Compliance and Safety

Study Reveals Effectiveness of Safety Training January 28, 2014 No Comments

Many companies provide ergonomics training to employees to help them identify risk factors for injuries. Until recently, there had only been one study on the effectiveness of this type of safety training.
And the participants in that study were college students without industrial experience.
Last month, researchers from the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health published [...]

How 9-volt batteries can burn down your house/workplace No Comments

Related Fire Safety Training DVDs:

Fire Safety Real, Real Life Training DVD
Takes “real-life” situations and forces them to think about their responses when faced with a fire. View Product

Fire Safety Be Alert Not Alarmed Training DVD
Topics covered: The burning stages of a fire and how to recognize the dangers [...]

You NEED To Show This Video At Your Next Safety Meeting No Comments

Related Training DVDs:

Arc Flash Live To Tell Training DVD
This life-saving training program will bring you and your workers up to speed on the 2009 version of NFPA70E. View Product

Safety Meetings Supervisor Series Training DVD
Shows managers, supervisors and team leaders how to conduct the best safety meetings. [...]

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards (Photo gallery) January 21, 2014 No Comments

Losing sleep over what OSHA might be looking for the next time a compliance officer inspects your facility? The agency’s annual list of its top 10 most frequently cited safety standards could offer some valuable insight.
Read Full Article At Ehstoday.com
Related Training DVDs:

OSHA Top Ten Training DVD
This exciting program points out the 10 [...]

OSHA’s Injury Reporting Deadline Is February 1st, 2014 No Comments

It’s time to count and post your injury summary for 2013.
OSHA requires companies to post Form 300A from Feb. 1 to April 30 each year. The form shows a summary of the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during the previous year.
The summary must include the total number of work-related injuries and [...]

Never Trust Anyone Who Claims Safety Is Their Number One Priority No Comments

There are things that need to change in safety and they need to change fast. Safety is losing ground, no matter how hard we try, we are losing ground in the court of public opinion—public policies are softening on safety (Michigan recently legalized the personal use of fireworks and the practice of riding motorcycles [...]

OSHA Releases High-Impact Video On Crystalline Silica No Comments

Related Training DVDs:

Crystalline Silica
A basic component of soil, sand, granite, and many other minerals. This video is designed to educate you about these hazards. View Product

Respiratory Protection and Safety DVD Program
Specifically created to involve employees in the process of understanding respiratory hazards. View Product

Respiratory Protection Another World [...]

Can an employee sue their supervisor for a workplace accident? January 14, 2014 No Comments

One of an employee’s job duties was to operate a band molding machine that compressed and punched inserted plastic into the desired shape. Over time, hardened plastic would accumulate within the mechanism, requiring its removal by hand. Normally, removing the hardened plastic was a safe procedure because the machine would only operate if the worker [...]

Employee Trips In Parking Lot – Did He Get Workers Comp? No Comments

After parking his personal vehicle in his employer’s parking lot, an employee trips over a cement parking block. He tears a ligament and is out of work for a while. Can he get workers’ comp?
Christopher Snyder was a police officer for the City of Richmond, VA, police department.
On July 4, 2011, he arrived at work [...]

How to Spot a Psychopath in Your Workplace No Comments

Jeffrey Dahmer. Richard Kuklinski. Charles Manson. Kenneth Bianchi. Dennis Rader. Bernie Madoff. These are a few of the most infamous psychopaths of the past 50 years.
While many people who fit the profile of a psychopath aren’t serial killers or notorious criminals, they share a number of the same characteristics. And that can make [...]

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