OSHA Rules Still in Force During Pandemic

OSHA Rules Still in Force During Pandemic

Heightened awareness of the invisible hazard a top priority By Michael Downes 811 Magazines While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on nearly every aspect of American life, work in the construction and utility industries continues full steam ahead. And...
Liability, Now What?

Liability, Now What?

By Virginia Reames The Policy Center Jackson, MS One of the requirements for getting a contractor’s license is showing the Board of Contrators that you have liability insurance. Because technically, every board that issues any kind of license can be held liable if one...
A Deadly Wall of Dirt

A Deadly Wall of Dirt

By Benjamin W. Montoya, MSA President, Tri-State Safety Services LLC Imagine this: You’re at work performing your daily tasks when out of the blue a coworker pulls out a revolver. He takes all but one bullet out, spins the cylinder, slams it shut and asks you to put...

Me and Dillard killed a big old rattlesnake…

Me and Dillard killed a big old rattlesnake….’course Dillard was the one hit it in the top of the head with a skinny pine stump, but that didn’t keep us from telling everybody we killed it.   I don’t rightly know how old he was, I would have guessed something in the...