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Common Safety Management Myths Debunked

Posted by David Castella on February 9, 2017

Workplace safety best practices are often intangible characteristics that employees take on as their own, so it makes sense that there are a few misconceptions floating around.

When there's not an exact science as to how to keep employees safe, there's bound to be confusion about what's true and what isn't. We're here to clear a few things up for you.

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Topics: EHS Software, Safety, Business Insights, Safety Training, Training Management Software

Reducing Retail Safety Claims and Injuries Is Easier Than You Think

Posted by Harold Gubnitsky on February 7, 2017

As you may know, the retail industry is vulnerable to employee and consumer injuries.

Slips and falls, musculoskeletal disorders and other commonplace injuries can plague both sides of the aisle—and cost companies a pretty penny. It's time to stop shelling out for avoidable accidents and take action to reduce the cost of safety claims moving forward.

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Topics: EHS Software, EHS Management System, Business Insights, Retail, health and safety management software, health and safety management

Recent OSHA Ruling Reduces Worker Beryllium Exposure

Posted by Mabely Wise on January 25, 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration once again proved its allegiance to workers' health with a recent ruling that updates a decades-old beryllium exposure standard.

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Topics: Safety, Occupational Health Management, Business Insights

Infographic: Preventing Avoidable Workplace Incidents in the Automotive Industry

Posted by Jagan Garimella on January 19, 2017

Every day, a mechanic should arrive at work focused on how he'll piece together an engine after repairing the flywheel rather than the dangers that come with the endeavor.

Mechanics and manufacturing employees are tasked with some of the most daunting repairs that stretch them to not only their limits mentally, but physically as well. With thousands of pounds of metal hanging above workers, sharp tools in use and repetitive motions a mainstay technique, it's clear more safety and precaution is needed to prevent some of the more foreseeable incidents.

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Topics: EHS, Safety, OSHA, Business Insights, Automotive, Safety Training

The 2016 Top 10 OSHA Citations and Proactive Prevention

Posted by Gregory Monzo on January 17, 2017

Another year, another opportunity for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to inform business owners and safety managers alike of what regulations companies are violating the most.

The annual top 10 OSHA citations list has increasingly become a valuable tool in assessing workplace hazards and, when paired with a proactive approach to employee safety, can facilitate a much safer work environment.

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Topics: Incident Management System, EHS Software, Safety, OSHA, Business Insights

Customer Perspectives: Leadership Safety Observation & Messaging

Posted by Mike Hagenbarth on January 12, 2017

This is an article based on coaching I have performed for leaders at WestRock. It discusses the leader’s role in creating an injury free culture, where employees make the safe choice every time. It highlights the importance of regular safety observation and messaging and the necessary aspects of creating this culture.

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Topics: EHS, Safety

Staying safe in the automotive industry [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on January 12, 2017

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.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, Safety, Automotive

Is Behavior-based Safety Right For Your Organization? [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on January 5, 2017

You may have heard it before, but what's the real idea behind behavior-based safety—and is it right for your business?

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Topics: Technology, EHS Software, BBS, Behavior Based Safety,, Business Insights

Behavior-based Safety and Your Organization

Posted by Dave Rath on January 3, 2017

There are various ways companies can approach health and safety in the workplace, but some work out better for certain organizations.

Safety managers must understand the intricacies in each strategy and map out how effective they would be in their particular workplaces.

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Topics: EHS Software, OSHA, BBS, Behavior Based Safety,, Business Insights

Celebrate 12 Days of Workplace Safety

Posted by David Castella on December 27, 2016

Bonuses, a party and some kind words from the head honcho are great gifts every employee looks forward to, but what about safety?

In honor of the approaching holidays, here are some safety tips any company can incorporate to make sure everyone is able to spend time with their family instead of nursing an injury.

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Topics: EHS Software, Safety, EHS Management System, Business Insights

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