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Maureen Davis

Maureen Davis
Maureen has over 20 years of experience in occupational and public safety and health in the environmental and construction industries. As health & safety manager, Maureen’s primary responsibility is to provide effective leadership focused on compliance with all Federal, State and local health and safety regulations. At Handex, she has been instrumental in the development and implementation of strategies, training programs and various ways to ensure compliance with best safety practices. She is truly passionate in fostering the safety of others whether at work, home or in the general public.
 
 

Recent Posts

Safety Tips for Working in Extreme Heat

May 30, 2019 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety, Field Work

As we enter the summer season in Florida, temperatures begin to peak and reach potentially dangerous heights for outdoor workers. If you are one of those sweating your way through the work week, you should be aware of the numerous health risks associated with extreme heat and how to avoid them. Read More

Handex is Pleased to Announce Our 2018 EMR Rate

December 20, 2018 | Maureen Davis Topics: EMR Rating, Health & Safety, Quality

As contractors continue to be judged by an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) rating, we need to understand why it is so important in the environmental industry. The EMR is a term used in the insurance business – specifically in workers’ compensation insurance – to describe the adjustment of an ... Read More

Safety Training - Why It Is Important

September 6, 2018 | Maureen Davis Topics: News, Health & Safety

  Training is as important to the employee as it is to the overall health of the organization. The right training can make the difference between meeting and exceeding expectations. So don’t just train your employees, educate them. Training should be ongoing using the most current information that ... Read More

Handex Celebrates 4 Years Recordable Injury Free

June 27, 2018 | Maureen Davis Topics: News, Health & Safety

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What Is the Importance of PPE

August 24, 2017 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

Employers have a responsibility to provide employees with a safe and healthy workplace. Part of fulfilling that requirement entails supplying personal protective equipment (PPE). PPE is equipment that can help protect you against health and safety hazards at work. Read More

How to be Prepared for a Severe Weather Event

June 13, 2017 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety, Storm Safety

 During the event of any weather-related watch or warning, the health and safety of our employees is a primary concern. However, before any watch or warning takes place, at Handex, we emphasize the importance of being prepared before any storm season begins. Because the unexpected can happen in the ... Read More

How Can You Avoid These Post-Hurricane Dangers?

October 18, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety, Storm Safety

Very few people enter the hospital during a major storm like Hurricane Matthew. After the storm, however, the floodgates tend to open. Many potentially fatal injuries can occur during the after effects of a hurricane. In fact, several deaths were reported in Volusia and Orange Counties as a result ... Read More

How Handex’s “Nobody Gets Hurt” Policy Works

October 13, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

Handex is committed to conducting business in a manner that protects the health and safety of employees, as well as the environment, others involved in its operations, its customers, and the public. This commitment requires compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; facilities that are ... Read More

Best Practices of Leading Indicators

August 30, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

If you are waiting for an incident to occur before making a change, it is already too late. Leading indicators are safety metrics that companies can use to recognize and abate hazards before they experience a loss. By measuring the possibility of an incident occurring, companies can take steps to ... Read More

Why Your Company Should Start Using Leading Indicators Today

August 25, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

Historically speaking, past safety metrics were mostly considered when reacting to an event than preventing the event in the first place. However, this system was limited in it’s ability to achieve zero losses. Many organizations are now favoring what are are called “leading indicators” over ... Read More