“Build Your Own Safety Training Video Package – 47% Off! Choose any 3, 6, 12, or 20 Atlantic Training Safety Videos & Save Today!!” #Training #Safety

Build Your Own Safety Training Video Package - 47% Off! Choose any 3, 6, 12, 20 Atlantic Training Safety Videos & Save Today!! Each DVD Comes With: DVD Quiz Certificates Leaders Guide Wallet Cards Scheduling Form Click Here to see the best selection of OSHA, EPA, MSHA Safety Training videos and take advantage of this … Continue reading “Build Your Own Safety Training Video Package – 47% Off! Choose any 3, 6, 12, or 20 Atlantic Training Safety Videos & Save Today!!” #Training #Safety

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“Temp & Contract Worker Safety – Who Is Responsible For Their Safety?” #WorkplaceSafety

Video -Ninety minutes into his first day on the first job of his life, Day Davis was called over to help at Palletizer No. 4 at the Bacardi bottling plant in Jacksonville, Fla. What happened next is an all-too-common story for temp workers working in blue-collar industries. Read the investigation: http://www.propublica.org/article/tem... The rise in the … Continue reading “Temp & Contract Worker Safety – Who Is Responsible For Their Safety?” #WorkplaceSafety

“How Would a Court Rate Your Training Programs?”

  OSHA Top 10 Violations Cited In 2014 Your training programs make the difference between safe workers and injured workers. They can also protect you from liability. Here's a case in point. "Brendan" worked for a chemical company for 30 years before he was injured. A mechanic, Brendan was hurt when he and another employee … Continue reading “How Would a Court Rate Your Training Programs?”

“The Return On Investment of Safety”

Experts say money spent now, results in savings down the line.

“Two Perspectives of Safety………Watch & Learn”

The DuPont James River site was awarded the first annual E.I. du Pont Safety Excellence Medal in recognition of the interdependent workplace safety culture that has allowed them to work 30 years without an event-related lost workday injury. In this short video James River employees share, in their own words, why they make safety a … Continue reading “Two Perspectives of Safety………Watch & Learn”

Fatal Temporary Worker Injuries Drawing OSHA’s Attention

On April 15, 2013, 26-year-old Marine and Iraq War veteran David Eleidjian was assigned as a temporary worker to a Henkel Corporation manufacturing plant in Bay Point, Calif. Eleidjian was tasked with scraping adhesive from mixing equipment just 12 inches from an unguarded shaft spinning at up to 350 rotations per minute. The coveralls provided … Continue reading Fatal Temporary Worker Injuries Drawing OSHA’s Attention

Infographic: Take a Look at Eye Injuries

Eye injuries cost employers $300 million per year and led to 20,300 incidents with days away from work in the United States in 2012. In honor of Workplace Eye Wellness Month, keep your employees safe with this BLR infographic on eye safety.

The Source & Costs of Accidents – “Workplace Safety” Infographic

Workplace Safety Infographic: Workplace Safety Safety in the workplace is a direct result of employer communication with employees. In addition, it is the employers responsibility to ensure workers are respecting the guidelines and preventive measures communicated to them to keep themselves and their coworkers safe and out of danger while performing their duties. Workplace fatalities … Continue reading The Source & Costs of Accidents – “Workplace Safety” Infographic

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”

Safety Isn’t Immune to Hiring for Technical Skills and Firing for Interpersonal Skills

Spot on Phil. Knowledge of Safety and the Ability to work “with”, rather than against employees is essential to fostering a great safety culture and a great place to work.

 

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By Phil La Duke

In my last column, The Safety Side, in Fabricating and Metalworking magazine (http://www.fabricatingandmetalworking.com/2013/06/stereotypes-get-a-bad-rap/?goback=%2Egmr_1533957%2Egde_1533957_member_254035449) I wrote about personality styles and understanding how a person prefers to be treated and tempering ones style of communication to meet another’s needs can make one not only a more effective safety professional, but a very effective professional of whatever career one chooses to pursue. I posted, as is my habit, a link to the article to the many LinkedIn groups to which I belong. The response was generally positive, but not universally so.  One reader posted”

“well i’m not quite sure to agree with what you are saying. i know first hand that most employers, supervisors, or just about most anyone does not like or like working with someone who speaks their mind. and i guess i fall under that category. i say what is on my mind…

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OSHA Strengthens Protection For Temporary Workers

April 29, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR: REGIONAL ADMINISTRATORS THROUGH: RICHARD E. FAIRFAX Deputy Assistant Secretary FROM: THOMAS GALASSI, Director Directorate of Enforcement Programs SUBJECT: Protecting the Safety and Health of Temporary Workers In recent months, we have received a series of reports of temporary workers suffering fatal injuries during the first days on a job. In … Continue reading OSHA Strengthens Protection For Temporary Workers

What is Behavioral Based Safety?

This video is posted for, an example of behavioral based safety and not for training purposes Behavioral Safety (Behavior Based Safety, Behavioral Based Safety) Articles SPS Articles by E. Scott Geller, Ph.D. & Safety Performance Solutions Welcome to the Internet’s most comprehensive source of Behavior Based Safety articles. Below is our collection of Behavior Based … Continue reading What is Behavioral Based Safety?

Free Webinar – 1/30/2013 @12:00 PM CDT – How to Predict and Prevent Workplace Injuries: The Past, Present, and Future

How to Predict and Prevent Workplace Injuries: The Past, Present, and Future Wednesday, January 30, 12:00 p.m. Central Time Register today!   Learn how companies are using advanced analytics on their safety data to predict and prevent workplace injuries. Griffin Schultz, General Manager of Predictive Solutions Corporation (formerly DBO2) and Dr. Raghu Arunachalam, Global Director … Continue reading Free Webinar – 1/30/2013 @12:00 PM CDT – How to Predict and Prevent Workplace Injuries: The Past, Present, and Future

More Tool Box Safety Talk Resources

  Safety Training Materials - Saftek Adjusting to Weather Conditions An Injury-Free Office Arc Welding Arson Be on the Alert Avoiding Falls Back Injuries Caught in/caught Between Chock and Block Color Coding for safety Confined Space Precautions Confined Space Entry Construction Personal Protective Equipment Crane and Hoist Safety Practices Cuts and Lacerations Defensive Driving Electricity's … Continue reading More Tool Box Safety Talk Resources

How Would a Court Rate Your Training Programs?

Your training programs make the difference between safe workers and injured workers. They can also protect you from liability. Here's a case in point. "Brendan" worked for a chemical company for 30 years before he was injured. A mechanic, Brendan was hurt when he and another employee tried to replace three broken drive belts on … Continue reading How Would a Court Rate Your Training Programs?

OSHA QuickTakes – February 15, 2012

In this issue OSHA's free On-site Consultation Program helps fund innovative safety training center in Maine OSHA extends temporary enforcement measures in residential construction OSHA cites grain company after 2 teenage workers suffer leg amputations at Kremlin, Okla., facility OSHA proposes $365,500 in fines to Wal-Mart for repeat and serious safety and health hazards at … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – February 15, 2012