Articles by Dan O'Brien, CSP

Where the leader goes, so goes the organization

By Dan O'Brien, CSP

The biggest thing preventing our safety cultures, performance and progress is the mindset of our leaders. Safety will never trickle up in an organization, never!


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Heat stress help: Is your personal hydration meter on the full side?

By Dan O'Brien, CSP
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Are you tired of lessons and definitions of heat stress, heat exhaustion and heat stroke every summer? Don’t get me wrong, these are important topics for our employees to know and understand. My concern is many of our employees are a little short on actionable information past the three definitions.


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Gain enterprise-wide acceptance of initiatives

By Dan O'Brien, CSP
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My church has what they call a “Glocal” approach to ministries.


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Stop fighting fires

By Dan O'Brien, CSP
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Safety has come a long way, granted, but most programs have not advanced parallel to advances in productivity, technology, or equipment.
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Heavy Lifting

By Karen Jenkins, CSP and Dan O'Brien, CSP
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The safe handling of heavy materials is a critical component of workplace safety. A lot of strained backs and torn muscles can be avoided by proactively promoting safe material handling practices through comprehensive assessment of the work area and use of proper tools.
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Winter wear PPE

By Dan O'Brien, CSP
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Winter wear PPE is largely left up to the individual employee, with little or no guidance to accurately assess the appropriate protection. The following tips can help you bring the same emphasis to winter wear PPE that other PPE elements command.
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Heat stress prevention

By Karen Jenkins, CSP and Dan O'Brien, CSP
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With summer around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for the hot days ahead and how they affect employees. Difficult, strenuous work conditions can impact the health and well-being of your employees anytime. When the ambient temperature combines with humidity and work load, it drastically affects the body’s ability to cool itself.
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Today's IH expert

By Dan O'Brien, CSP
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To understand where the industrial hygiene industry is, you have to understand how very far it has come in just the past few years. We’ve moved from a fairly limited “industrial” exposure to an enormous and diversified exposure set. As new processes, products and chemicals have been developed, IH has grown right along with it.
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