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Warren Brand

Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

Warren Brand’s coatings career has ranged from entry-level field painting to the presidency of two successful companies. Over nearly three decades, he has project-managed thousands of coating installations and developed specs for thousands of paint and coating applications. NACE Level 3 and SSPC PCS 2 certified, Brand, an MBA and martial-arts instructor, now heads Chicago Coatings Group, a leading coatings consultancy. Contact Warren.

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OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 3

OSHA has expressed particular concern with the supposed chilling effect and retaliatory nature of employee incentive programs used by many employers across industries.

Posted Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 2

The new “workers’ rights” anti-retaliation provisions of the updated Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulation add language to 29 C.F.R. §§ 1904.35 (employee involvement) and 1904.36 (prohibition against discrimination for reporting an injury).

Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 1

OSHA’s recent reform to its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulation has created quite a stir for employers.

Posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

No Two Alike

Have you ever been in a class or a training session with an individual who asked too many questions? How about with an individual who knew everything about everything?

Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

Getting Along

A lot has been going on recently that draws my attention back to the social side of our world rather than worker safety or the latest technical innovation.

Posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 2 Comments

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