April 2012

April 2012

  • HAND PROTECTION: Cross-Functional Support Ensures Success
  • FALL PROTECTION: Caring for Your Greatest Asset
  • FALL PROTECTION: Solving Vehicle and Warehouse Fall Hazards
  • DEFIBRILLATORS & CPR: Technology to the Rescue
  • FOOT PROTECTION: My Feet Are Killing Me!
  • SAFETY INCENTIVES & MOTIVATION: Make It Easy to Be Excellent
  • HEALTH CARE: OSHA in Health Care: Out of Sight & Out of Mind?
  • WELLNESS: Make Your Move: Weave Exercise Into the Work Day
  • FIRST AID TRAINING: What Is First Aid? What Is First Aid Training?
  • INDOOR AIR QUALITY: IAQ and Occupational Asthma
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Cover Story

AEDs are effective only if they are maintained properly with working batteries and pads.

Technology to the Rescue

By David Bingham

New advancements simplify the process of using an AED.


Features

Protective footwear is tested with a number of criteria, including impact and compression, puncture, heat, cuts, electrically conductive, static, and traction.

My Feet Are Killing Me!

By Randy DeVaul

Mr. Safety, be sure to create those relationships with your front-line managers and production employees and conduct a complete hazard assessment.


OSHA in Health Care: Out of Sight & Out of Mind?

By Scott Harris

Health care might feel exempt, but it looks like we finally got OSHA's attention.


Your access and fall protection solutions should offer flexible safeguarding and customization options.

Solving Vehicle and Warehouse Fall Hazards

By Doug Ingram

Your access and fall protection solutions should offer flexible safeguarding and customization options.


What is First Aid? What is First Aid Training?

By Barry R. Weissman

First aid is tough to administer for real. Get your team used to doing it and having fun doing it, which will take some of the stress out of having to do it for real.


Stop Making It Difficult to Be Excellent in Safety

By Shawn M. Galloway

Often the best thing a leader can do is stop making it difficult for employees to be involved.


The top walkers reached 500,000 steps. In all, participants logged the equivalent of 447,000 miles.

Make Your Move: Weave Exercise Into the Work Day

By Terri L. Dougherty

The key to making exercise part of your lifestyle is finding a routine that’s sustainable.


The German asthma foundation (DAAB) has for some time advised that the harmful effects of particulate matter can be greatly reduced if carpeting is chosen over hard flooring options, because carpet can safely trap and immobilize particulates.

IAQ and Occupational Asthma

By Andrew Sibley

As a first step in looking at indoor air quality, employers would be well advised to examine NIOSH's eight-point plan for improving IAQ.


Caring for Your Greatest Asset

By Adam Croskey, Randy Marzicola

Follow these steps to develop a comprehensive safety program that fully protects workers on the job.


Departments

Uncivil Discourse

By Jerry Laws

What to do or not do about an employee's Facebook rant may be a tough call.


The Practice of Leadership

By Robert Pater

It's the other side of Paul McClellan, his approach, that we can all learn from to improve as leaders.


Bulwark FR Quiz