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  • This month I decided to highlight the answers to some of the more common questions I get asked throughout the course of the year. I have tried to list OSHA’s official position on these. Are safety platforms attached to the forks of a forklift considered aerial lifts? According to OSHA, aerial devices (aerial lifts) are covered under §1910.67, Vehicle-mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms, and are any vehicle-mounted device that telescopes, articulates or both, which is used to position personnel.…

    Would You Be Ready If Disaster Strikes Your Company?

  • Does your Company have an emergency action plan in the case of a tornado? How about a fire? Depending on what your company does are you at risk of a possible terrorist threat. Oh wait, that last one is just probably the competition. All kidding aside, considering where we are located in the U.S. it is reasonable to assume that your company might be subject to a tornado or earthquake. How would you fare if an unexpected emergency happened today?…

    APRIL

  • SAFETY INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce that we have been asked to headline a seminar, on the ever so important topic of safety, for Enterprise University which is hosted by Enterprise Bank & Trust.  Enterprise Bank & Trust has a division called Enterprise University that offers a line up of knowledgeable free courses and seminars to business owners and/or their management on all kinds of important topics that apply directly to businesses. These topics can range from marketing, finance, sales, safety and much…

    MARCH

  • SAFETY INTERNATIONAL is selected and invited to be guest speaker at the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America EXPO!!  The PDCA offers the opportunity for it's members to achieve Accreditation by participating in a required Accelerated Accreditation Program.  The program consist of important topics and course work, and after program completion  members can become a PDCA Accredited Contractor.  One of the areas of the program is SAFETY PLAN TRAINING.  As experts in this field, the PDCA asked SAFETY INTERNATIONAL to come and speak on this all…

    FEBRUARY

  • SAFETY INTERNATIONAL is featured in J.D. Kutter Insurance Associates monthly Newsletter!  They feature a column thats called "Ask the Expert," and for this month's issue they have chosen SAFETY INTERNATIONAL to highlight our expertise on Safety within companies.  Their newsletter is sent out to hundreds of companies and is deemed as a creditable source for information on topics within the construction industry.  Some of the article is as follows: "Ask the Expert" Article J.D. Kutter Associates: Question:  "How are owners (end users) in St. Louis changing the safety…

    JANUARY

  • SAFETY INTERNATIONAL becomes an official licensed training provider of theAmerican Red Cross Association.  We now can offer our clients and companies CPR Training, AED Courses, and First Aid Classes in an accelerated format presented in an entertaining and informative manner.  We are proud to add this capability to our list of services in continuing to provide a well rounded list of safety essentials to companies everywhere!

    The Bottom Line on Safety

  • ST. LOUIS CONSTRUCTION NEWS AND REVIEW On July 14, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed fines of $221,600 against Clint Horn, doing business as Sturgis Tuckpointing, alleging that he repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards while they worked on scaffold structures. The alleged violations included misuse of portable ladders, no protection from overhead hazards, unsafe scaffold protection, lack of fall protection on a scaffold, and lack of or deficient scaffold training. "Falls remain the number one killer…

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