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To say insurance is not cheap would be an understatement. We live in a litigious society that requires you to ensure your company is protected no matter the cost. A good broker will help you find the best deal on insurance policies, but even then you could be eligible...read more
According to the International Labour Organization, 317 million accidents occur on the job annually. If improving your work safety practices has not been a priority before, it may be a good time to reassess your previous processes. Investing time and money into your...read more
By: Terry L. Mathis The typical corporate organizational chart isn’t what it used to be! It has gone from fat to flat, dotted lines have largely disappeared and the safety department has been moved around like a chess piece. However, in many organizations, the safety...read more
A train derailment in Paulsboro, NJ in 2012 released vinyl chloride into the air. (AP Photo) The National Transportation Safety Board is faulting a train operator for decisions leading up to a derailment that leaked hazardous gas into a New Jersey community, as well...read more
The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB for short) today, under the chairmanship of Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso approved a detailed and comprehensive investigation report with critical safety recommendations, concerning the tragic heat exchanger explosion and fire that took...read more
www.dvsconline.org COSHH stands for ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’ and under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, employers need to either prevent or reduce their workers’ exposure to substances that are hazardous to their...read more
TRAINING TOOL Introduction How to Play Manual & Resources OSHA's Hazard Identification Training Tool is an interactive, online, game-based training tool for small business owners, workers and others interested in learning the core concepts of hazard...read more
So how do you move a Hippo? Well according to a kids book I read my 5 year old the other night it’s quite simple if you’re willing to learn the message. So the story goes that there is a Hippo lying on the bridge asleep and in the way. The other animals wanted to get...read more
The late Peter Drucker was quoted as saying, “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” In many safety efforts we strive for greater efficiency without asking ourselves if the thing we are doing is effective. A lot of...read more
Today’s Safety Daily Advisor Tip: Find out why having a strong culture of health could be important for your bottom line. Employees who see their organizations as having a strong culture of health are happier, less stressed, and more likely to take control of their...read more
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