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Safety is Comfort and Comfort is Confidence

Safety is Comfort and Comfort is Confidence
  A question recently posed to the Safety Justice League was along the lines of why continue in safety. Perhaps there were heroics needed in another line of work. Jason Lucas Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Safety is Comfort and Comfort is Confidence
April 22, 2022

A question recently posed to the Safety Justice League was along the lines of why continue in safety. Perhaps there were heroics needed in another line of work. Jason Lucas knows why he stays in the game, and it’s all about comfort. Comfort doesn’t mean complacency. In this case, Lucas knows that his experience […]

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Why Organizations Should Approach the Role of Safety as a Department
April 8, 2022

When everything goes as planned and safety is doing its job, everyone’s happy. But what happens when things do not go accordingly? Then it may be time to call on The Safety Justice League. Hosts Abby Ferri, Jason Maldonado and Jason Lucas joined forces yet again to talk about those less than great expectations and provide some insights on […]

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Who Do Experts Turn To When They Have Questions?
February 18, 2022

It’s coming up on two years since the Safety Justice League formed their mighty alliance to bring their show to the podcasting world. Trying to make the world a safer place, one episode at a time is no easy feat. Still, looking back at the past couple of years, Abby Ferri, Jason Maldonado and Jason Lucas are […]

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How the Change in Reasonable Suspicion Policies Could Impact Employers
December 10, 2021

Reasonable suspicion for drug testing on the job changed recently under the new administration. To cover what’s new and provide tips for employers, Safety Justice League welcomed Adele Abrams, an attorney focusing on OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration), and employee safety. “Reasonable suspicion is a hot topic again under a new […]

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VPP Star—Creating and Advancing a Superior EHS Culture
September 29, 2021

VPP is a federal OSHA program that promotes collaboration between OSHA and a business. With Bartell Machinery Systems, President Patrick Morocco and Head of EHS and Maintenance Michael Stoots spoke to Courtney Echerd on how this program can lead to an Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) culture within an organization. Bartell, a manufacturer of […]

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How Will Construction Firms Build on a Rough 2020?
February 9, 2021

Most employees found themselves working remotely since the beginning of the pandemic. However, that hasn’t been the case for those in the construction industry, as their work hinges on the physical work they do on a day-to-day basis. How have construction companies managed so far, and what can they expect for 2021 and beyond? Daniel […]

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The Rooftop Report: How a People-First Approach Can Lower the Risk of Falls
May 29, 2020

Dan Huntington still laughs as he remembers a lesson he learned in his college days. For years, his alma mater tried to keep students off the grass in a main area with signs and regulations. Finally, the administration realized it simply needed to work with the students’ established behaviors and pave the paths regularly […]

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