Author Archives: Adam Johnsen

Driver Training of the Future

Learn more about our efforts to bring this training to Colorado.

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Reminders for Safe Winter Driving

Here’s some helpful advice for preparing for driving on ice or snowy roads.

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Flaggers are Key to Roadside Safety

Whether your district is performing road maintenance or water and sanitation utility work, proper coordination of flagger safety is essential for everyone’s safety.

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A Special Message to District Management

As the Pool’s Safety Consultant, I get the opportunity to meet many people at member districts. One thing I have discovered, unfortunately, is that many districts access confined spaces, but do not have proper measures in place to do so safely.

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Power Up Your Safety Committee

Safety is an ongoing process. Your safety committee needs tools and support to ensure a safe workplace for everyone. Take a look at how our services can assist your district’s safety committee.

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An Ounce of Prevention and a Ton of Snow

Slips, trips, and falls (STFs) are some of the most common workplace injuries. The worst of these usually happen right at the onset of winter. This suggests that the majority of us may not be prepared for that first serious snow that sweeps through Colorado.

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The Foundations of Ergonomics

Do you ever get a sore neck just sitting at your desk during the work day? Does your wrist ever become sore while typing? If this is you, there is a lot you can do to address the causes of some of your pain with the help of ergonomics.

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Get in Gear

We have partnered with First Gear Skid School to help put safer drivers behind the wheel.

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An Open Letter to District Supervisors and Managers

As a supervisor in your district, you are looked upon as a leader and as such, you have a responsibility to guide your team, adapt to changes that come up, and plan for success. But part of that mission means ensuring that your district is both a safe workplace and a safe place for guests and visitors.

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One Size Does Not Fit All

Our eyes are important parts of our lives. People rely heavily on visual information to complete even the most mundane tasks like making breakfast or navigating your way to work. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reported that there are roughly 2,000 eye injuries every day in the United States.

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