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Proactive Workplace Initiatives

- December 13, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Companies have a choice of either initiating risk reduction through design or reacting to incidents/accidents after they happen. If they choose to react, then they attempt to redesign equipment and/or processes to prevent a future occurrence. But as in the …  Read more …

Resolution #9: Track Something Other Than Injuries for Your Incentive

- November 29, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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If you haven’t read the OSHA memo from 2012 regarding their stance on incentive programs based on being injury free, I recommend you take a moment today to check it out. Item #4 outlines their concern about incentive programs based …  Read more …

Resolution #8: Use Your Monthly Audit Forms as a Catalyst for Change

- November 9, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Someone once said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. That being said, are your safety committee, managers, or department supervisors insane? Are they doing their monthly audits and …  Read more …

80/20 Risk Management Rule

- September 29, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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Have you ever thought about how much time you spend productively at work? At the end of the day do you feel like you were busy, but didn’t accomplish much? If so, the 80/20 rule could be very useful to …  Read more …

Resolution #4: Learn Your Employees Names

- August 1, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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“A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” – Dale Carnegie People enjoy hearing their name. Remembering names is important on many levels. It makes people feel good to hear their …  Read more …

Resolution #3: Empowering Your Supervisors

- July 18, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Imagine you are a restaurant manager. Ideally, your job is to make sure things run smoothly. To do this, you make sure everyone is trained, that the facility is maintained properly and unexpected situations are handled correctly. You will step …  Read more …