Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM

Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM

Dan is an independent environmental health and safety consultant. He can be reached at (419) 356-3768 or by email at dan.markiewicz@gmail.com.

ARTICLES

How to develop safety skills versus safety knowledge

July 9, 2014
Credential mills flourish because few people take the time to understand how the numerous and varied credentials from a state driver’s license, school diploma, and whatever title, such as CPR certification, are legally and ethically bestowed upon individuals.


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Age-friendly safety strategies

June 2, 2014
One in every five American workers will be over the age of 65 by 2015, and one in four Americans will be over 55 by 2020, according to NIOSH’s webpage “Healthy Aging at Work” established in March 2014.


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The rise of city-state health & safety laws

Are you ready for the local consequences?
May 1, 2014
Smoke-free workplaces are the norm across the nation.


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12 ideas to improve your safety programs

Major innovations to small tweaks
April 1, 2014
Looking to improve your worksite safety and environmental health programs?


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OSHA's annotated PELs and OELs

March 4, 2014
The following quiz will help determine if you understand the changing landscape of chemical management and use of occupational exposure limits (OELs).


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Many U.S. health protections lag behind or don’t exist

February 3, 2014
Where do U.S. workplace conditions stand among other countries and how do these conditions influence the health of our nation? Let’s take a snapshot of conditions.


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Out of balance: safety inspections vastly outnumber health inspections

January 23, 2014

FYI - Another "health" disadvantage:  OSHA inspections used to count 1:1; therefore, the agency conducted more safety inspections to save time (22 hrs safety inspection vs 34 hrs. health inspection). OSHA's 2014 FY budget propose 31,400 safety inspections vs 7,850 health inspections.


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Science wars: Are you a solider for truth?

Evaluate the evidence and make your risk determination
January 2, 2014
In November 2013 the American Council on Science and Health ridiculed Scientific American for publishing junk science.


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Time to transition to safer chemicals

The flood of new chemical risk information won’t stop
December 5, 2013
To maintain pace with best practices, you need to get your workplace chemical management program well beyond OSHA compliance within approximately the next 24 months.


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Can’t get a handle on the OS&H workforce

So many people contribute to safety it’s hard to quantify it
November 4, 2013
When we visualize data in the NIOSH funded report, crunch numbers, and acquire additional data, who OS&H pros are just doesn't add up.


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This presentation will cover why a safe workplace equates to good business, why keeping workers truly safe from hazardous gases requires a complete gas detection program, and how your investment can ensure an ROI to your overall business.

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