Special Topics in Safety Management

Safety is a process, and as such, needs to be managed. This section offers resources to create a viable safety program, sell it to senior management, train supervisors and employees in using it, and then track and report your progress. Look also for ways to advance your own skills in these areas, both for your current job, and those that follow.

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Q&A: Scissor Lift Inspections

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Q&A: Keys for Lockout/Tagout

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Video: GHS Compliance Requirements

By June 1, 2016, you must be in full compliance with OSHA’s HazCom GHS rule. What does the final phase-in deadline require? Watch this video to find out and get a free SDS toolbox talk!

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Awards Program Recognizes Indiana Safety Standouts

In announcing the winners of this year’s Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards, Indiana Labor Commissioner Rick Ruble observed, “There is no greater achievement as a business or organization than ensuring all employees go home safely at the end of the workday.”

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The War Against Complacency: Don’t Be Complacent About It

As injury rates decrease, complacency increases. In turn, complacency leads to human errors that cause injuries. It’s a paradox explained by Don Wilson, vice president of SafeStart Division of Electrolab Training Systems at his opening keynote presentation, The War Against Complacency: Proven Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Human Factor Errors, delivered recently during the BLR® Safety Summit in Austin, Texas.

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Machine Guarding for Robotic Devices

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Removing Mold

Q. Is there a single resource, which list by State, whether a licensed contractor is required to remove mold?

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Q&A: Hard Hats for Crane Operators

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The State of Safety Programs

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To learn about the impact of technology on health and safety, BLR partnered with eCompliance to survey 600+ environmental, health, and safety (EHS) pros. Check out the highlightes in our infographic below:

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Q&A: Color Coding for LOTO Tags

Is it mandatory that color coding be applied to the lockout/tagout tags for an electric utility provider?

Here’s how we answered:

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