Rick Barton, CSP, ARM

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Rick has over 20 years of experience in safety and risk control, working with clients in many industries including Construction, Mining, Trucking, Manufacturing, and Hospitality. He specializes in assessing risk for the clients of Hausmann Group to reduce loss potential. Through safety assessments and loss analysis, Rick develops solutions which include safety management techniques, training, and engineering. Additionally, he has been asked to speak at local and national safety conferences on topics such as "How to Manage Safety on a Jobsite", and "What it takes to be a Safety Leader”. Rick is an Authorized Instructor of OSHA Regulations Construction and General Industry Regulations. He is an active member of the Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association (WTBA), Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), the Wisconsin chapter of The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), and the Association of General Contractors (AGC). He is also on the Advisory Board of the Safety Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. Rick is an avid boater and enjoys sharing time on the water with family and friends. His children are spread across 4 U.S. states and Japan, so he and his wife are often traveling to visit them. He also has attended more than 150 games in the last 15 years to see his beloved Green Bay Packers play.

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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
June 18, 2024 7 min read

Surviving the Summer Heat

Summer brings longer days and plenty of sunshine, but with it comes the challenge of ...
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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
February 26, 2024 1 min read

REMINDER: Injury and Illness Data Submission Due March 2, 2024

Reminder: If you have not submitted your data for OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application ...
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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
December 5, 2023 1 min read

OSHA Recordkeeping Updates & New Requirements

A new OSHA reporting rule aims to enhance transparency regarding workplace injuries. The ...
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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
June 28, 2023 3 min read

DOL Urges Employers to Safeguard Outdoor Workers From Wildfire Smoke

Wildfires lead to the release of hazardous smoke and cause air pollution in certain parts ...
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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
January 19, 2023 11 min read

2023 OSHA/MSHA Penalty Increases

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released its 2023 inflation-adjusted civil monetary ...
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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
January 10, 2023 3 min read

Reminder: Electronic Submission of OSHA Form 300A Data Due March 2

Employers must submit their 2022 OSHA Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Injuries and ...
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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
August 22, 2022 4 min read

CVSA’s Brake Safety Week Scheduled for August 21-27

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently scheduled this year’s Brake Safety ...
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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
April 26, 2022 2 min read

OSHA’s Outdoor and Indoor Heat-related Hazards National Emphasis Program

On April 12, 2022, OSHA launched its National Emphasis Program (NEP) to protect workers ...
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Rick Barton, CSP, ARM
March 22, 2022 5 min read

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This ...
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