“Tornado Safety Training – Are You Ready?” #ILWX #TornadoSafety

The Power of a Destructive Tornado in Tuscaloosa - Alabama 4-27-2011 Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in seconds. A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground with whirling winds that can reach 300 miles … Continue reading “Tornado Safety Training – Are You Ready?” #ILWX #TornadoSafety

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“House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt, AA Batteries In Junk Drawers & Other Places Rising”

* If You Know of a Fire Incident in Your Town Caused by 9 Volt, AA or AAA Battery Storage in a Home, Please Note it in the comments Section of this Post! Thank You! Click here for the recent Hastings, Nebraska House Fire on January 16, 2017 If you are storing loose 9 volt … Continue reading “House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt, AA Batteries In Junk Drawers & Other Places Rising”

“The Cost of Accidents & Not Reporting Near Misses”

  Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology … Continue reading “The Cost of Accidents & Not Reporting Near Misses”

“It’s That Time of Year For Tornado Safety Training – “Are You Ready?”

Frightening video of the Destructive Tornado in Tuscaloosa - Alabama 4-27-2011 Tornados are nature's violent storms that appear suddenly and without warning. Tornadoes can strike anywhere at anytime, therefore, you need to be ready, know the drill and act quickly. Download this Red Cross®  : Tornado Safety - Red Cross .pdf information booklet! Know the Difference … Continue reading “It’s That Time of Year For Tornado Safety Training – “Are You Ready?”

“Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology your … Continue reading “Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

“Newly Covered Industries Must Post OSHA 300 Log By February 1, 2016 Deadline”

  OSHA's record keeping rule has new industries for this year's 2015 300 Summary posting requirements. https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping2014/records.html February 1, 2016 is the deadline for posting your company's OSHA 300 Log Summary. Records of work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths in 2015 must be posted in an area where employee notices are usually placed and remain posted … Continue reading “Newly Covered Industries Must Post OSHA 300 Log By February 1, 2016 Deadline”

Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology your … Continue reading Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology your … Continue reading Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology your … Continue reading Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

“How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm” – Accident Prevention Training

OSHA Accident & Injury Prevention Tips The following references characterize and further explain safety and health programs. General $afety Pays Program. Assists employers in estimating the costs of occupational injuries and illnesses and the impact on a company's profitability. Making the Business Case for Safety and Health. Informational website showing that employers who implement effective … Continue reading “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm” – Accident Prevention Training

“It’s That Time of Year For Tornado Safety Training – “Are You Ready?”

Frightening video of the Destructive Tornado in Tuscaloosa - Alabama 4-27-2011 Tornados are nature's violent storms that appear suddenly and without warning. Tornadoes can strike anywhere at anytime, therefore, you need to be ready, know the drill and act quickly. Download this Red Cross®  : Tornado Safety - Red Cross .pdf information booklet! Know the Difference … Continue reading “It’s That Time of Year For Tornado Safety Training – “Are You Ready?”

WSIB – Canada – Safety Video Commercials

    In this blog post we showcase some hard-hitting television commercials highlighting the need for workplace safety. Here they demonstrate how severe workplace injuries can be while reminding viewers that everyone plays a role in avoiding workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities. These could all have been prevented. See their website here: http://www.prevent-it.ca/there-are-no-accident-retail

“How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm” – Accident Prevention Training

OSHA Accident & Injury Prevention Tips The following references characterize and further explain safety and health programs. General $afety Pays Program. Assists employers in estimating the costs of occupational injuries and illnesses and the impact on a company's profitability. Making the Business Case for Safety and Health. Informational website showing that employers who implement effective … Continue reading “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm” – Accident Prevention Training

Leadership Stories: “Things Are Not Always What They Seem”

Being able to see “what has been carefully hidden” can be the difference between winning and losing. And most big companies are losing the innovation game.
Innovation and the Role of Outsiders:

So how do you create an organization where diversity of thought is valued? Making a conscious decision to hire people that are different from you, “outsiders”, may be a good place to start. According to an article in The Atlantic, “outsiders” are responsible for a striking number of inventions and innovations. In fact, Alph Bingham, Innocentive founder and former CEO, notes that “Ninety to 95 percent of the time, the individual who comes up with the awarded solution does not have the background and resume’ of someone you would hire to solve the problem.”

Sounds Like Me!” – Jack Benton

 

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Perpetual Innovation Machine

All outward appearances were that this old lady should not be taken seriously. Unfortunately for the salesperson, she had honed her negotiating skills with more than 10,000 hours of experience. Here is the story.

A Master at Work

One of my favorite things to do with my grandmother, Baba Vickie, was to go shopping. It didn’t matter what we were buying, it was just great to watch a master at work. One particularly memorable trip was to a department store to buy a couch for my college apartment. We walked into the store and I started moving towards the nearest salesperson when Baba stopped me. She whispered, “let’s go over and talk to the other salesperson” who was across the room. By the time we left the store, we bought the couch I wanted at a significant discount . . . with a few pillows and a lamp thrown in for…

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What Truly Motivates People & Motivating Employees for Safety Success

Fantastic Video Presentation on Motivating in the Workplace! A common concern to safety professionals across industries and countries is how to maintain a high level of motivation among employees at all levels for safety. What really motivates employees to become engaged in the safety effort? Thomas Krause, Ph.D., CEO of Behavioral Science Technology Inc., Ojai, … Continue reading What Truly Motivates People & Motivating Employees for Safety Success