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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...

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Should the Safety Department Manage Safety?

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...

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What is COSHH? Questions about COSHH answered

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...

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OSHA’s Hazard Identification Training Tool

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...

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Safety ‘Solutions’ Won’t Move a Hippo!

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...

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Efficient vs. Effective

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...

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