Experience & Volunteer Leadership Part 2 — Maribeth Anderson || Client Side Chats

Sep 20, 2023 | Client Side Chats

In part two of our session with Maribeth Anderson, MPA, CSP, Maribeth and James discuss leadership with and for safety, and her experiences as developing into a safety leader. Maribeth discusses how she learned from reflecting on situations to improve herself as a leader and shares takeaways of leadership which we can all use. Maribeth is a Global Safety Director and the first ASSP Council on Regional Affairs Vice President, and she has a great wealth of experience in safety leadership during crises.

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JSA – Matt Herron Part 2 || Client Side Chats

JSA – Matt Herron Part 2 || Client Side Chats

In part two of our five-part series with Matt Heron, MS, PE, CSP, CPE, Lead Safety Engineer at the Southwest Research Institute, we discuss the use of the JSA as an interactive tool for keeping safety in the forefront. The key in getting uptake on using the JSA is making it easily accessible and easy to use. Integrating the JSA into the work process makes it part of the job and ensures it does not remain static.

LOTO — Matt Herron Part 1 || Client Side Chats

LOTO — Matt Herron Part 1 || Client Side Chats

Join us for the first of a five-part series with Matt Heron, MS, PE, CSP, CPE, Lead Safety Engineer at the Southwest Research Institute. In this first clip, we discuss lockout / tagout and how he worked through the process to get employee uptake for use. This is a great example of how to overcome barriers through engagement and consideration of customer design so an important safety element is used without question.

Company Responsibility for Employee Wellbeing — Jenna Valentine Part 3 || Client Side Chats

Company Responsibility for Employee Wellbeing — Jenna Valentine Part 3 || Client Side Chats

In part 3 of our three-part series with Dr. Jenna Valentine, we discuss employee being and organizational impacts. Dr. Valentine discusses how many times employers tend to look at employees as solving all the organization’s problems; however, that can’t be possible. Jenna cites data regarding the importance as well as performance and financial impact of wellbeing has success. Also discussed are the five pillars of wellbeing and how the career pillar is tied to the other four. Jenna also provides some insight as to what can be done to improve employee wellbeing that benefits everyone. Dr. Valentine (DACM, LAc) is a speaker, holistic wellness coach and practitioner. As a Doctor of Chinese Medicine and a licensed acupuncturist, with additional certification in functional medicine, Jenna is committed to uncovering practical and accessible methods for integrating health and wellness seamlessly into our fast-paced lives. Enjoy the final part of our series with Dr. Valentine.

Site Safety Manager and Support

We provide safety management support at your site/location using experienced, safety professionals for proven results

  • Site safety support when you need us
  • Site safety audits, hazard assessments and remediation
  • Special project support (LOBO, machine guarding, program development, etc.)

Safety Training

Applied skills and safety training for positive results.

  • Competent Person Level Training (English and Spanish)
  • Equipment Training (Aerial lifts, Forklifts, Harvesters, Tractors, etc.)
  • New Employee Orientations
  • Seasonal Training (ergonomics, pesticide, heat, harvest equipment, etc.

Safety Programs

Replicate your efforts by creating safety programs that provide consistency and lead to success.

  • Employee Policy and Procedures (P&P’s)
  • Written compliance programs (including but not limited to)
    • Confined Space Entry
    • Emergency Action Plans
    • Hazard Communication
    • Injury & Illness Prevention Programs (IIPP)
    • Lockout/Tagout
    • Workplace Violence Prevention

Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Systematic approach to managing risk and improving organizational performance

  • Regulatory compliance gap assessments
  • System design and implementation
  • Safety performance metrics

Risk Assessment & Analysis

  • Focus safety strategy as a measurable part of your business process
  • Risk management planning
  • Onsite Safety Assessments

Product Safety

  • Restricted Substances Lists (RSL), test requirements, vendor agreements, consumer product safety gap analysis, recall protocols, etc.

Mock Inspections and Appeal Preparation & Representation

  • Assistance with compliance and response documentation
  • Citation assistance and appeals support
  • On-site support during OSHA inspections and informal conference

ISO 14001 / 45001 Program Development, Training and Consultation

  • ISO 14001 is the internationally recognized standard for environmental management systems (EMS)
  • ISO 45001 provides an internationally-recognized framework for managing occupational health and safety risks

Industrial Hygiene

Our industrial hygiene services are designed to identify hazard sources and offer practical mitigation strategies.

  • Services include but are not limited to:
    • Air Monitoring Survey – measurement of airborne levels
    • Ionizing/Non-ionizing Radiation Survey – potential exposure assessments
    • Microbial (Mold) Survey – assessments of presence of mold
    • Noise Survey – measurement of noise exposure

Ergonomics

Our goal is to offer practical strategies for identifying risk factors and correcting ergonomic deficiencies, and then help you develop processes to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs).

  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Industrial Workstation
  • Office Workstation
  • Ongoing assessment and evaluation
  • Program development and implementation
  • Training

Environmental

  • Advanced Best Management Practice (BMP) Development
  • California Environmental Reporting System (CERs)
  • Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBPs)
  • Hazardous Materials Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) - Tier 1 Plan Submittals

Business Continuity Planning

Minimize and eliminate business interruption risks, keeping your business healthy and operational when faced with a crisis or disruption.

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Emergency Action Planning

Agricultural Services (Sustainable Ag)

  • ResponsibleAg Certification
    • ResponsibleAg is an industry-led initiative committed to helping agribusinesses properly store and handle farm input supplies. The program helps members ensure they are compliant with environmental, health, safety, and security regulations to keep employees, customers, and our communities safe.
  • Agricultural Safety Programs and Safety Management Systems
  • CA Accidental Release Prevention
  • FDA - Audits & Food Security Plans
  • Field Operation, Harvest Training, and Inspections
  • ISO Certification (45001 & 14001)
  • Pesticide, Fertilizer, Farm & Grain Storage Inspections
  • Written Pesticide Program Development and Annual Pesticide Training