Do Safety Managers Protect Workers Like Professional Athletes?

If you had an asset that was worth millions of dollars, what would you do to protect it?
Large investments are made in professional athletes. They are paid large contracts make their teams better and create more revenue opportunities to make an organization financially stronger (i.e., increase ticket sales, selling of team apparel, increase in […]

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Top 4 rules on OSHA’s regulatory action list

A top OSHA official recently gave an overview of where the agency stands with creating new and updating existing regulations.
OSHA deputy administrator Jordan Barab updated attendees at a U.S. Small Business Labor Safety Roundtable. An attendee gave an overview of Barab’s presentation in The National Law Review.
Barab said these four rules pending final agency […]

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Top 4 rules on OSHA’s regulatory action list

A top OSHA official recently gave an overview of where the agency stands with creating new and updating existing regulations.
OSHA deputy administrator Jordan Barab updated attendees at a U.S. Small Business Labor Safety Roundtable. An attendee gave an overview of Barab’s presentation in The National Law Review.
Barab said these four rules pending final agency […]

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We Need To Get Out of The Business Of Blame and Shame

Several weeks ago I began exploring safety as an outcome, as the product of well-managed business systems and not something that needs to be managed as its own element. The business systems I identified were: competency, process capability, hazard and risk management, accountability systems, and engagement. In subsequent articles I explored competency, process capability, hazard […]

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(VIDEO) The Tragic Aftermath of a Fatal Arc Flash Accident

Related Arc Flash Safety Training DVDs:

Arc Flash Live To Tell Training DVD
Bring you and your workers up to speed on the 2009 version of NFPA70E. View Product

Arc Flash Safety Training Video
Introduces the dangers of arc flash and presents common methods for preventing and protecting against those dangers. View […]

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Top 10 Tuesday: Week of February 15th

Forklift and material handling information is constantly shared or posted through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is … Continue reading

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The Younger Face of Workplace Safety

As times change, so too do the requirements of workers. While the majority of those in charge of businesses have been in the workforce for quite some time, a growing percentage of their employees are quite a bit younger. These workers are not only inexperienced, but also they also quite prone to being injured. Whether […]

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Managers Didn’t Provide PPE; Now They’re Going to Prison

A judge has sentenced five owners and managers of a Tennessee business to prison for illegal asbestos removal, including not providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to workers handling cancer-causing materials.
The case involves the illegal removal and disposal of asbestos-containing material at the former Liberty Fibert Plant in Hamblen County, TN. A&E Salvage bought the […]

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