Jason Lucas has been involved in safety for the past 20+ years, but he didn’t start there. He started as a hydro blaster, blasting the inside of oil tanks. He worked his way up to project manager level before getting his start as a safety pro. As Jason’s career progressed, he started a safety podcast […]
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
Whether it’s a fire, active shooter, natural disaster, or pandemic, employees should be trained to handle all types of emergencies. BLR Legal Editor Elizabeth Dickinson, J.D., recently spoke at a BLR Trends in 20 Webinar, where hot topics are discussed in 20 minutes, entitled “Prepare for the Next Emergency: Strategies to Address it with Confidence.” […]
On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Kathi Dobson, Safety Director at Alberici Constructors, Inc., on her thoughts on the difference between safety climate and safety culture.
On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Dr. Tim Ludwig, author of Safety-Doc.com and professor at Appalachian State University, on his thoughts about the definition of safety culture.
By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator For over 100 years, Superior Glove has engineered and manufactured innovative, high-quality hand and arm protection and complementary PPE for every major industry. Based out of Acton, Ontario in Canada, Superior Glove has grown from humble beginnings to a global leader. At Superior Glove, we believe workers should […]
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has resumed regular enforcement in 18 Florida counties affected by Hurricane Ian, the agency announced January 24. In the hurricane’s aftermath, the agency suspended most programmed enforcement actions in Brevard, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Flagler, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, and Volusia […]
Rod Courtney began his career in the US military. He served as an Army Combat Medic from 1990-1998. He has been a Certified Safety Technician for 25 years and became a Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) in 2019. In 2007, he went to work in the renewable energy sector building thousands of megawatts of wind turbines and […]
On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Dr. John Austin, the CEO and Founder of Reaching Results, on his thoughts about company leaders making safety a priority in their organizations. Tune in to hear his insights.
On episode 142 of EHS On Tap, Dr. Olesya Fomenko, an economist with the Workers Compensation Research Institute, talks about a new study on emergency department use by injured workers.
Demolition is a dangerous process that yields many worker injuries and fatalities. According to OSHA, the hazards of demolition work can be controlled and eliminated with proper planning, the right personal protection equipment (PPE), the necessary training, and compliance with OSHA standards. Here’s what you need to know about demolition safety. Check out our Back to Basics: […]