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Forklift Safety – “Are Your Employees Trained Properly?”

Note: This video may sound and seem funny, but it's not, these are dangerous acts and accidents! Frequently Asked Questions about Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training The powered industrial truck operator training requirements apply to all industries where trucks are being used, except agricultural operations. 1. What is the definition of a powered industrial truck? … Continue reading Forklift Safety – “Are Your Employees Trained Properly?”

Join The National Safety Council – “Journey to Safety Excellence”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPjtxdg0IMk The Journey to Safety Excellence is a roadmap to help you build a workplace that keeps people safe. It comes with free, practical tools collected from 100 years of experience. Improve how you keep your employees safe! ​Successful organizations – no matter the size or industry – take safety seriously because employees are their … Continue reading Join The National Safety Council – “Journey to Safety Excellence”

“OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations For Fiscal Year 2014”

Speaking at the 2014 National Safety Council Congress and Expo, Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, shared preliminary numbers for the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards in fiscal year (FY) 2014. Keep reading to find out what made the cut this year and how you can avoid these common … Continue reading “OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations For Fiscal Year 2014”

Forklift Safety – “Are Your Employees Trained Properly?”

Note: This video may sound and seem funny, but it's not, these are dangerous acts and accidents! Frequently Asked Questions about Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training The powered industrial truck operator training requirements apply to all industries where trucks are being used, except agricultural operations. 1. What is the definition of a powered industrial truck? … Continue reading Forklift Safety – “Are Your Employees Trained Properly?”

“The True Cost of Workplace Injuries” [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Infographic Courtesy of the National Safety Council®

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

Don’t “Duck” Out On Safety At Work, At Home and At Play

The National Safety Council (NSC), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating Americans on safety and health and stopping as many of the millions of preventable injuries a year as possible, will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in a few years.  The organization, originally named the National Council for Industrial Safety, was established on October 13, 1913 … Continue reading Don’t “Duck” Out On Safety At Work, At Home and At Play

Over 300,000 Served! Thank You!

  We have hit and surpassed the 300,000th visit from Safety Professionals across the globe. I started this Blog 2 years ago and never dreamed it would go over so well with my fellow Safety peers! I started this Blog to brand myself in my job search and to post relevant information that both safety … Continue reading Over 300,000 Served! Thank You!

OSHA QuickTakes – November 6, 2012

In this issue Protect emergency response and cleanup workers assisting in Hurricane Sandy recovery operations OSHA signs Alliance with Dominican Republic to promote Latino worker safety New OSHA directive details procedures for safe inspection of work zones on and near highways Heat: OSHA cites Texas-based Symmetry Turf Installations for worker's heat-related death at Fayetteville, Ark., … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – November 6, 2012

OSHA Top 10 Violations For 2012 Announced At NSC Congress & Expo

OSHA announced the top 10 violations of its safety rules for the fiscal year 2012 (October 2011 to September 2012) at the 2012 NSC (National Safety Council) Congress and Expo in Orlando. NSC is attended this year by an estimated 15,000 safety professionals, executive managers, and other professionals involved in both worker and public safety. … Continue reading OSHA Top 10 Violations For 2012 Announced At NSC Congress & Expo

OSHA Quick Takes – September 18, 2012

    In this issue Susan Harwood Training Grant Program recipients announced: OSHA awards $10.7 million in grants to 72 nonprofit organizations DEADLINE EXTENDED: Take the Worker Safety & Health Challenge before November 30 Oil and gas stakeholder meeting to be webcast on September 20–21 Register online now! OSHA revises appeals process for three whistleblower … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – September 18, 2012

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

The Essentials of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)

You know that job-hazard analyses (JHAs), when done properly, can help workers spot hazards effectively and avoid getting hurt. That’s why so many companies use JHAs and why OSHA recommends their regular use. But any JHA program can run afoul of five hidden traps – issues that often only become clear after the fact. My … Continue reading The Essentials of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Sign Up for Free Webinar – Please Read & Watch the Video!

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Thousands die needlessly each year because people continue to use their cell phones while driving. Join the National Safety Council this April in urging those you care about to: Stop using cell phones while driving Inform people who call you while driving that you'd be happy to continue the … Continue reading April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Sign Up for Free Webinar – Please Read & Watch the Video!