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Do Your Workers Walk Safely Around Forklifts?

Today’s Safety Daily Advisor Tip: In July 2014, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) leveled $308,435 in proposed fines against NFI, a warehouse operator in Mira Loma, California. What had NFI done to merit such a stiff penalty? The company had failed to correct conditions at its workplace that put pedestrians and forklifts […]

Workplace Walkabout

By: Karen D. Hamel Workplace Walkabout, a practical activity that will include all aspects of your operation… Involve your people in safety management, include a Safety Walkabout in their area in your next safety training. Use the MSDS to determine the answers to the following questions: “Are there special storage precautions for this chemical?” “What is […]


RIDE THE WAVE OF SAFETY CHANGE I’ve just finished reading a series of posts in a safety group on linkedin. I noticed a flurry of familiar themes. Here are just a couple of the comments I found: “My Managers don’t want to help me…” “I tried to talk to the team about a new safety initiative […]

A Bloody Hand Rail

by DR ROB LONG · A Bloody Hand Rail It doesn’t matter where in the world you go there is always a safety crusader who doesn’t understand what safety is about. The safety crusader is so fixated on petty objects they don’t even realise that there are people in the world. I had a classic example this […]