Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reported to renew its alliance with the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication to reduce and prevent worker exposure to chemicals hazards. OSHA also reported that the alliance intends to increase awareness of the requirements of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals and the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers under the OSH Act.
Have you ever seen the show What Would You Do? It’s a hidden camera series on ABC hosted by John Quinones that focuses on a situation and whether or not bystanders intervene, and how.
In the world of workplace safety, we see the potential for accidents and injuries every day at many organizations. We invest our expertise to help organizations keep workers safe. As a company dedicated to worker safety, we see quite clearly the probability for the most disabling workplace injuries and illnesses… and we focus on preventing them.
One week ago, workers were dismantling a scaffold at a high-rise construction project when a large piece of it fell to the ground in downtown Raleigh, N.C., killing three men and sending another to a hospital.
I was recently interviewed on a number of topics about safety and our family business. I’m sharing the following information, which was published by DiversityPlus Magazine, because it speaks to the importance of keeping workers safe. It is my hope that you find value in what I have shared.
Having reviewed the value of safety, safety culture, and the importance of having a passion for safety in recent blogs, I’d like to focus today on making your workplace safer… and offer specific recommendations to keep your workers safe.
Most organizations want to keep their employees safe. However, there are a lot of companies that don’t fully appreciate the total value in workers safety… or realize all of the potential costs associated with cutting corners on safety training and Proper Protective Equipment (PPE).
Two weeks ago I used this space to focus on the Value of Safety and the importance of understanding it. Last week I wrote about the Culture of Safety and the significance of company leaders and workers embracing it. This week I want to focus on the passion to keep workers safe.