Slip and Fall Prevention

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist Recently, most of Nebraska received significant snowfall. When I checked the Dept. of Roads website at 7:00 a.m. the Interstate was closed in the panhandle and the entire state road map was pink, not good. Not good...

Money for Minutes Reminder

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist Happy New Year! This will be NIRMA’s third year of funding two $500 Money for Minutes awards. These are for those member safety committees that conducted their quarterly meetings and submitted minutes for review...

PPE, Culture, and Injury Prevention

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist With the slowdown in road projects and maintenance brought on by winter, many counties shift work to removing and trimming troublesome trees in their rights-of-way. Tree trimming can be a dangerous combination of...

Department of Transportation Clearinghouse

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist Lately I have been fielding questions relating to the Department of Transportation’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse). Everything from “Do I have to do this?” to “What is it?”, so it seemed like a good...

Fatalism and Loss Prevention

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist I was recently given a new book titled “Rethinking Hand Safety, Myths, Truths, and Proven Practices,” authored by Joe Geng. Mr. Geng grew up in the glove manufacturing business. He knows a thing or two about gloves...
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