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Weekly Safety Challenge

- March 24, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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You’ve explained to your supervisors that safety is important. You’ve told them time and time again that they should correct unsafe conditions and acts.  You have a maintenance team ready and willing to react to safety work orders, but those …  Read more …

Resolution #1: View Safety as Equal to Production, Not as a Government Compliance Item

- March 1, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In January, I wrote a blog about 2017 safety resolutions. Today, I’d like to expand on resolution #1, view safety as equal to production, not as a government compliance item. Production is what makes your company money, whether you make …  Read more …

How to Implement a Near Miss Reporting Program

- January 24, 2017 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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Events are happening every day at facilities throughout the US that employers are not aware of. These events are close calls where something occurs and almost causes an accident, injury, property damage, or could have caused a fatality. Another term …  Read more …

Top 10 Safety Resolutions for 2017

- January 3, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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It’s a New Year, which means it’s time for some New Year’s resolutions.  Check out my suggestions below to help make 2017 a safe year: 1. View safety as equal to production, not as a government compliance item. There is …  Read more …

Engage your Workforce to Develop Workplace Safety Solutions

- August 22, 2016 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Anyone who has been in a “safety” role knows that safety is not a one person job.  You need to enlist the help of many—it takes a village, or a Team. Who at your company is holding onto the best …  Read more …

What role, exactly, does your safety committee play in your organization?

- March 13, 2012 by Jason Rozar (View all posts by Jason)
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Earlier, I spoke about the key role top management has in supporting a safety committee. This article explores the roles of your safety committee members, which is limited only by the imagination of management. A few examples of possible safety …  Read more …