Protecting workers in cold weather takes specific steps. OSHA has provided a list. And America’s eye doctors have added to it. Unless your workplace is located in places like California, Florida, or (“Dream on!”) Hawaii, you and your workers have to deal with winter. And following a pattern of extreme weather in recent years, what […]
Category: 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.
Free Special Report: 50 Tips for More Effective Safety Training
To train new employees in safety, your presentation should lay out their role in creating a safe workplace, as well as safety steps to take. An audio-enhanced BLR PowerPoint® program can help you do both. OK, safety professionals, here’s today’s pop quiz: How likely is it that new hires will be injured on the job, […]
New hires are injured at work far in excess of their proportion to the workforce. This article explains why … and how to encourage safe-mindedness from Day One on the job. “If your idea of orienting a new employee is to quickly introduce him around and show him the bathroom and the coffee room, you […]
OSHA has been relatively dormant under 8 years of a Republican in the White House. Now all that may change … and if it happens, it starts in Iowa tonight. Here’s what safety professionals should look for in the election year to come. Will you be watching the big game on TV tonight? No, not […]