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As the lights came on and the banquet room at the Sheraton Hotel bustled with field employees, Charlotte Safety Day 2018 got under way. You could feel the energy level in the room as all participants—including the instructors—were charged with a sense of something very different and very significant.
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
Welcome to Summer 2018! It’s already been cooking up in temperatures around the Southeast and it’s important to plan for, and protect against, the threat of heat stress related illness in the construction industry. Keep in mind that exposure to heat during work activities can lead to illness and death. Symptoms of heat stress illness range from heat rash to … Read More
In our previous blog post, we explored the idea that a large percentage of job site accidents and injuries could be preventable if certain “Common Causes” were identified and addressed. The ABC 2018 Safety Performance Report takes that line of thought even further and issues the challenge that “all incidents are preventable” in a culture “where safety is considered a moral obligation not just for … Read More