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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
When it comes to workplace safety, offices may be one of the most overlooked spaces for hazardous conditions. Take a moment to look around your office. What do you see? What about that stack of reading you put on the… Continue reading
It’s quite simple: following the safety rules is the foundation to eliminating injuries. Commonly, a safety presenter will say that safety rules are “written in blood”. At one time, such dramatic statements were a way to get attention and illustrated… Continue reading
Every organization’s safety goal is to create a workplace where Nobody Gets Hurt. To accomplish this goal the organization’s safety culture must be developed so that everyone is challenged and inspired to provide Predictable Professional Performance in Safety. -Carl Potter, CSP… Continue reading