September 5th, 2018

New Cogbill Shop Items

New New New!
Labor Day has come and gone and Cogbill Construction is ready to get back to work! Tuesday’s meeting was focused around two new items in the shop. We have a new forklift and eye wash station. Our group discussion went over the new items briefly. We discussed in closing the importance of watching the weather channel in the heart of hurricane season. Cogbill Construction encourages everyone to have a hurricane plan.
Forklift Specs
– Product: Hyster 50
– Load Capacity: 4,300…

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August 29th, 2018

Back Health

Studies have shown that your spine changes as you age. Once an individual hits their early twenties they stop growing and every twenty years afterwards they lose a 1/2″ of height. Osteoporosis becomes a risk as you age. Women have a greater risk of osteoporosis because they have less bone mass then men. Getting older is inevitable,however, how healthy you are at 80 is completely up to you.
Major Causes for Bad Back Health
Back health is important for everyone. Posture, Weight, and…

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August 22nd, 2018

Safety Trivia Fun

Trivia Fun
Tuesday’s agenda started with a fun game of safety trivia. Divided into three teams, the battle against each other for the win began. The safety question topics included: general shop, forklift, press break, plasma table, iron work, and hot weather safety. Thrown in were multiple bonus questions to keep things interesting. Each question a team scored correctly they earned a point. Each bonus question was worth two points and tasty candy. Team captains were the supervisors and the…

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August 16th, 2018

Work Area Inspection | Cogbill Safety

Work Area Inspection
Our Tuesday safety meeting jumped off with a fantastic discussion on work area inspection. We discussed the four focus items to check everyday before work. These are tool condition, organized work area, trip hazards, and hand hazards.
Tool conditions are important to know before starting work. Inspecting all tools and machinery before the start of the work day will decrease the chances of an accident. Evaluating tools and machinery allows for the worker to catch…

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August 8th, 2018

Teamwork Cogbill Construction

Andrew Carnegie once wrote “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” In all companies, teamwork is the foundation. This allows the company to achieve goals and meet deadlines. As the saying goes, teamwork is what makes the dream work.
Material Handling & Storage
Cogbill safety meetings are always important to our…

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