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2018

Strider Construction Builds Award Winning Safety Culture Awarded 2017 John D. Spellman Safety Award
On Friday June 1st, Evergreen Safety Council President, Jeffrey Vaughan met with employees and management at Strider Construction to award them with the 2017 Governor John D. Spellman Safety Award. Accepting the award for Strider Construction was Operations Manager, Kyle Gebhardt…

The Safety Awareness Issue Featuring National Safety Month, Construction Safety Week, Work Zone Awareness Week
June is National Safety Month—Themed “No 1 Gets Hurt” Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities. This year the theme is “No 1 Gets Hurt” and the month is broken into four focus weeks, each designated for a particular safety issue: week one focuses…

Evergreen Safety Council has a new President/Executive Director Meet Jeffrey D. Vaughan
This past Fall saw a change of guard at Evergreen with the retirement of Tom Odegaard. Tom had been a steadying and leading force for the organization for more than 14 years…

2017

The End of an Era at Evergreen Safety Council
An end to an era is soon approaching us here at Evergreen Safety Council. Tom Odegaard is retiring. Tom became Evergreen’s Executive Director in September, 2003…

Congratulations to T BAILEY, INC. for earning Evergreen Safety Council’s John D. Spellman Safety Award for 2016
…T BAILEY, INC.’s robust and dynamic safety program starts with full commitment from all workers, from their Owner and CEO to their newest employee. All employees worked very hard to change the safety culture of the company. Their consistent efforts have resulted in fewer accidents and injuries, and a considerable reduction…

Injury Prevention and Safety in the Workplace
Some Quick Tips to Get You Started. I know that safety professionals understand the cost of workplace injuries and illnesses and that part of their job is to provide ways to reduce, if not eliminate, injury costs…

The Best Defense May Actually Be Avoidance
As most of you know, safety is very important to us here at Evergreen Safety Council. For the most part we do focus on workplace safety, but there are other areas of safety that we all need to be aware of, such as our personal safety…

2016

The Importance of Safety Training and Why You Should Have a Strong Budget for It
What is your safety budget? …we are sharing the results of a nationwide survey conducted by the National Safety Council… Plus- Twelve Things You Can Do to Protect Your Workplace from This Biggest Hazard…

Continental Mills, Inc. Cooks Up a Winning Safety Trend
Evergreen Safety Council is proud to recognize Continental Mills, Inc. as the 2015 recipient of the John D. Spellman Safety Award…

On or Off the Job–Vehicle Crashes Have Big Costs for Employers
Many individuals never realize the financial impact of vehicle crashes on employers. However, a report just released by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), shows the significant costs to employers that direct crash-related expenses have whether the crash happened on or off the job…

Working Safely in the Rain / Updated CPR and First Aid Guidelines
…following a few simple guidelines, accidents and injuries can be prevented when working in the rain… / ILCOR released updated CPR and First Aid Guideline…

2015

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month
Studies have shown that victims of SCA who are treated immediately with CPR and AEDs until emergency medical help arrives have a much greater chance of survival. Onsite AEDs save precious treatment time, and can improve survival odds from 5% to 60%…

The Safety Role of the Front Line Supervisor
“Who is responsible for safety?” …a look at the safety role of the front line supervisor and how safety is part of production.

Distracted Driving Awareness Month
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Injury Prevention, Distracted Walking, Motorcycle Safety Tips.

Personal Awareness
Eye Safety, Importance of Interns, Brain Injury Awareness, Introduction to Safety Management.