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What Your Leadership Style Says About You

What Your Leadership Style Says About You

Leadership is not a monolith. All leaders work toward achieving a desired result by precisely balancing their emotional investment in their people and their logical investment in their end goals. But the balance between these factors can vary between any two leaders....

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Safety Update: White House Issues New Rules on Vaccines

Safety Update: White House Issues New Rules on Vaccines

[September 10, 2021] – President Biden imposed new vaccine rules on Thursday affecting federal workers, large employers, and health care staff. These new requirements could apply to as many as 100 million Americans. As your safety partner, we to ensure you are aware...

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Bring Safety Home: How to Develop a Home Emergency Plan

Bring Safety Home: How to Develop a Home Emergency Plan

Emergencies are unpredictable. They put lives and resources in danger at a moment’s notice. Which is why so much time and effort is used to develop emergency plans in the workplace. Proper planning is the buffer that mitigates the impact of emergencies, saves lives...

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5 Tips to Improve Forklift Safety

5 Tips to Improve Forklift Safety

Workers take notice when large pieces of heavy machinery are brought onto a worksite to complete part of a project. These machines require special attention, loading and unloading requirements, use by specific operators, careful operation procedures, and plenty of...

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How On-Site Safety Coaching Elevates Your Safety Training

How On-Site Safety Coaching Elevates Your Safety Training

Dedicated safety training is necessary for every organization. These safety sessions are set up as immersive experiences by design because the knowledge employees gain is fundamental to keep themselves and others safe on the job. Workers that attend safety training...

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Top Ways to Combat Safety Fatigue

Top Ways to Combat Safety Fatigue

Humans can only operate at peak efficiency for so long. We eventually work through so many tasks and decisions during the day that we reach a point of mental exhaustion. It’s during these points of mental overload that critical decision-making becomes more lax and we...

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Turn OSHA Top 10 Lists into Site-Specific Action Plans

Turn OSHA Top 10 Lists into Site-Specific Action Plans

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes an updated list of the top 10 most cited standards from data collected during the previous year. The list is created both from data collected directly by OSHA and from other sources of labor statistics...

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Top 5 Things That Should Happen the Minute OSHA Shows Up

Top 5 Things That Should Happen the Minute OSHA Shows Up

The sudden arrival of an OSHA inspector immediately changes the energy at any facility. Employees and supervisors alike tend to be more on edge with an OSHA official on-site which can make the inspection more difficult and unpredictable. This can make the entire...

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OSHA Compliance: Why Routine Inspections are So Important

OSHA Compliance: Why Routine Inspections are So Important

A major goal of every organization is to actively avoid OSHA citations. This goal makes sense to most employers as OSHA citations are a major setback and can leave a lasting negative impression on a business. Some companies believe maintaining the bare minimum of...

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5 Things Leadership Needs to Understand About Safety

5 Things Leadership Needs to Understand About Safety

Many organizational leaders underestimate the potential of making safety a priority for their business. These leaders disregard safety out of hand due to preconceived notions about the limited benefits provided by safety. These same leaders generally only pay...

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5 Warnings Your Current Safety Program is Slipping

5 Warnings Your Current Safety Program is Slipping

Trusting when to stay the course during hard times is an admirable trait in a leader. But equally important is understanding a red flag versus a hardship. Identifying the difference between a minor hardship and a major warning sign — especially in safety —...

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The Downstream Costs of a Work-Related Injury

The Downstream Costs of a Work-Related Injury

The impact of a work-related injury is immediate. The injured employee’s work ceases as they are examined by a medical professional, worker’s compensation paperwork begins to be filled out and filed, and the employee is sent home to recover. This scenario and the...

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The Differences Between Safety Management and Safety Culture

The Differences Between Safety Management and Safety Culture

“Safety management” and “safety culture” as phrases are so close linguistically that they are likely used interchangeably by most. But these terms each serve specific purposes. Understanding where the nuances lie between what makes up safety management and what falls...

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Blowing the Dust Off: 4 Tips to Update Your Safety Manuals

Blowing the Dust Off: 4 Tips to Update Your Safety Manuals

For most organizations, safety manuals exist as foundational documents. They provide detailed, necessary guidance for employees and supervisors trying to navigate their duties. Manuals need to stay relevant to continue playing a critical role for employees. Letting...

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Fatal Injuries on the Rise: It’s Time to Refocus Safety

Fatal Injuries on the Rise: It’s Time to Refocus Safety

Advancements in technology and automation continue to improve workflow and efficiency across industries, revolutionizing what work looks like for many organizations. As these dynamic systems are applied to new processes in businesses, it’s important that they do not...

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Inside Safety Pro vs. Outside Safety Pro: Which is Better?

Inside Safety Pro vs. Outside Safety Pro: Which is Better?

For an organization to make the most informed decisions regarding their safety program, a fully comprehensive view of the situation — the data, the safety culture, and how the organization operates — is required. To some organizations, this means turning to a trusted,...

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You Need to Be Safer But Don’t Know Where to Start

You Need to Be Safer But Don’t Know Where to Start

When the latest safety numbers come in and an uptick in on-site injuries is noticed, naturally, the alarm bells start ringing. Not only are injuries costly, but continued employee safety and morale are the backbone of quality, efficient work. However, getting to the...

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You CAN Continue Safety Training During a Pandemic

You CAN Continue Safety Training During a Pandemic

The world continues to be upended as we work together dealing with the waves of change from the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting how we work, how we plan, and how we fundamentally operate day in and day out. More than ever, safety has become a major point of focus for...

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Identify Gaps in Your Safety Game

Identify Gaps in Your Safety Game

Closing out the fourth quarter, now is the time to take a macro look at the data compiled over the last year and use the findings to build out a roadmap for the new year. Naturally, this leads many organizations to turn a more critical eye toward safety and finding...

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Follow-up Is Critical to Make Training Stick

Follow-up Is Critical to Make Training Stick

Training sessions and workshops are spaces dedicated to learning, without distraction. When employees take safety training courses, they’re able to focus solely on the material at hand, fully engaging with the topics, and immediately showing what they’ve learned...

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Start 2021 with a New Commitment to Safety

Start 2021 with a New Commitment to Safety

With the new year fast approaching, the time to start drafting resolutions is here. While there are innumerable little changes that can help here or there in daily life, the best resolutions are ones that create a lasting impact for the greater good, such as...

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Common OSHA Violations for the Precast Industry

Common OSHA Violations for the Precast Industry

Vigilance in on-the-job safety is a must. While some safety practices become routine, skipping these practices is what leads to injuries and incidents, which break up the routine, but for all of the worst reasons. In a continual effort to curb increasing injuries, and...

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Why Safety Starts at the Top

Why Safety Starts at the Top

Safety within an organization is non-negotiable — it’s a must have piece. A fundamental right, an ethical imperative, and a financial concern. Safety is a foundational pillar for organizations, but safety is about much more than mitigating risk. A successful safety...

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4 Ways to Continue Improving COVID-19 Safety

4 Ways to Continue Improving COVID-19 Safety

With the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) proving to be a continually pervasive aspect in our day-to-day lives, organizations will need to continue implementing safety precautions to best protect themselves and their employees...

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