Environmental Effects of Graffiti

Graffiti is not only an eyesore. From cradle to grave, spray paint is an environmental and health hazard. It is an ongoing nuisance and recently, the LA City Council just approved $3.8 million dollars to remove graffiti from two high-rise buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles County alone erases 30 million square feet of Read more about Environmental Effects of Graffiti[…]

The Delicate Balance Between Human Health & Sustainability

There is a delicate equilibrium between human health and environmental stewardship. There are more nuances and considerations than meets the eye. Each decision we make, whether in our daily routines or on a broader societal scale, should be given careful consideration. The abundance of sustainable alternatives on the market brings with it a myriad of Read more about The Delicate Balance Between Human Health & Sustainability[…]

Learn to Inspect Your Rental Forklift

  Forklifts play a pivotal role in smoothly operating warehouses, construction sites, and various industrial environments. These heavy machines are essential when it comes to moving heavy loads with efficiency. However, we cannot overstate the significance of the proper inspection of forklifts—especially rentals. A thorough inspection is the bedrock of safe and efficient operations, from Read more about Learn to Inspect Your Rental Forklift[…]

Are You Ready To Take The Heat?

  I do not have to tell you we are experiencing a heatwave—and a long one. You wake up daily to a notification on your phone telling you how hot it will be. Articles pop up every other day about record-breaking temperatures across the country and the world. Perhaps you have heard that meteorologists are Read more about Are You Ready To Take The Heat?[…]

Creating Trust in Risk Management

I recently encountered a prominent example of the importance of trust in risk management. One of our clients received a legal complaint about an unsafe condition at one of their sites. They asked me to perform an audit. When I arrived at the site, the individual showing me around revealed that they had made the Read more about Creating Trust in Risk Management[…]

Calculating ROI in Risk and Safety

  Is safety worth the price? No, this isn’t the start of an article about the immeasurable value of employee health and community safety. This is a dollars and cents conversation and a crucial discussion to have. Money matters, whether you are a private firm looking to maximize profits or a public agency working from Read more about Calculating ROI in Risk and Safety[…]

What does RUST teach us about safety

The ongoing saga of the tragic production of the movie Rust recently took another step. On January 19, New Mexico state prosecutors leveled criminal charges in the on-set accidental shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Actor and producer Alec Baldwin and armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed each received two counts of involuntary manslaughter. This is just the Read more about What does RUST teach us about safety[…]