Handex Insights

Chemical Handling Safety Tips

July 9, 2019 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

In 2016, twelve airmen from the Homestead Air Reserve Base were taken to the hospital after possible exposure to the highly toxic chemical Hydrazine. Read More

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

Handex Reaches 3 Years Recordable Injury Free

June 5, 2017 | Handex Communications Topics: News, Health & Safety

On June 3rd Handex reached a major milestone, three years recordable injury free as an organization. This is a tremendous success and a major achievement for Handex. This accomplishment reflects Handex’s commitment to health and safety while demonstrating our ability to maintain a culture of ... Read More

Handex Reaches 1,000 Days Injury Free

February 27, 2017 | Handex Communications Topics: Health & Safety

Handex is proud to announce that as of February 27, 2017, we reached a huge milestone of 1,000 days without any worksite injuries. This accomplishment reflects Handex’s commitment to health and safety while demonstrating our ability to maintain a culture of accountability. Read More

Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspection Guidance

December 8, 2016 | Augustine Ogbonnaya Topics: Health & Safety

All commercial vehicles that weigh more than 10,000 pounds must undergo inspection by the Department of Transportation at least once a year to ensure that all parts and accessories are in good condition, working properly and are safe to use. Read More