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safety in the rain

Safety in the Rainy Season


As its season has come, some professions see it as blessing, but to others, it comes with apparent increase in threat and hazards at workplace.

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fleet safety

Focus on Fleet Safety: Driven to Destruction


There are lots of drivers on the roads who are just plain rude. They tailgate, they forget to use their turn signals, they race through a yellow light when they really should have stopped.

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mercury handling

Handling Mercury-Containing Fluorescent Bulbs Safely


Mercury has quite the mystique. Its “quicksilver” identity fueled car brands; its thermal properties made it ubiquitous at one time in thermometers of every sort. But mercury is toxic, and workers

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safety professional

7 Signs You Are Meant to Be a Safety Professional


Maybe we’re a little biased, but we think safety professionals are pretty cool. Whether you are just getting started in the safety field or have been doing it for several years, you have probably started

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safety leadership

SAFETY: A Word About Leadership


In his article, 3 Strategies for Safety Leadership Now, Kevin Burns wrote, “As I’ve mentioned in the past, leadership in safety has nothing to do with management. You don’t have to be in management to be a safety leader,

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responsibity and accountability

Responsibility and Accountability: What’s the Difference?


You hear a lot about responsibility and accountability in safety and health, and sometimes people speak as though the two terms have the same meaning. Let’s find out why

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marketing strategy

Safety as a Marketing Strategy


Safety Management within an organization is often looked at as a legal obligation which can protect against liabilities and decrease the long-term costs of doing business. Though this is an important function of workplace safety, many business

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safety consultant

Safety Consultant


A safety consultant must be knowledgeable about safety issues in a wide variety of work environments. The consultant’s primary responsibility is to inspect workplaces to ensure they comply with federal, state and local safety

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safety cost

The “Cost” of Workplace Safety


On December 9th, 2013 a 46-year-old worker was killed when a 12,000-pound steel bridge arch beam he was spraying fell and crushed him. An investigation by Occupational Safety and Health Administration under the US Division of Labor found

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HSE study

Senior managers must spend more time with workers, says HSE study


Time spent by senior managers talking to workers on site is critical to effective engagement, according to new research in the quarry industry. The research carried out by psychologists at the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL)

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safety tips

The Collection of Safety Tips


• Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety. ~William Shakespeare
• For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind. ~Eleanor Everet

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