Stay Protected, Be Prepared

With Hurricane Florence recently impacting the Southeast US, it’s important to remember that “preparedness” is one of the BEST things you can do to protect your family and your assets.

 

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Tracking Near Misses to Move Safety Forward

We all know the feeling. You’re completing a task either at work or at home and something dangerous and unexpected happens. You’re able to react and stop in time, but you’re left with a feeling in the pit of your stomach—worry that it was such a close call and relief that it wasn’t worse. This guy reaction is a classic symptom of a near miss.

 

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Improving Safety Through Employee Engagement

Wknow that employee engagement boosts productivity, but does it have even farther-reaching effects? Can engagement actually improve workplace safety? Research shows that it absolutely does.  

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Construction Waste: It’s Toxic!

Waste is never considered a positive thing and while we know some types of waste are more dangerous than others, waste that occurs on a job site could be classified as downright “toxic.” Why do we say this? Well, first let’s define waste.   (more…)

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Heads-Up, We’re Hands Free in Georgia

 As you have surely heard by now, a new “Hands Free Law” went into effect for the state of Georgia on July 1, 2018. This legislation is aimed at cracking down on distracted and dangerous driving due to hand-held devices being used behind the wheel. At McKenney’s we were already operating under a company policy of hands-free driving, and we welcome the new laws as a step forward in safety on our roadways.

 

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