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“PeopleWork: “When Safety Is The Safety Guy’s Job” @KevinBurnsBGi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_qZvldZYaI On this episode, a little relief for safety folks who have to put up with unproductive opinions that safety is the exclusive responsibility of the safety person. Safety is a shared responsibility. It’s not exclusive to one person. Every person on the job site is responsible for their own safety and the safety of … Continue reading “PeopleWork: “When Safety Is The Safety Guy’s Job” @KevinBurnsBGi

New! – “NIOSH Aerial Lift Operator Simulator Program Helps Identify Hazards!” #Safety

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

“The Cost of Accidents & Not Reporting Near Misses”

  Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology … Continue reading “The Cost of Accidents & Not Reporting Near Misses”

“Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology your … Continue reading “Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

“The 12 Days Of Christmas Safety” – Infographic”

Infographic created by Creative Safety Supply We’re all in a festive mood this time of year, so don’t let some safety mishaps ruin your Holiday Season! The team at Creative Safety Supply has created a fun and informative Christmas Safety infographic. From Christmas trees and lights, to candles, ladders and holiday cheer, there are safety … Continue reading “The 12 Days Of Christmas Safety” – Infographic”

Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology your … Continue reading Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

“Bumble Bee Foods Agrees to $6M Settlement in Worker Oven Death – Management Personnel Charged”

Jose Melena was loading tons of tuna into industrial ovens at Bumble Bee Foods when any worker’s worst nightmare occurred — he got trapped inside and the massive pressure cooker was turned on. Melena’s grisly death in a 270-degree oven three years ago led to a $6 million agreement by Bumble Bee on Wednesday to … Continue reading “Bumble Bee Foods Agrees to $6M Settlement in Worker Oven Death – Management Personnel Charged”

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

Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology your … Continue reading Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

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”

Free Whitepaper: “10 Tips To Implementing A Lockout / Tagout Program”

10 Tips to Implementing a Lockout/Tagout Program Your LOTO program must address the hazards that workers face when they place any part of their body near a machine’s point of operation, power transmission apparatus, pinch points, or other moving parts during maintenance and servicing activities. If the machine is not properly shut down and secured, … Continue reading Free Whitepaper: “10 Tips To Implementing A Lockout / Tagout Program”

Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Regardless of their potential for personal injury and property damage, all near misses should be taken seriously and consistently reported. There are many terms which essentially mean the same thing – accident avoidance, close call, mishap or even narrow escape. It doesn’t matter exactly what terminology your … Continue reading Near Miss Reporting – “How One Wrong Act Leads To Eventual Harm”

“CSB Releases Safety Bulletin on Anhydrous Ammonia Incident near Mobile, Alabama”

Safety Bulletin Notes Five Key Lessons to Prevent Hydraulic Shock January 15, 2014, East Rutherford, NJ - Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a safety bulletin intended to inform industries that utilize anhydrous ammonia in bulk refrigeration operations on how to avoid a hazard referred to as hydraulic shock.  The safety lessons were derived … Continue reading “CSB Releases Safety Bulletin on Anhydrous Ammonia Incident near Mobile, Alabama”

Safety Comics Of The Day – Santa Style 2014 – Have a Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas To All & Thank You For Visiting My Blog in 2014!  Jack Benton, Chicago Suburbs, Illinois - EHS Safety News America® 2014