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

5 Important Points in a Bloodborne Pathogen Training Program

Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms that transmit disease via human blood and other body fluids. When a person is exposed to infected blood the pathogens can pass on to him/her. Therefore, healthcare workers need to be careful as they regularly deal with potentially infected blood and body fluids. Bloodborne pathogen training helps them to know about

Crane, Hoist, and Sling Safety

Overhead cranes have become vital in modern industry. They are a common sight in sectors like construction, steel, mining, shipyards, repair shops, and others. Overhead Cranes are useful in many industrial activities and are commonly used to move extremely heavy items from one place to another. The rapid industrialization in many parts of the world

How to Investigate an Accident Or Incident in 9 Easy Steps

Get the overall picture by interviewing the people who know most about the accident or incident. This will enable you to carry out a thorough accident investigation. 1) Create the “right” environment. Create an atmosphere of co-operation. Explain reason for the interview- prevention. Ask for person’s help. Ask your questions and listen carefully to the

How to Set Goals for Safety Performance

The first steps are to establish what are you going to measure. What are the measures that you can apply that will indicate the level of safety performance? Firstly, we must eliminate the measurement of injuries and the severity of injuries because they are a byproduct of safety performance. Although they are very popular measures,