Nancy Moorhouse, CSP is a multi-faceted, multi-talented business partner in the risk management/workers’ compensation/safety consulting industry. With more than 28 years of experience, she influences clients in culture change and progress.
Moorhouse is founder and CEO of the Jasta Group. For the past 27 years, she worked for A. Teichert & Son, Contractors License #8, and was vice president, director of safety, environmental and benefits. She served on the board of directors of CSIA, (Calfornia Self Insured Association), ISHM (Institute for Safety & Health) and MSHA/NSSGA Alliance and sat on Cal/OSHA advisory committees, Associated General Contractors of California safety and health committee and Cal/CIMA safety committee. She is currently on the board of directors for the International Society of Mine Safety Professionals (ISMSP).
Moorhouse is also a certified OSHA and MSHA instructor. She is an ALCM, ARM, CMSP, CSHM, CMSP and CSP and holds an MBA from California State University, Sacramento.
So many people want to blame the injured worker for the high cost of workers’ compensation; they say the worker doesn’t want to get better. But consider these two patients, limping into two different medical clinics with the same complaint. Both have trouble walking and appear to require hip surgery. The first patient is examined […]
On Christmas Eve, 1944, somewhere in Europe, two U.S. Army soldiers, played by Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye, perform for the 151st Division, whose commander is leaving. Maj. Gen. Thomas F. Waverly arrives for the end of the show and delivers an emotional farewell. The men in the 151st Division give him a rousing ovation […]
Cost Retention and Safety Enhancement: Protecting Your Assets While construction activities are fluctuating due to the current economic situation, general, heavy/highway and specialty contractors continue to face increasing consumer and regulatory demands and requirements to provide a safe, healthy and secure work environment for their employees. However, the consequences of theft and lack of security […]
Using National Stone Sand and Gravel Association Resources For Enhanced Safe Production For Employers At the end of the day, a company’s rules, regulations, policies, procedures and implementation programs are only really successful when they can clearly be seen and understood from the vantage point of the hourly, “boots-on-the-ground” workers. As safety professionals in the […]
Receiving the call from the claims adjuster was not what I wanted to hear. After an accepted mild back strain, I, the permissibly self-insured employer am informed of continued physical therapy two times/week for 6 weeks as well a prescription for opioids to treat the chronic, yet unresolved pain. This injured worker has been off […]
Step One: Senior Person On-Site ___ Contact emergency services by dialing 9-1-1. ___ Call the Company emergency hotline (as appropriate)/Corporate Office and Team Leader. ___ Contact the Corporate Safety Director. ___ Determine who the witnesses are and debrief as quickly as possible. ___ Initiate site control and determine if the site should be shut down. ___ Conduct a head count to […]