Visit IFO Group at Safety 2022 Exposition

Visit IFO Group at Safety 2022 Exposition June 27-29, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois.  Booth #1550.   Expo Hours Monday, June 27 from 11:15am – 4:30pm Tuesday, June 28 from 8:45am – 4:15pm Wednesday June 29 from 8:45am – 12:30pm   Interested in booking a set time and date to meet…

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Effective Training within a Workplace Safety Program

Did you know that the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has more than 100 standards that contain training requirements? Quality safety and health training is an important element of a workplace safety program as it helps prevent work-related injuries and illnesses. Effective training also encourages workers through educating and empowering to advocate for safer…

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A Structured Approach to Incident Investigation

We are often called to assist after a catastrophic accident, especially those involving a fire, explosion, structural collapse, toxic chemical release, pipeline failure, occupational fatality and/or major injury. These types of incidents trigger immediate cascading consequences including intense regulatory and media scrutiny, notifications to insurers, and the involvement of numerous affected stakeholders.  All of this…

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Industrial Security Preparation and Planning

In light of recent “active shooter” incidents occurring around the country, employers need to strongly consider improving their planning and preparation for an active shooter or other violent incidents in their workplaces.  For many organizations, workplace violence planning starts and stops with telling their employees to dial 911 and let law enforcement deal with any incidents.   Unfortunately,…

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Third Party Audits Should be an Integral Part of Your Audit Program

As consultants, we are frequently asked to conduct a variety of third-party audits ranging in scope from corporate management systems to process safety management compliance and an incredible diversity of topics in between.   A question that we are frequently asked is: Why should we invest time and financial resources into third party auditing?  Some typical…

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2022 Exposition & In-Person Event Calendar

As a service-focused company, we place importance on personal contact. Listed below is our 2022 trade show calendar to find out when you can meet us in person – we look forward to seeing you soon! Date Conference Location April 22 Gulf Coast AIHA/ASSP Houston, TX Houston, TX May 23 – 25 AIHce EXPO Music…

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Podcast “The Consulting Side of Industrial Safety and Risk Management” with Brian Dunagan

Brian Dunagan, CEO at IFO Group, a Texas-based independent consultancy specializing in providing advanced industrial safety, security and risk management services, joins Fireman Dan to discuss the role his company has in the investigative reporting process of fires and explosions, and how their findings can help improve future risk management procedures.http://www.danfireman.com/podcast/the-consulting-side-of-industrial-safety-and-risk-management

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Take 2 for Safety: Winter Driving Safety

Did You Know? Do you know why ice forms on bridges, overpasses, or flyovers before the roadway? The wind strikes the elevated structure above and below and on both sides, so it’s losing heat from every side. The roadway is only losing heat from its surface. Even while the temperature on the road surface is…

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