“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?”

Employee Injuries Cost US Companies In Excess Of A Billion Dollars A Week

In Washington State they have a subsidized RTW program. Light-duty jobs for injured workers help keep valued employees and control employer costs. Hear how from the Eagle Group in Spokane, WA. According to the 2013 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, the most disabling workplace injuries and illnesses in 2011 amounted to $55.4 billion in direct … Continue reading Employee Injuries Cost US Companies In Excess Of A Billion Dollars A Week

Employee Injuries Cost US Companies In Excess Of A Billion Dollars A Week

In Washington State they have a subsidized RTW program. Light-duty jobs for injured workers help keep valued employees and control employer costs. Hear how from the Eagle Group in Spokane, WA. According to the 2013 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, the most disabling workplace injuries and illnesses in 2011 amounted to $55.4 billion in direct … Continue reading Employee Injuries Cost US Companies In Excess Of A Billion Dollars A Week

Many Oil & Gas Workers Not Aware Of New Hydrogen Sulfide “STEL”

More than half of the oil and gas industry safety professionals who took a recent survey conducted by Dräger and the American Society of Safety Engineers indicated they were not aware of new hydrogen sulfide (H2S) exposure limits recommended by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. The gas detection manufacturer released the results of … Continue reading Many Oil & Gas Workers Not Aware Of New Hydrogen Sulfide “STEL”

OSHA – “Get the Download on Ladder Safety”

The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is learning how international collaboration and mobile technology can make for a fresh approach to educating employers and vulnerable workers about workplace safety. Last year, OSHA Director of Construction Jim Maddux delivered a presentation on OSHA’s new campaign to prevent fatal falls at the annual conference of … Continue reading OSHA – “Get the Download on Ladder Safety”

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?

ASSE & OSHA Concentrate Collective Efforts on Risk-Based Approach in Oil, Gas Industry

The American Society of Safety Engineers applauded a group of five federal agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, for their recent collaboration on a risk-based approach to safety in the oil and gas industry. “If a risk-based approach to safety works for the best U.S. employers, every employer should be given the opportunity … Continue reading ASSE & OSHA Concentrate Collective Efforts on Risk-Based Approach in Oil, Gas Industry

ASSE’s Pollock Reinforces Support for I2P2, VPP, in Letter to Congressional Committee Chair

  AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS SAY ALL OF OSHA SHOULD BE VPP DES PLAINES, IL (July 17, 2012) – American Society of Safety Engineers’ President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, said, “All of OSHA should be VPP,” in commending Rep. Timothy L. Walberg, chair of the U.S. Subcommittee on Workforce Protections’ Committee on Education and … Continue reading ASSE’s Pollock Reinforces Support for I2P2, VPP, in Letter to Congressional Committee Chair

Job Opening! – EH&S Manager in Milwaukee, WI

  Please Contact Recruiter Directly! I am posting this as a favor to them!! Relocation assistance IS available for this position, Job 1530 at consentiumsearch.com Please follow response instructions listed below Job Purpose: The EH&S Manager is responsible for EHaSP for the assigned facility. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and safety, Environmental Science … Continue reading Job Opening! – EH&S Manager in Milwaukee, WI

Confined Space Rule for Construction Is Near Completion

OSHA is readying its confined space in construction final rule, but no publication date is yet known. Potential Impact: OSHA has said the standard, which has been in development since 2003, would reduce confined space fatalities by 90 percent. By Stephen Lee DENVER--The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's final rule on confined spaces in construction … Continue reading Confined Space Rule for Construction Is Near Completion