For any safety manager who wants to see whether his or her company might benefit from a refresh of the existing program, a good first step is to seek out professional assistance to learn more.
The real question is, for you as a safety professional, how much is your “peace of mind” worth?
The most important solutions to heat stress are frequent rest and water breaks in the shade. If laborers work in the sun they absolutely must have tents or shade sails available with cool water and seating.
It takes ongoing vigilance and management of change to identify conditions in your plant that might cause a potential safety problem.
Even with the best standard operating procedures, spills can still happen--often when they are least expected.
Check for compatibility. It's important to have your employees suit up with all of their gear when fitting a hearing protector.
While the Association of American Railroads supports requiring older tank cars used to transport flammable liquids to be retrofitted or phased out, many other stakeholders firmly oppose a retrofit.
Defining the correct PPE levels based on electrical hazard risk assessments on all electrical equipment will lead to better acceptance by electrical workers.
There is a real opportunity to deliver a better safety experience for people working in risky environments through innovative products.
In the United States, make sure that every hat is permanently marked with "ANSI" on the shell and the suspension so you know it meets or exceeds national standards.
Never give up. Change is always possible by thinking and doing things differently.
The online forum offers many resources to help plants minimize waste and save money through sustainability initiatives, recycling, and lean manufacturing.
Effective culture assessments shouldn’t prompt strategy; they should validate it and, most importantly, improve the success of execution.