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Falling: It Can Happen to Anyone

- May 10, 2018 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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On a wet day in the spring of 2015, my previous employer had just finished a complete rebuild of our fall protection system for loading rail cars and tractor trailers. This was to help combat a string of fatalities that …  Read more …

What Drives Behavior?

- March 22, 2018 by Trisha Rule (View all posts by Trisha)
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We’ve all witnessed unsafe behaviors at work. But do you ever wonder what drives these behaviors? Is it lack of training or awareness? Imagine the following scenario: You see one of your employees smoking a cigarette on a break. You …  Read more …

Be an Influencer in 2018

- December 29, 2017 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Tom)
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Our Risk Management consultants started a book club in 2017 with the purpose of supporting our commitment to customer experience, and risk reduction outcome. We did this as a team, 45 strong. Everyone rowing in the same direction with one …  Read more …

Safety at Home: Whole at Work, Whole at Home

- December 20, 2017 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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“If they are not at work, it’s not my problem.” “Off the job safety? That doesn’t make me money.” These are just a few of the replies I often hear when asking if employers have an off-the-job safety program. But …  Read more …

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 …

Safety Training – What Type of Learners are Your Employees?

- November 16, 2017 by Jason Rozar (View all posts by Jason)
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Did you see an ocean of blank stares in the audience the last time you conducted training on a new process, chemical or piece of equipment? Was your team fully engaged and active in the discussion? If you saw mostly stares, …  Read more …