Tips for Developing A Successful Emergency/Crisis Management Program

Emergency/Crisis Management Planning needs vary with the industry, type of operations, and regulatory applicability; however, the following guidelines can be used for any situation: WHAT ARE YOUR WORKPLACE HAZARDS? The first step is to Identify vulnerabilities and hazards associated with your operation. No one understands your operation better than you. Ensure that emergency, business continuity,

Confined Space Entry Program

If your workplace has a confined space, you need to understand everything about them, the dangers, the regulations, the standards of what type they are, everything. Because confined spaces are a very dangerous place for employees, and without a comprehensive policy, employees can get hurt of worse die. So, when working on a confined space

The Basics of PPE Training

In many countries around the world, it is widely recognized that wearing protective equipment in various working environments is essential to protect the health and safety of workers. This is especially true in hazardous environments such as confined spaces, and in certain industries such as the oil and gas, marine, energy and petrochemical industries. Regardless

The Importance of a Clear Health and Safety Policy

A health and safety policy will set down in writing who exactly is responsible for what, when and how with regards to health and safety issues within your organization. It should contain the aims of the business, as well as measurable objectives. It should be written in clear and simple language so that it can

Slip, Trip, and Fall Audit

With summer clearly behind us, and inclement weather on its way, if you haven’t already, it is time to start putting in place proper floor safety precautions for your building and reminding your employees so they are aware of any changes. According to OSHA (U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration) slips, trips

How to Persuade Your Staff to Wear Personal Protective Equipment

Let’s face it, people don’t do what they’re supposed to do a lot of the time and there are a variety of reasons. This article shows a practical way of persuading your staff to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). To understand the behavior or lack of behavior by other people it is best to first