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Be Believed, Be Believable

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By Mike Schultz, Director of Safety and HR At Vogel Bros, our beliefs sit at the core of our organizational foundation. We believe that: People are the key to our success, All jobsite accidents are preventable, Our actions make a difference, and We are in charge of our attitudes. But how do we influence others [...]

2019 National Safety Stand-Down

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By Vogel Bros. Safety Department Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for approximately 40% of construction fatalities recorded in 2017. OSHA developed the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction program in an effort to raise fall hazard awareness, curb this statistic, [...]

Plan Your Dig; Dig Your Plan

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By Vogel Bros. Safety Department Plan your dig, then dig your plan. This basic rule of excavation is a great reminder for anyone, whether at work or at home. The focus of April’s National Safe Digging Month is to remind people to plan ahead before digging or excavating because doing so will help prevent injuries, [...]

Safety & Continuous Learning

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By Daniel Vogel, Safety Specialist Vogel Bros. is a continuous learning organization and believes people are the key to our success. Training and education are at the foundation of this belief, which is why the Safety Department has planned a series of events emphasizing this concept. We kicked off 2019 with a company-wide HazCom Stand-Down [...]

Exercise Safety Tips

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By Vogel Bros. Safety Department Vogel Bros. values being a safe, ethical and caring company. One way we achieve this is by promoting healthy minds, bodies and spirits. Working out and exercising is important to your physical, mental and emotional health, but can pose serious risks to novices, those coming out of a prolonged period [...]

The Power of SMART Resolutions

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By Vogel Bros. Safety Department The start of the new year means new resolutions. But did you know that about 40% of people who make resolutions give up on them by February? While the reasons behind abandoning the resolutions are vast, one way to make sure you’re part of the other 60% is by making [...]