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Avoiding Injuries In The Warehouse

August 22, 2013 No Comments
Avoiding Injuries In The Warehouse

Workplace injuries are a potentially costly distraction from the day-to-day business of running a company.   Not only do they cause delays but they also expose the company to possible litigation; this is aside from the human cost of injury.   There is a particularly high risk of accidents in warehouses – people and vehicles […]

Safety App Of The Week

August 19, 2013 No Comments
Safety App Of The Week

Below is our “Safety App of the Week”.  These weekly features are published every Monday.  New apps are tested on Apple iPads and rated from ♥ to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles are archived here. Dropped Objects Calculator Official Description   “Calculate the impact of a fallen object and understand the […]

The “5 Whys” Method Of Accident Investigation

August 14, 2013 No Comments
The “5 Whys” Method Of Accident Investigation

One problem that I consistently  find at smaller companies is that they do a poor job of accident investigations.  Often they are unable to uncover the true “root causes” of an accident. One method that will help them to identify the true root causes of an accident is the 5 Whys” method.  It’s easy to […]

Good Housekeeping Is Overrated

August 13, 2013 No Comments
Good Housekeeping Is Overrated

Some companies are fanatical about housekeeping!  One company sent corporate EHS staff to their large Seattle plant to perform a safety audit.  Even though the plant was so clean you could eat off the floor, the inspectors still wrote them up for poor housekeeping because they found one “playing card sized” scrap of paper on […]

Safety App Of The Week

August 12, 2013 No Comments
Safety App Of The Week

 –  Below is our “Safety App of the Week”.  These weekly features are published every Monday.  New apps are tested on Apple iPads and rated from ♥ to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles are archived here. iTriage – Health, Doctor, Symptoms and Healthcare search Official Description   “Do you have symptom […]

LOTO (part 4) – How to Ensure Safety and Avoid Citations

August 9, 2013 No Comments
LOTO (part 4) – How to Ensure Safety and Avoid Citations

Believe it or not it is fairly easy to avoid citations regarding lockout/tagout or LOTO procedures. However, despite the simplistic nature of enacting and following an effective LOTO plan, an estimated 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities are reported each year. This is simply unacceptable. There is some sort of glitch in the system with so many […]

11 Free Safety Guides

August 6, 2013 No Comments
11 Free Safety Guides

Creative Safety Supply is now offering eleven free online training guides and informational documents to educate you and your coworkers on workplace safety, GHS, and OSHA.  Use these free guides to help bring your company up to speed on important industrial safety concepts!  Subjects covered by these guides include: Arc flash 5S Pipe marking GHS […]

Safety App Of The Week

August 5, 2013 No Comments
Safety App Of The Week

Below is our “Safety App of the Week”.  These weekly features are published every Monday.  New apps are tested on Apple iPads and rated from ♥ to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles are archived here. Working Alone – Official Description   “This App was developed specifically for the Oil and Gas […]

LOTO (part 3) – The Supervisor’s Role

August 2, 2013 No Comments
LOTO (part 3) – The Supervisor’s Role

A supervisor is a person who works for a business and is trusted by the employer to oversee certain activities within the business as well as to enforce compliance upon specific issues. Supervisors are an essential component to any business in that they usually there to help and provide guidance to the employees who report […]

A New Safety Product

July 30, 2013 No Comments
A New Safety Product

Our friend Jack Benton has one of the best safety blogs around.  If you want to find out what’s new in the world of safety check out his website. A few weeks ago Jack posted information on a new type of safety vest – it’s “lighted”!  The vests are pricey starting at $65, but if […]

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