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Safety Topics was developed to provide safety meeting topics for organizations that are targeting zero injuries in their workplace. Safety awareness is a key factor in preventing injuries and Safety Topics is here to help. If you are a supervisor, manager or safety specialist in your company, finding safety topics to present to your workforce can be a time consuming task, save time by using safety topics written by Carl Potter.

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Ultimately the Decision to Return to Work is the Employee’s

Let me be clear before you stop reading this message… The President may decide to return businesses to normal operations soon. The nation will return to a level of normalcy and then state governors will decide to what level and… Continue reading

Keep Safety Simple: Rules, Regulations, and Relationships

Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.   —Issac Newton

It is difficult to keep safety simple when we are constantly looking over the horizon for the “next thing” that will… Continue reading

Keep Safety Simple: In 2020 make plans to Review, Respond, and Replace

You must simplify. You must make the complex simple, then you must make it work. – I.M. Pei

What will you do in 2020 to further simplify the process of creating a workplace where it is difficult to get hurt? Do you… Continue reading

Engagement: Learning, Understanding, and Applying to Create a Workplace Where it is Difficult to Get Hurt

You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.                                       … Continue reading

Developing a Slight Edge for Safety

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up. ~ Robert Tew

Have you ever read an injury or fatality report and wondered, “How could this have happened?” Maybe you read an incident… Continue reading

Does Your Organization Have Room for Improvement in Safety?

Find out by engaging with diversity, evolution, and innovation

I am forever learning and changing. W. Edwards Deming

Dr. Edwards Deming was the father of continuous process improvement and he would be proud of how safety has embraced many of… Continue reading

The Most Successful Technique for Leaders in the Prevention Injuries

We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action ~ Dr. Henry Link

In many of my articles I encourage those who have a formal office setting to get up, and get out of to walk job sites… Continue reading

Drug Watch: Are You Aware?

Are you aware of the consequences you may experience when using some across the counter drugs?  Driving long distances can be boring and some over the counter drugs don’t help the situation.  I know for me the drone of an… Continue reading

Personal Safety for Hurricane Rescue and Recovery

safety during rescue and recover of hurricane Florence Continue reading

A Funny Thing Happened…on the Way to the Ground!

My quest blogger this week is one of my Associates at the Safety Institute, Bruce Richardson.  Bruce focuses on helping his clients to improve the safety skills of powered industrial truck operators.  There are untold dollars lost in injuries, production,… Continue reading