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The ability of everyone in your organization to recognize hazards a and control them is vital to safety success.
- Carl Potter
This month we see a company who placed a 21 year old temp employee in a hazardous workplace… Continue reading
When you hear (or read) the word “audit”, what comes to your mind? This word normally evokes fear and the thought of an IRS agent showing up at your door. In reality an audit is a systematic checkup to ensure… Continue reading
Safety Topics would like to remind you that on a regular basis your site must be inspected for condition. This inspection should be conducted with employees and management. As time goes on the workplace can begin to change and create… Continue reading
Basic PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) has changed over the years in an attempt to improve its effectiveness, comfort and aesthetics. Hard hats, glasses, shoes and ear plugs have become the standard in many workplaces. To wear or not wear the… Continue reading
In my seminars, I talk to workers, supervisors, and management about their responsibility for creating a workplace where nobody gets hurt. Sure, we all have various responsibilities or duties, obligations, or liabilities. When it comes to safety, the company has… Continue reading