"I think that the new rule the FAA has finalized is a great step forward when it comes to addressing fatigue in aviation," says NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman.
Doing this right requires much more than simply a good chair.
Just like machines, people must be maintained, and training cannot occur only on rainy days and when the company has time.
Management commitment is paramount to its success. Here’s how to translate it into concrete actions.
As the hot weather approaches or if you have a hot work environment, get your employees into a temperature hardening program so they become acclimated.
If you have an active team that either drills regularly or has real incidents, they are continually showing their competency each time they respond.
Health professionals need to help raise awareness about the health risks of using an unclean cell phone.
With the phased acceptance of GHS document, classification, and labeling standards, the next few years could see significant and sweeping changes.
Head/face protection should be near the top of your list because it affects almost every other safety program you have on site.
Leadership is the key to an ideal safety culture.
The best way to use the time while we await the new labeling regulation is to train users to fit protectors correctly and use fit testing to document the protection provided by a given protector.
Orienting and training employees is a crucial step in promoting a safe work environment, which will determine company insurance costs in the near future.
In how many workplaces is the safety director being insulted, threatened, or possibly worse just for doing the job?
Wise strategists understand shortcuts are not their enemy.