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October 2020 Safety Coach: Bring Out Your Halloween Safety Magic

Safety CoachRecognize the Signs During the COVID-19 pandemic, some of your employees likely have experienced increased levels of stress or anxiety, both in their work environment and home life. No doubt, some have used over-the-counter or prescription medications to treat these symptoms. In our next session of Drug Impairment Training for Texas Employers (DITTE), we’ll …

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September 2020 Newsletter: If Safety Vision is Clear, then Results Will Appear

Doggone Right Some workplace safety and health programs may overlook impairment. One reason: People are of the mindset that nobody would work impaired. When they hear incidents of drug impairment have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, they express shock and concern. They wonder: How is that possible? Why is this occurring? How could this affect …

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May 2020 Safety Coach: Safety without a Plan is Like a Car without Wheels

Safety CoachPencil Tip Sharp Recently, I sent details about upcoming continuing education opportunities to David Holden, senior safety specialist with the City of El Paso’s water department. I was struck by how quickly he responded. As it turns out, he makes it a practice to share this type of information with his safety team – …

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