OSHA's construction industry fall protection standard, 29 CFR 1926.501, was its most-cited standard during fiscal year 2015, and construction standards for safe use of scaffolding and ladders also ranked among OSHA's Top Ten that year.
The 3 B's are effective watchpoints for moving and working stronger, safer, and more in control.
Thinking we can always be better, and hazards and risks can always be reduced, should dominate thinking throughout an organization.
Which behavior would make the biggest difference in yielding the results you need?
Dividing attention through multitasking can increase slips/trips/falls, and also contribute to soft-tissue injuries, driving accidents, caught by/between, struck by problems, and many more.
The company decided to pursue "participative ergonomics" and designated 100 ergonomic champions and coaches, along with mentorship programs.
Most organizations, both at the corporate and local site level can only effectively manage and execute against four to five major priorities per year.
Two methods for change may appear to have comparable components, even be called by similar terms, but may actually be done very differently. And everyone knows the difference.
Dedication, communication, training, effective management and disciplinary action when necessary, and adherence to best practices and current standards are part of the answer.
President-elect Trump has promised to eliminate EPA, which was created during the administration of Republican Richard Nixon.
Experience shows that change, especially culture change, happens best from within.
Tangible and sustaining improvements are built in three stages.
Focus on earliest indicators of momentum. Actions taken usually don’t blossom into statistical changes for a period of time.
Security breaches and cyber attacks on the health care system are increasing, and such breaches now average $3.8 million in cost per attack, HHS reported.
The Nov. 7 meeting allows NIOSH personnel to give an update of new protocol developments.
Enlist these three critical, interlocking "E's" in your own way and you’ll also achieve remarkable strides in Safety performance, communications, leadership, and culture.
Great performers are able to demonstrate the ability to win over and over again.
A10.48 and TIA 322 are fast tracked, with a Jan. 1, 2017, effective date for both.
Solely broadcasting "shoulds" and "have-tos" quashes energy and internal motivation.
Positive expectations are definitely helpful—as long as they're in balance.