Compliance and Safety

How to Spot Risk and Stay Alive March 24, 2014 No Comments

A safety professional may read the title of this article and feel it’s child’s play. How could somebody not know how to look for risk? That same safety professional may even be tempted to use a phrase that I cannot stand: common sense. I once heard a speaker explain that common sense is a learned [...]

Great 8 minute Safety Talk: “The Path Home” No Comments

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Behavior-Based Safety Training: Make the Right [...]

(Infographic) Asbestos Exposure March 17, 2014 No Comments

Source: Nationalsafety.wordpress.com

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Asbestos Training Awareness Video or DVD Program
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Feds Blame Safety Culture For Railroad Deaths, Crashes No Comments

On-time performance trumped safety, according to a report from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) about the troubled Metro-North Railroad that provides service between New York City and Connecticut. In December, a crash killed four people.
Metro-North suffered from a “deficient safety culture” that emphasized on-time performance over protecting workers and riders, according to the FRA report [...]

Truck Strikes Pedestrian – Now Company Has To Pay $22M No Comments

A woman, struck and seriously injured by a truck, was able to sue the driver’s employer, not just the driver. Now the company has to pay a record settlement for a personal injury case.
Shirley Miller was crossing a street in New York City when she was struck by a Duane Reade truck. Miller was legally [...]

The Human Cost of Gasoline No Comments

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Fire Safety Alert, Aware, Alive Training DVD
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Best Apps for the Safety Professional March 11, 2014 1 Comment

So, everybody’s got a smartphone or a tablet, right? If not, what are you waiting for? That little communication device sitting in your hand is no longer just for talking. Gone are the days when you could say the best thing about your phone is that it is rugged enough for your job or it [...]

Biggest Safety Training Headaches No Comments

Any workplace safety program is only as good as the safety training provided to employees. With that in mind, we asked safety professionals what their biggest safety training headaches are.
Here are the results:

scheduling safety training (around production, for example): 33.1%
keeping it fresh/new ideas: 27.2%
getting employees to remember what they learned: [...]

Stoned Worker Seeks Workers Comp After Injury No Comments

A worker used an acetylene torch to cut off the top of a barrel which exploded, injuring him. When receiving medical treatment, the worker tested positive for pot. Now he wants workers’ comp. Will he get it?
Employee Greg Prock was asked by his supervisor at Bull Shoals Landing to cut off the tops of two [...]

Whistleblower Fired After Raising Safety Concerns At Nuclear Site No Comments

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Hazardous Materials Handling – 5 Part Series Training Video [...]

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