Posts by Steve Pomponi

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  1. Is Your Company Prepared for a Medical Emergency? Create an Emergency Response Team.

    Did you know, your business—whether based in an office or at a construction site—must comply with certain federal requirements for first aid and emergency medical treatment? What many people don’t realize is that having a first aid kit and calling 9-1-1 are not enough. You likely need an Emergency Response Team for your company. Here’s […]

  2. Get Your Head in the Game: Six “How-Tos” to Create a Super Bowl-Winning Workplace Safety Culture

    All around the country, cleats are hitting the turf as NFL players throw everything they have into drills and scrimmages at training camp. While you’re enjoying a baseball game, grabbing an ice cream cone, or relaxing at the beach, NFL players are training hard—why? Because you can’t stumble into winning the Super Bowl. The same […]

  3. 11 Safety Tips for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists ─ Keep Everyone Safe During Driver Evaluations

    With more than 30 years in the safety field, I’ve noticed that when working with professionals in the mobility industry, they often forget that their own personal safety should be just as important as that of their clients’. Driver rehabilitation specialists can become overly focused on serving the needs of their clients, which is commendable, […]

  4. Don’t be Left High and Dry with an Impaired Fire Sprinkler System

    In our last blog we discussed how a properly operating fire sprinkler system is an effective fire safety tool. But what if your fire sprinkler system does not work for two reasons–either because it was recently activated by a fire or accidentally, or because it is currently shut down due to maintenance? If you don’t […]

  5. Fire sprinkler + flaming cheese = water damage: Lessons from a restaurant’s mishap

    A fire sprinkler, as this recent viral video shows, is an effective fire safety tool—but it can be unintentionally discharged when it is accidentally set off by friendly fire or a fire sprinkler head is struck or sheared off by a person or equipment.

  6. How to protect your assets and yourself prior to and during a civil disorder

    The recent riots and looting in Baltimore raised questions among my clients wondering about their personal safety as well as protection for their companies. The vandalism, theft and curfew caused significant losses to both individuals and businesses. Unfortunately, civil disorder is becoming more common, it seems. We have witnessed 23 similar events over the last […]