Wrenches, jacks and moving parts—oh my! There are a lot of dangers associated with the work done in the automotive industry, and safety managers are tasked with helping workers avoid them all.
You may have heard it before, but what's the real idea behind behavior-based safety—and is it right for your business?
What do small and large businesses have in common? The responsibility to protect their employees. While larger businesses are making strides to eradicate workplace injuries by integrating safety management software, the smaller businesses lag behind without a system in place.
Many organizations don't yet realize how their siloed risk and safety management programs hinder them, rather than letting them to get hyperspecific.
Keeping up with compliance changes is difficult in most industries, but making sure employees receive new, applicable information is even more challenging.
There comes a time where every small business needs to think beyond fiscal growth and focus on the now—by protecting its employees' health and wellness.
Nowadays you can't escape data—but then again, why would you want to? Safety managers leverage data as a means to improve performance, and these efforts have helped prevent incidents and reduce claims costs.
Keeping workers safe on the job is easier said than done. But there are a few simple changes that can help make a big impact. For example, by developing a cleaner, more organized work environment, safety managers can help reduce injuries.
There were roughly three million non-fatal accidents and more than ten thousand severe injuries in 2014. In the safest workplace era we've ever lived in, these figures are far too high. A preventative safety culture can help organizations avoid workplace accidents before they arise.
As the Internet of Things makes its way into every transportation and logistics warehouse, shipping yard and truck, big data will play a much larger role than it ever has before in the industry.