Risk Management


News & Articles

  • NIOSH Releases Lifting Equation Mobile App

    "NLE Calc is a quick and simple way for a worker to assess their risk for injury before they manually lift an object," said NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard. "The information workers used to find in a manual is now in their back pocket and can help prevent one of the most common, and costly, work-related injuries."

  • OSHA Announces Second Meeting on Strengthening VPP

    It will take place 1-4 p.m. Aug. 28 in New Orleans. The agency wants stakeholders to provide new ideas on three subjects: overall VPP process and flow, corporate/long-term participant involvement, and Special Government Employee activities.

  • Incorporating JSAs Into Your Safety Process

    All information captured by you and your team can be further analyzed and used in order to predict, mitigate, and avoid risk.

  • NIOSH Completes NORA's Second Decade, Readies for Third

    "With this report, we have a clear picture of the value of bringing together groups that all have an interest in occupational safety and health and the impact we can have when we work together on shared goals," Director Dr. John Howard said.

  • California Refinery Regs Require Safety Culture Assessments

    The regulations include requirements to adopt inherently safer designs and systems to the greatest extent feasible and also require periodic workplace safety culture assessments to evaluate whether management is appropriately emphasizing safety over production pressures.

  • Best Practices: Mining for Metal or Nonmetals

    Here are some best practices when mining.


Webinars

  • Using Safety Metrics to Improve Safety

    In today's information world, health safety and environmental professional are continually confronted with the challenge to gather, review, and act wisely based on various types of data. By using simple, easy to use, software to generate safety metrics safety professions can spend less time on collecting, gathering and performing data calculations and more time on using that data to improve safety performance.

  • Are Injuries Your Money Pit?

    In this presentation we will explore the challenges present when these three departments do not work in concert with one another. It is not unusual for "turf issues" to emerge over time, which ultimately erodes the effectiveness and success of each department and the expedient recovery of the injured employee.

  • Building a Business Continuity Plan for Your Workplace

    An essential part of your overall workplace emergency plan, business continuity planning is a process that supports managing the response to impacts on your business from potential risks.


Whitepapers

  • Still trying to... Get The Lead Out

    The most critical steps toward lead hazard abatement are contaminant identification and removal. Researchers from CDC/NIOSH have developed two simple and reliable technologies to achieve these steps easily and without the need for extensive training.


Videos

  • CORESafety Module 14: Incident Reporting & Investigation

    This 2017 National Mining Association video is about CORESafety Module 15. Do you want to prevent future occurrences of a particular mining incident? Then it’s critical to investigate what happened in a timely manner and promptly report the details as accurately and with as much integrity as possible. Start by understanding the two safety and health incident categories that are dictated by laws and regulations, and require different types of reporting: Incidents reportable to regulatory authorities and incidents that are non-reportable to regulatory authorities.

  • NATE #ClimberConnection Video on ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard

    The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) recently released a safety video highlighting the new ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard. The 2017 video is the first to debut as part of Volume 2 of the NATE Climber Connection series. The A10.48 Standard – Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communications Structures has been described as a game changer for the industry because it has the distinction of being the first comprehensive standard encompassing the entire tower construction, service, and maintenance industry. The Climber Connection Volume 2 video includes an overview of the A10.48 Standard and includes practical information on gin poles and rigging class guidelines for the industry to follow in accordance with the standard. The video also includes epic aerial views and footage of hard working tower crews in action at a communications tower site. Spread the word using #ClimberConnection!

  • Farm Shop Safety: Improving Your Odds

    Learn from this 2017 SAIF Corporation video about seven common problem areas around the shop and what you can do to improve safety for you and your employees. Find more safety and health resources at http://saif.com/safetyandhealth.html.


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