Safety Resolutions For 2014: “Help Your Employees Keep Them”

The best thing you can do for your workers is to encourage them to resolve to put their health and safety first. Health and safety should represent the priority against which workers align all of their actions. Explanation: Most of us get overwhelmed by the sheer effort involved in achieving our New Year's resolutions. In … Continue reading Safety Resolutions For 2014: “Help Your Employees Keep Them”

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Please Help the “2nd Annual “No One Fights Alone” Dempsey’s Toy Drive” #ToyDrive #KidsWithCancer #Illinois

  Click on photo to enlarge for contact information! Please help the "2nd Annual Dempsey's & Friends Toy Drive!" Please read the flyer (Click on photo!) and help a child with cancer have a great Christmas! These kids fight everyday, lets show them that we are fighting with them. NO ONE FIGHTS ALONE! Join the … Continue reading Please Help the “2nd Annual “No One Fights Alone” Dempsey’s Toy Drive” #ToyDrive #KidsWithCancer #Illinois

You Can’t Test Safety Compentency With Your Crappy Tests

Truer words were never spoken! Another good and thought-provoking post by Phil La Duke!

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by Phil La Duke

If you’re hoping to ensure that the people taking your safety training have learned the material , then you probably use a posttest (a test given at the end of the session), and if you wrote this test it probably sucks. I used to write tests for a living and I am continually disgusted by what passes for an evaluative instrument—even those that have been created by professional trainers. The problem stems from the fact that most of us grew up taking really poorly designed tests and when tasked with creating a test of our own we tend to emulate what we know.

Is it a problem that our tests suck? Yes (and to those of you who think my use of the word “suck” is crude, in poor taste, or unprofessional I say got straight to hell—when you start creating tests that don’t suck…

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ASSE Announces Approval of Two Key Safety Standards for the Construction and Demolition Industry

DES PLAINES, IL (January 5, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announced today that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two new ASSE A10 construction and demolition standards aimed at enhancing safety. The two new standards approved are the ANSI/ASSE A10.1-2011 Pre-Project and Pre-Task Safety and Health Planning for Construction … Continue reading ASSE Announces Approval of Two Key Safety Standards for the Construction and Demolition Industry

Call For Entries for the 2011 Robert W. Campbell Award for Safety Excellence

Robert W. Campbell Award Each year, the international Robert W. Campbell Award recognizes business excellence through the integration of environmental, health and safety (EHS) management in business operations. Campbell Award recipients are those business leaders who understand the true value of EHS in ensuring triple bottom-line "people, planet, profit" benefits, and know that EHS is … Continue reading Call For Entries for the 2011 Robert W. Campbell Award for Safety Excellence

Jeff Gordon to honor fallen Police Officers at NASCAR race on September 26, 2010

Sunday, September 26th at the Dover International Speedway, No. 24 Jeff Gordon will race with a special paint scheme, honoring officers killed in the line of duty and raising awareness about officer safety and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. His car will feature PoliceMuseum.org on the rear quarter panels and on a TV … Continue reading Jeff Gordon to honor fallen Police Officers at NASCAR race on September 26, 2010