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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You have an employee dislocate their finger at work.  You send her to an occupational medicine clinic.  While at the clinic, the physician performs a closed reduction procedure on her dislocated finger. It was determined that … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the safety manager at a heavy equipment manufacturing operation.  Your facility has an Emergency Response Team (ERT) that responds to emergencies and provides onsite first aid treatment as well as acts as the rescue … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the corporate safety specialist for a large organization.  The bulk of your job is to do site safety audits of the operations owned by your employer. You are conducting a site visit and safety … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario:  You have been hired as the new safety manager for a machine shop operation.  During the first few weeks, you are out on the plant floor with the maintenance manager reviewing the company’s energy control program.  … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario:  You have been hired as the Human Resource Manager for a company that supplies contract employees to healthcare facilities.  In this position, you also have responsibility for employee safety.  You start investigating what your employer has … Continue reading

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Scenario: You accepted a position as a safety director for a second tier auto parts manufacturer and once onboard you are made aware of a bitter battle underway where a contingent of the workforce is attempting to unionize and your … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the safety manager for a manufacturing plant.  The company you work for has a corporate safety staff. One of the corporate safety specialists comes to visit your facility and the two of you are … Continue reading

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Scenario:  You are responsible for your company’s in-house first aid team, which consists of a number of employees trained in basic first aid and CPR to respond to medical emergencies in your facility.  Having this program in place achieves compliance … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the safety manager of a fairly large, light industrial and warehousing operation.  There are approximately 200 fire extinguishers throughout your complex of several buildings, supplied and serviced by an outside vendor.  However, your company … Continue reading

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Scenario: You are the safety manager for a manufacturing company with about 500 employees. A spraying operation within your plant requires employees to use respiratory protection consisting of tight-fitting, full face air purifying respirators. The eight employees who work in … Continue reading

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