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Safety Accountability – “Personal Safety Scorecards”

May 4, 2016 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety Accountability – “Personal Safety Scorecards”

    A key to any injury and illness prevention program is accountability.  It is through accountability that management motivates employees, supervisors, managers and executives. Some companies hold their managers and supervisors accountable for their accident records.  This is a “reactive” (after the fact) measure that is usually not as effective a motivator as “proactive” (before […]

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Test Your Ability To “Think Outside The Box”

May 2, 2016 Dave Weber No Comments
Test Your Ability To “Think Outside The Box”

    Over the years, I have consulted with hundreds of restaurants. A common restaurant injury involves the employee being cut while sharpening a knife.   How many different ways to prevent knife cuts to employees hands while sharpening knives can you think of?  Write them down. ====================================== Click here to see the four different methods […]

May 1 to May 7 is “Occupational Safety & Health Week”

April 26, 2016 Dave Weber No Comments
May 1 to May 7 is “Occupational Safety & Health Week”

    May 1 marks the beginning of the North American Occupational Safety and Health Week.  This week stands to promote safe practices in the workplace as well as workplace health programs.   To commemorate this week, the Eastern Kentucky University Occupational Safety Program has created the below three infographics.  These infographics highlight causes of workplace […]

Safety App Of The Week

April 24, 2016 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety App Of The Week

–         Below is this week’s “Safety App of the Week“.  Every Monday we publish an article that reviews and rates a new workplace safety app.  Our testing is done on Apple iPads and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3s.  We rate each app from ♥ to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week […]

Safety Accountability – “Insurance Chargeback Programs”

April 6, 2016 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety Accountability – “Insurance Chargeback Programs”

  – Safety Accountability – “Insurance Chargeback Programs”   A key to any injury and illness prevention program is accountability.  It is through accountability that management motivates employees and gets things done.   If you work for a company that has multiple locations and you are not charging back insurance related costs to each location you […]

40 Articles For HR Professionals With Safety Responsibilities

April 3, 2016 Dave Weber No Comments
40 Articles For HR Professionals With Safety Responsibilities

  – Articles For HR Professionals With Safety Responsibilities     These days, we often find that HR professionals also have safety responsibilities – At many medium and small-sized companies, managers will wear two hats.  For example, the HR manager may be responsible for both HR duties and administering the occupational safety and health program. […]

Floor Marking For Safety

March 31, 2016 Dave Weber No Comments
Floor Marking For Safety

  – Floor Marking For Safety   Our friends at Creative Safety Supply have just published a comprehensive free guide on floor marking for safety.  It’s an excellent primer on the fundamentals of marking floors for safety – an absolute must read for every safety and maintenance professional! They say – “Floor marking tape can be used […]

29 Hearing Test Apps Rated

March 19, 2016 Dave Weber No Comments
29 Hearing Test Apps Rated

  Hearing Test Apps Rated   Many employers who have noisy work areas spend thousands of dollars each year on audiometric testing of their employees’ hearing.  Some other employers with noisy work areas would like to test their employees’ hearing, but are unable to do so because they either can’t afford it or there are no audiologists […]

17 Free On-Line Safety Magazines

October 19, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
17 Free On-Line Safety Magazines

    16 Free On-Line Safety Magazines   Reading safety magazines is an excellent way to stay on top of the latest safety related – products, websites, regulations, equipment, and events.  The following are our 16 favorite free on-line workplace safety and health magazines (in no particular order).    Safety + Health is the National Safety Councils’ award-winning monthly […]

30 iPad Sound Measurement Apps Reviewed

September 9, 2015 Dave Weber No Comments
30 iPad Sound Measurement Apps Reviewed

Here’s a critical review of 30 low cost sound level meter apps. See how each one compares to a $2,000 precision sound level meter!

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