Adam Johnsen: Article History

July 10, 2018

A Special Message to District Management

As the Pool’s Safety Consultant, I get the opportunity to meet many people at member districts. One thing I have discovered, unfortunately, is that many districts access confined spaces, but do not have proper measures in place to do so safely.

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March 28, 2018

Power Up Your Safety Committee

Safety is an ongoing process. Your safety committee needs tools and support to ensure a safe workplace for everyone. Take a look at how our services can assist your district’s safety committee.

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January 2, 2018

An Ounce of Prevention and a Ton of Snow

Slips, trips, and falls (STFs) are some of the most common workplace injuries. The worst of these usually happen right at the onset of winter. This suggests that the majority of us may not be prepared for that first serious snow that sweeps through Colorado.

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October 16, 2017

The Foundations of Ergonomics

Do you ever get a sore neck just sitting at your desk during the work day? Does your wrist ever become sore while typing? If this is you, there is a lot you can do to address the causes of some of your pain with the help of ergonomics.

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July 17, 2017

Get in Gear

We have partnered with First Gear Skid School to help put safer drivers behind the wheel.

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July 17, 2017

An Open Letter to District Supervisors and Managers

As a supervisor in your district, you are looked upon as a leader and as such, you have a responsibility to guide your team, adapt to changes that come up, and plan for success. But part of that mission means ensuring that your district is both a safe workplace and a safe place for guests and visitors.

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July 17, 2017

One Size Does Not Fit All

Our eyes are important parts of our lives. People rely heavily on visual information to complete even the most mundane tasks like making breakfast or navigating your way to work. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reported that there are roughly 2,000 eye injuries every day in the United States.

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April 11, 2017

Pool Climbing Walls Make a Splash

Swimming pool climbing walls are one of the newest features at many public aquatics parks around the country. If you haven’t seen one up close, it’s similar to a rock climbing wall sitting on the edge of one of your neighborhood pools.

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April 11, 2017

Shoring Up Your Dig Safety

The majority of trenching and excavation fatalities revolve around cave-ins. The soil you are excavating weighs a lot more than you may think. Depending on the soil, one cubic yard of earth can weigh up to a ton. This means that even a small accident can become a serious situation very quickly.

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January 19, 2017

The Canary In Your Coal Mine

To ensure your air monitors are taken care of, you will need to perform bump tests and calibration tests to evaluate its functionality and accuracy. The process for bump testing your air monitor varies depending on the type and model of air monitor you have.

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