“Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?”

Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic? Behavior-based safety is a broad term used to describe everything from basic employee behavior audits and feedback to a comprehensive safety management system designed to change a company’s safety culture.   By: Sandy Smith EHS Today When it was introduced, behavior-based safety (BBS) was seen as a magic panacea for … Continue reading “Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?”

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“Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace” & “Workplace Ergonomics Video”

 By: James Anderson Workplace ergonomics is getting a lot of attention nationwide in response to a sharp increase in musculoskeletal disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome. These occupational injuries often mean repeated surgery, intractable pain, inability to work, time off for the affected employee and ultimately, higher costs for the employer. Factors such as work … Continue reading “Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace” & “Workplace Ergonomics Video”

Take This 5 Question Survey – “How Safe Is Your Company?”

Click Link Here To Take The Test: http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/safety-quiz/ Only half of employees believe their workplaces are prepared for a severe emergency, according to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples Inc. And nearly two-thirds of those polled said recent natural disasters have not led to their employers reassessing company safety plans. The survey, in honor … Continue reading Take This 5 Question Survey – “How Safe Is Your Company?”

Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace & Industrial Ergonomics Video

 By: James Anderson Workplace ergonomics is getting a lot of attention nationwide in response to a sharp increase in musculoskeletal disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome. These occupational injuries often mean repeated surgery, intractable pain, inability to work, time off for the affected employee and ultimately, higher costs for the employer.Factors such as work surfaces at … Continue reading Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace & Industrial Ergonomics Video

Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace & Industrial Ergonomics Video

 By: James Anderson Workplace ergonomics is getting a lot of attention nationwide in response to a sharp increase in musculoskeletal disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome. These occupational injuries often mean repeated surgery, intractable pain, inability to work, time off for the affected employee and ultimately, higher costs for the employer. Factors such as work … Continue reading Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace & Industrial Ergonomics Video

Free Live Webinar – August 21, 2013 – “Building a Fall Protection Plan and a Safer Workplace”

Free Live Webinar Wednesday, August 21, 2013 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT Duration: 60 Minutes Join us for this EHS Today and New Equipment Digest Webinar Building a Fall Protection Plan and a Safer Workplace Register now for this free live webinar : http://link.pmemanuf.com/u.d?I4Gr3R6hUMSpWS8BdpV8I=541 Falls are among the most hazardous workplace dangers tracked … Continue reading Free Live Webinar – August 21, 2013 – “Building a Fall Protection Plan and a Safer Workplace”

Whistleblower Complaints: Avoiding Discrimination Charges Through Documentation

Video from Digital 2000 The best way to convince OSHA that an employee was fired with cause, rather than for being a whistleblower, is to maintain a comprehensive system of documentation. May 7, 2013 Arthur G. Sapper and William Friedman, EHS Today You are the safety director of a medium-size company. The superintendent of the … Continue reading Whistleblower Complaints: Avoiding Discrimination Charges Through Documentation

Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?

Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic? Behavior-based safety is a broad term used to describe everything from basic employee behavior audits and feedback to a comprehensive safety management system designed to change a company’s safety culture.   By: Sandy Smith EHS Today When it was introduced, behavior-based safety (BBS) was seen as a magic panacea for … Continue reading Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?

Confined Spaces: Myths, Magic, Urban Legends and the Facts

From labeling to atmospheric hazards to training, compliance with OSHA's confined space standard has proven to be a breeding ground for misunderstanding. John Rekus - EHS Today Much of the "popular" information circulating about confined spaces is simply wrong. Confined spaces don't have to be labeled. Oxygen levels of 19.5 percent aren't necessarily "safe" for … Continue reading Confined Spaces: Myths, Magic, Urban Legends and the Facts

ASSE: 2011 Workplace Fatality Figures are “Unacceptable”

The preliminary occupational fatality count for 2011 is in, and the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSE) finds the numbers “alarming” and “unacceptable.” Sep. 26, 2012 4:15pm Laura Walter On the heels of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) announcement that 4,609 American employees died from work-related injuries in 2011, the American Society of … Continue reading ASSE: 2011 Workplace Fatality Figures are “Unacceptable”