SAFETY EQUALS PROFITS | Planning safety is one thing, but practicing it is another

SAFETY EQUALS PROFITS | Planning safety is one thing, but practicing it is another

Planning safety is one thing, but practicing it is another. Many factors can motivate you to integrate safety plans and measures into your company’s ...

Garrison paves way in Army safety training

Garrison paves way in Army safety training

This month, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria has emerged as a leader in safety training in Europe and in the Army. From Sept. 22 - Oct. 8, USAG Bavaria ...

Evaluating Safety’s Return on Investment

Evaluating Safety’s Return on Investment

As an occupational safety consultant at Evolution Safety Resources, I am thrilled to hear that organizations are placing a high value on safety when ...

A 10-Step Process that will Guide you through Building a Distracted Driving Policy

A 10-Step Process that will Guide you through Building a Distracted Driving Policy

The dangers associated with distracted driving are difficult to dispute. In 2017 alone, it is estimated that 391,000 drivers were injured in ...

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Construction: Liability, Recordability, and Financial Implications

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Construction: Liability, Recordability, and Financial Implications

Over the past few weeks, it’s become clear that the world is facing a remarkable health crisis. The coronavirus pandemic has now been detected in ...

Recognizing the Value of a Safety Program

Recognizing the Value of a Safety Program

When discussing corporate safety, it is common to hear catchy taglines such as: ’Safety is #1; Safety is Our Top Priority; Safety Above All Else; ...

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Four: Hazard Recognition, Evaluation, and Control

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Four: Hazard Recognition, Evaluation, and Control

The first step in creating and implementing any program is to write it down. Following suit, the first step in putting together a program for hazard ...

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Three: Assessments, Audits, Evaluations, and Continuous Improvement

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Three: Assessments, Audits, Evaluations, and Continuous Improvement

For those who made New Year’s Resolutions this year, you understand the value of continuous improvement. You recognize that each new year is an ...

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Two: Organizational Communications and System Documentation

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Two: Organizational Communications and System Documentation

Once management leadership and commitment to safety has been established (element one), it is the responsibility of executives to communicate this ...

Your Safety Manual Isn’t Enough: Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business

Your Safety Manual Isn’t Enough: Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business

When working with a new client, we start our relationship by asking for an overview of their Safety Management System (also called an SMS). The ...

Toolbox Talks | Getting More Bang for Your Buck

Toolbox Talks | Getting More Bang for Your Buck

Too often, toolbox talks are one-page documents that are read by a first line supervisor in monotone, and end with employees signing the roster and ...

Resilience, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention down day

Resilience, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention down day

Tim Neubauer, safety director at Atema Inc., briefs Guardsmen from the 161st Air Refueling Wing, in Phoenix as part of the wing’s Resilience, Risk ...

Arizona Airmen renew commitment to safety

Arizona Airmen renew commitment to safety

More than 600 Airmen received five safety training presentations which covered safety, alcohol risk-management, suicide awareness, resilience, and ...

‘Train and practice’ How to mitigate common forklift hazards

‘Train and practice’ How to mitigate common forklift hazards

Powered industrial trucks, also known as forklifts or lift trucks, make lifting and transporting heavy objects easier in the workplace. However, ...

‘Everybody gets to go home in one piece’ How reporting close calls can prevent future incidents

‘Everybody gets to go home in one piece’ How reporting close calls can prevent future incidents

While running up a flight of stairs on an icy morning, merging from one lane to another during rush hour or sliding centimeters past an open file ...

Tilt Up Concrete — Management Buy-In Critical to Tilt-Up Safety Programs

Tilt Up Concrete — Management Buy-In Critical to Tilt-Up Safety Programs

Tilt-Up construction continues to lead in growth as a building solution due its advantages of efficiency, economy and effectiveness. In fact, Tilt ...

SAFETY FIRST? A realistic safety plan must meet several requirements

SAFETY FIRST? A realistic safety plan must meet several requirements

The primary function of every company is generating a profit. If you don’t, you’re out of business. Shocking for a “safety guy” to say that, but it ...