Which box would your employees check for each statement: Excellent? Good? Needs Improvement?
The why is important for all employees and is a critical ingredient to all of your safety communications.
Are you prepared to make the changes in your facility for the 2018 NFPA 70E updates?
Add in two backups in case of a widespread disaster. Many companies have an emergency call back, but if there is widespread power or cell outage due to winter events, what is the backup?
"Whilst hearing protection provides a suitable short term solution to the 118 decibel chiming and striking of the bells, it is not acceptable for those working for long periods in the vicinity of Big Ben."
Why is there so much comfort in the status quo when the people who need the protection of these products require so much more?
The link between fire safety and physical activity is causing health and safety experts to promote the daily use of the stairs in multi-story office buildings.
Here's the main key: To rocket results, Safety has to be compelling, not just compulsory.
With OSHA fine increases of 80 percent taking effect in August 2016, violations for inappropriate or inadequate eyewash and shower equipment have resulted in penalties above $100,000.
Corporate-level crisis planning should become an integral part of your chemical training program—and the formula for creating an effective cross-company drill.
Many of today's on-demand training solutions are highly affordable and scalable, offering hundreds of individual lessons that can be deployed to workers based on their specific training needs and requirements.
OSHA has provided three different methods for employers to ensure employees are protected.
The lawsuits were filed in King County Superior Court and contend that Purdue's illegal conduct contributed to excessive prescriptions and addiction, causing many addicted patients to look for other ways to get more pills or to get heroin.
Workers in construction and extraction occupations were mostly exposed to loud work (49.6 percent of jobs) or very loud work (7.9 percent) in 2016, according to BLS.
The new dashboard allows users to search for and organize data by criteria such as drug/biological product, age of the patient, type of adverse event, year the adverse event occurred, or within a specific timeframe.
Indiana's capital city was a fine choice to host the National Safety Council's annual conference.
Looking ahead to the 2018 Congress, who might be a good choice for the big-name speaker in Houston?
Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center is the setting for the National Safety Council's big annual conference next year.
The council's National Awards Celebration is an annual event at the NSC Congress & Expo, the largest U.S. annual gathering of safety and health professionals.
The National Safety Council says fatigue in the workplace is one of its most significant new priorities.
Fall protection again topped the list, which was revealed Sept. 26 at the NSC conference before a standing-room-only crowd.
The draft of the proposed ANSI/ISEA 121, Standard for Dropped Objects Prevention Solutions, is completed and submitted for approval to the ISEA board of directors, said Nate Bohmbach, associate product director for Ergodyne.
Applications for the new award will open Nov. 1.
It is an introductory paper developed in partnership with the Toledo Museum of Art and part of a research project to study the effects of visual literacy training on increasing hazard awareness and recognition in the workplace.
The board will vote on the probable cause of the July 2016 crash at a meeting scheduled for Nov. 28 in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, investigators will review two other crashes involving migrant workers – a Nov. 6, 2015, crash in Little Rock, Ark., and a June 18, 2016, accident in Ruther Glen, Va.
The honorees were chosen by Divisions, which are industry-specific National Safety Council volunteer groups.
More than 15,000 safety professionals and more than 1,100 exhibitors are expected to participate in the NSC 2017 Congress & Expo in Indianapolis.
"We've always been proud of DriveTexas.org as a resource for guiding drivers across Texas, but we had never relied on it more than we did in the days following Hurricane Harvey," TxDOT Executive Director James Bass said recently. "During the storm, DriveTexas.org was visited by a record number of people trying to safely navigate to their destinations."
The 2017 National Safety Congress & Expo has brought thousands of safety professionals and exhibitors from around the world to an eye-popping conference in this city's sparkling downtown.
Mark Vergnano, CEO and president of The Chemours Company, has been elected chairman of the National Safety Council's board of directors and took over on Sept. 24 as eight new members joined the board.