Our virtual celebration continues…Reflecting back on our journey over the last 40 years, our next Wall of Famer is Rodney Nance. Rodney has worked at Springer-Peterson since 1993. 28 years later, we are honored to take some time to talk with Rodney about his perspective on this journey!
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By: #journeyto40 | February 18, 2021
This month, in honor of Springer-Peterson’s 40th Anniversary, we’ve selected Henry Bess as our Wall of Famer! We recently sat down with Henry and asked him some questions about his long standing career at Springer-Peterson…Question: What are your main responsibilities in your role at Springer-Peterson?
Answer: To get the job done! All of this while making sure everyone is safe and goes home to their family.
By: Administration | March 17, 2020
There is much to learn about the novel coronavirus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Based on what is currently known about the virus, spread from person-to-person happens most frequently among close contacts (within about 6 feet). This type of transmission occurs via respiratory droplets. Transmission of novel coronavirus to persons from surfaces contaminated with the virus has not been documented. Transmission of coronavirus in general occurs much more commonly through respiratory droplets than through fomites.
By: Jamie Wetherington | October 30, 2019
When do you say a situation is hazardous and when do you say it is risky? Are occupational illnesses and industrial diseases the same thing? Am I a competent person? Safety starts with knowing and really understanding. In the area of occupational health and safety, it is very important to be familiar with safety terms. This will make your work easier because you will avoid mistakes. It will also make the workplace less risky for you and the people moving around in it. Understanding might even save your life. Most safety terms and definitions may seem familiar to most of us, but do we really understand what they mean? Let’s find out.
By: Jamie Wetherington | October 2, 2019
Even the thought of climbing a ladder can be scary for some people. The potential for falls and serious injury is enough for many homeowners to leave the gutter cleaning and holiday decorating to the pros. But if you're a do-it-yourselfer, or you have to reach a high cabinet or replace a bulb in a ceiling fixture, you're probably going to use a ladder.
Falls are the third leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths and the top cause of nonfatal injuries, according to Injury Facts. In 2017 - 2018, 36,338 people died from falls at home or at work.
By: Jamie Wetherington | September 4, 2019
Many people in the safety industry never had the luxury of getting an education in safety management or being groomed over time for a management position. For inexplicable reasons, companies continue to feel like safety management is just something they can assign to somebody regardless of that person’s experience. If you are one of those people, it is important that you understand that good safety management goes well beyond what the regulations state.