December 3rd, 2018

Safety Talk; Line Of Fire; shop talk; hazard

Line Of Fire: Watch Out!
Finding yourself caught in a line of fire? What does this mean? Simply, putting yourself in harms way. Three particular hazards to watch out for include: 1)Caught-in or between 2)Struck by 3)released energy. Hazards like the ones stated can cause painful injuries or death.

Caught-in or between: this occurs when appendages, clothing, or even a person in whole is caught in machinery or between a machine and a resting object. Examples we found in our shop include:…

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September 27th, 2018

Boosting Morale

Morale in the Workplace
If asked, “What does morale mean to you?” or “What is morale like in your shop?” most would respond with “nice working environment” and “good”. Here at Cogbill we try to push past the basic simple answers to those questions. Albert Einstein once said in a french quote “Without moral culture, there is no chance for men.” Basic understanding has us infer that without morals or a moral compass, men cannot move forward or succeed.
Morals & Morale
When Cogbill talks…

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September 19th, 2018

Distractions at the Work Place

Work Place Distactions
Work place distractions are always a safety concern. In a fabrication shop you have numerous of distractions. Cogbill Construction took a look at potential distractions in our shop on Tuesday and this is what we found.
Our employees discussed what our potential distractions could be in our group session. Items such as texting or answering phone calls and checking emails. Other items included loud music, loud machinery, co-workers interrupting job process, and even…

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September 14th, 2018

Why We Talk About Safety

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September 11th, 2018

Remembering 9/11

Taking a moment of silence to remember all who were lost on this day 17 years ago.
Written By: Teresa Reeves
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