When so much emphasis is placed on a lagging indicator number, we begin to manage the number rather than what's driving it.
Companies need to reinforce desired behavior, not results, especially when it comes to injury hiding. However, injury hiding isn’t the only thing to question in lagging incentives.
The NSC has provided tips to stay safe in a news release.
The NSC's center of excellence for environmental, health, and safety management has published a new white paper on this topic.
The study shows an increase in the use of potentially impairing medications.
The council has sent out a memo reminding drivers to take extra caution while traveling.
Participants in a Safety 2014 breakout session discussed many issues, from training to disciplinary action and background checks, involved in employing temporary manufacturing workers.
At Safety 2014, attendees learned what the new era of big data means for safety professionals.
This new white paper describes how predictive analytics, which has already optimized several other industries, is now being used by safety professionals to predict and prevent workplace injuries. Readers will learn the four safety truths about safety observation and inspection data.
Avery Dennison purchased its Schwelm plant from a family-owned German company in 2001. Very few of their employees had a sense of safety awareness. The incident rate was high and there was no culture of safety within the organization. In 2005, Avery Dennison began training employees in Schwelm. Changes were soon apparent when employees discovered their decisive role in ensuring a successful safety program.
Without a centralized training and development group to develop a global strategy Dresser-Rand relied
on 637 training vendors worldwide. The company was spending an incredible amount of money and the learning was never measured. The Coastal eLearning System was rolled out and ”Dresser-Rand will benefit from a cost avoidance of approximately $1 million this year”.
ArcelorMittal encourages employees and contractors to 'stop, think and act safely' as it hosts global Health and Safety Day for seventh year. Around 208,000 employees and contractors took part in activities to mark the day last year, and this figure is expected to rise in 2013.
Over 1 million accidents due to distracted driving occur in North America every year. 8,000 crashes daily. 6,000 annual deaths due to distracted driving. Watch this video to learn the facts.
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