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Several elements create a safe work environment. First we make a workplace were it is difficult for any personnel to be injured. Secondly, we make sure everyone knows what precautions to take (controls) to prevent injury. Third, we observe and… Continue reading
Safety requires the decision to follow rules and procedures that will mitigate risk. Mitigation simply reduces the opportunity for an event that causes injury to people or damage to equipment. The decision to mitigate risk is influenced by the current… Continue reading
Workplace safety is about risk management. In my experience the companies who understand risk management educate their employees, supervisors, management and executives in mitigation of risk through hazard recognition and control. In my presentations I like to say that, “If… Continue reading
Many of our children are latch-key, meaning they come home and are alone for several hours before you arrive from work. Have you ever talked to your family about egressing your home in the event of a fire? Do they… Continue reading
Happy 4th of July! This year the Potter’s will celebrate our nations independence by cooking out with family and friends. When the sun goes down we will all line up and watch the professional fireworks. In my younger days… Continue reading
Just the other day I was talking to a guy and after asking me what I do for a living, he told me about his friend who got hurt at work when Lockout / Tagout failed. I’m always interested when… Continue reading
If we understand that incidents lead to backing accidents, then we can prevent future accidents.
When a person backs into something with a vehicle the immediate reaction is excuse-making:
“That post shouldn’t be there anyway!”
“When I walked around the… Continue reading
This safety meeting topic includes a video to help understand the Alpha Numeric terms used in security and aviation to reduce errors when communicating information. Carl Potter will discuss the communication process using standard Alpha Numeric terms. Use the video… Continue reading