With the recent release of the "Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service" report, it may be challenging to really understand and capture the needs of the U.S fire service with the massive amount of great information this report provides. To view all of the biggest takeaways from this report, make sure you take a look at our … Continue reading “Current Needs Assessment of the U.S Fire Service Report – Infographic”
The NEW NIOSH Aerial Lift Hazard Recognition Simulator, which is intended to help aerial lift operators familiarize themselves with hazards they may encounter on the job is now available for download to use as a training tool at your workplace. In this instance, NIOSH uses the term “aerial lifts” to describe multiple types of lifts, including … Continue reading New! – “NIOSH Aerial Lift Operator Simulator Program Helps Identify Hazards!” #Safety
This video has gone viral on the internet. A good lesson in "what Not to do!" A Russian worker really brought down the house when he lost control of a forklift inside a warehouse full of alcohol. According to the Daily Telegraph, the driver hit a huge stack of shelves full of vodka and cognac. The … Continue reading Forklift accident brings down the warehouse (UK)
A “MUST SEE” for all food handlers. The entire 6 video series can be viewed in less than 30 minutes Used with permission and under license of the Idaho Central Health Department.
A "MUST SEE" for all food handlers. The entire 6 video series can be viewed in less than 30 minutes Used with permission and under license of the Idaho Central Health Department.
Kerry Frank, president of Balanced IT Solutions, wants to show it’s possible to be a successful businesswoman and a mom. The mother of three launched a successful company two years ago and is a finalist in the Innovate Illinois Competition. “I want to show women they can go after their dreams,” Frank said. The 12 … Continue reading Mother, business innovator
Any industrial job can be hazardous, but the OSHA-tabulated rate of injuries – including major and fatal injuries – to workers in glass and glass-product manufacturing are among the highest of all U.S. industries. Recent statistics show that 43 percent of such injuries typically occur while handling or transporting the glass. This makes safety a … Continue reading Marvin plant retools production processes to increase safety
With the theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week being “Stay Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned”, data from a new NFPA report can help you arm your community with important information about their risk of burns. According to a new report issued by NFPA’s Marty Ahrens, only 13% of burn injuries that were treated at … Continue reading Report: Most burns not due to fire
“Do you think these messages are too much for the average employee, or just enough attention getting to make an impact on their safety habits?” Thoughts?
Here at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, we have been engaged in social marketing since 1999. As with any cultural shift, changing behaviours is something that doesn't happen overnight. Our journey can't be done in isolation and requires an environment where awareness, action and advocacy are both promoted and encouraged. We are passionately committed … Continue reading WSIB – Workplace Safety Insurance Board of Canada – Workplace Safety Video
Take your training methods from blah to brilliant with these 10 tips. You've just settled in for a safety training session. The instructor greets the class, distributes some hand-outs and begins teaching. No, wait. He's reading. From a 20-page, single-spaced document. Without pausing or looking up. Worse, he's showing no signs of stopping. That scenario … Continue reading Top 10 Tips for More Effective EHS Training
This is a good indicator that Forklift Training must be a priority in your Safety Training curriculum for your company's employees!