• 18 Jul

    OSHA TRAINING: MITIGATE YOUR COMPANY’S RISK

    By Alyse Ridpath

    Wandling Engineering provides occupational safety consulting and training services: Tailored to meet the needs of your organization Facilitate your employee education Fulfill your continuing education requirements Help your business comply with applicable OSHA standards Our Certified Safety Professional, Robert Ridpath, will be hosting an upcoming training in Ames, Iowa: OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Training: July 24th […]

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  • 18 Jul

    Fire Statistics in the United States

    By Alyse Ridpath

    According to the National Fire Protection Association annual fire department survey, fires claim an average of 9 lives every day.  On average, U.S. fire departments respond to: A fire every 24 seconds A structure fire every 66 seconds A home fire every 90 seconds An outside or unclassified fire every 48 seconds A highway vehicle fire every […]

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  • 18 Jul

    Pedestrian Crash Investigation

    By Alyse Ridpath

    In early June, 2018, Wandling Engineering’s Professional Engineer, Dr. Alan Lynch, attended a two-day seminar titled: Pedestrian Crash Investigation.  The seminar was hosted by the Illinois Association of Technical Accident Investigators (IATAI).  The seminar discussed the investigation and analysis of pedestrian and bicyclist incidents involving motor vehicles.  Participants were able to witness, record, and collect […]

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  • 12 Jun

    New OSHA Requirements: Recording & Reporting

    By Alyse Ridpath

    In an effort to continuously create a safer work environment for employees, OSHA has established a record keeping rule that initially took effect in 2017, with its second phase right around the corner.  This rule requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data.  OSHA believes that this rule will help protect and inform […]

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  • 12 Jun

    OSHA Compliance Update: Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Rule

    By Alyse Ridpath

    Two of the leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths in the United States are falls from heights and slips, trips, or falls on the same level (or working surfaces).  As a result, OSHA has issued the final rule updates to Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems. The final rule updates and clarifies […]

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  • 01 May

    Our New Services at Wandling Engineering

    By Alyse Ridpath

    Since 1976, Wandling Engineering has focused on providing our clients with a wide variety of engineering services and expertise.  As we continue to expand, Wandling Engineering brought on Robert Ridpath CSP, CFEI to offer additional experience and provide new consulting and training services in occupational safety.

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  • 01 May

    Dr. Lynch Guest Lectures at Iowa State University

    By Alyse Ridpath

    On April 4th, Dr. Alan Lynch was invited to guest lecture a Mechanical Engineering class at Iowa State University.  The Vehicle Dynamics course has been studying braking systems and brake design.  Dr. Lynch’s lecture discussed the scientific method, its application to reconstructing motor vehicle accidents, as well as a method for estimating vehicle speed based on tire marks.  […]

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  • 01 May

    Iowa-Illinois Safety Council Conference

    By Alyse Ridpath

    Robert Ridpath attended the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council Conference as a member of the Board of Directors April 11-13.  Throughout the 3 day conference, many great speakers and breakout sessions provided key updates on best practices to current and future leaders in environmental health and safety.  Attending the IISC professional development conference not only provides continuing education, but also keeps […]

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