Tag: SAFETY MOMENT

SAFETY MOMENT: Leave yourself an ‘out’ when approaching dangerous situation

SAFETY MOMENT: Leave yourself an ‘out’ when approaching dangerous situation

At Seneca Meadows we have traffic flow plans and patterns in place along with maps that identify potential “hot zones” where there is a higher potential for dangerous situations. We also train our team to maintain a big picture view when driving ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: Preventing slips, trips, and falls on the worksite

On our essential work site we are consistently working to ensure complete safety for each other, our customers, vendors, site visitors and our neighbors. Preventing slips, trips and falls is one of the many behaviors we demonstrate every day to ensure a ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: Working outdoors in the winter? Take some precautions

Editor’s Note: Safety Moment is a monthly feature by Kyle Black of Seneca Meadows. On our essential work site we are always on high alert and we watch out for each other, and even more so this time of year so our ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: Potential hazards around blind spots

Editor’s Note: The following is a monthly feature written by Kyle Black from Seneca Meadows. At large facilities such as Seneca Meadows, there is always a potential hazard lurking around a blind spot.  We have developed strategies to minimize the risks associated ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Safe road tripping

SAFETY MOMENT: Safe road tripping

Editor’s Note: Safety Moment is a monthly feature written by Kyle Black of Seneca Meadows. Summer road trips whether two hour or two days, fill our heads with the anticipation at the beginning and the memories at the end. If there is ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Staying safe during the summer

SAFETY MOMENT: Staying safe during the summer

Editor’s Note: The following is a monthly column by Kyle Black, District Manager at Seneca Meadows Inc. With safety as our number one core value, we are always watching out for each other. We want to make sure that at the end ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Wear your Personal Protective Equipment

SAFETY MOMENT: Wear your Personal Protective Equipment around the house

Editor’s Note: Safety Moment is a monthly feature written by Kyle Black of Seneca Meadows. At Seneca Meadows, wearing PPE is part of our everyday ritualistic behaviors as we head out the door for our daily work.  What is PPE?  PPE is ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: ‘Get Out And Look’ to avoid blind spot issues

SAFETY MOMENT: ‘Get Out And Look’ to avoid blind spot issues

Whenever possible at our facility, we aim to avoid backing any of our vehicles.  It is much safer to go around and make a loop.  When we do require a backing maneuver, we get out and look (GOAL).  Even with a backing ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: Staying warm in the cold is crucial for safe outdoor work

On our essential work site we stay on high alert and we watch out for each other especially this time of year so our team can prevent cold stress. Many on our team are outside for extended periods of time.  According to ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Walking safely in the winter

SAFETY MOMENT: Walking safely in the winter

We have covered this concept in the past - safely walking on ice and snow.  It’s called the penguin shuffle.  It is the final offensive push, or last line of defense depending upon your perspective.  The snow has been shoveled, and the ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Eight people die per day due to distracted driving

SAFETY MOMENT: Eight people die per day due to distracted driving

In this month's Safety Moment the CDC says that eight people will die in just one day due to distracted driving. A look at the definition and what you can do to take a safety pledge when on the road in a ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Take it slow, drive slow

SAFETY MOMENT: Take it slow, drive slow

As mother nature turns down the thermostat, our team recognizes some site specific cold weather driving practices such as always leaving yourself an “out,” but there are many snow and ice driving tips that are constant no matter where we are: – ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Mental health important during difficult times

SAFETY MOMENT: Mental health important during difficult times

While all have been social distancing, stopping the germs, and now donning face covers, this can all be overwhelming emotionally and mentally.  Mental health care during the COVID-19 outbreak will be important for our overall well being now and when the outbreak ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Good housekeeping important

SAFETY MOMENT: Good housekeeping important

At Seneca Meadows we practice regular intervals of housekeeping as it is an essential element of safety. Good housekeeping is a basic safety fundamental that can easily be overlooked as we strive for zero incidents across the operational corners of our facility, ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: #JustDrive and don’t be distracted on the road

SAFETY MOMENT: #JustDrive and don’t be distracted on the road

The 4 most prevalent incidents that are seen in many industrial operations involving a vehicle are identified as rollovers, rear collisions, backing and intersection incidents.  Our awareness of those risk areas allow us to better prepare our team to eliminate incidents in ... MORE