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Transforming Organizational Safety Culture through Lean Management

Transforming Organizational Safety Culture through Lean Management

“It is not the elements of one’s safety program that will get one to world-class safety, it is when you impact the culture so that every individual, without exception makes safety their daily priority.” ~ author Robert Hafey of “Lean…

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Did you report that injury?

Did you report that injury?

Jim Mongelli looked down to see the crimson stain of blood coming from his arm. It wasn’t shaping up to be a very good day for the heavy equipment worker from upstate New York. “I didn’t think it was a…

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InjuryFree CEO to speak at TEC 2013 Loss Control Conference

InjuryFree CEO to speak at TEC 2013 Loss Control Conference

InjuryFree has been asked to share its system for workplace safety at the Texas Electric Cooperatives 2013 Loss Control Conference in San Antonio, TX March 20-22. Texas Electric Cooperatives has a long history of excellence representing the interests of cooperative…

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Sequester and the private sector

Sequester and the private sector

The big news around the water cooler this week has been the federal sequester – a term that few understand and even fewer in Congress seem to care much about. But it has occupational safety pros rattled. “I have to…

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Is IOSHA leading or lagging?

Is IOSHA leading or lagging?

Newspapers out of Indiana today published a pretty scathing review of the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. An almost 50% drop in inspections and fines is at the top of the complaint list. However, the article’s premise has one…

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How to Evaluate the Safety and Health Performance of Employees

How to Evaluate the Safety and Health Performance of Employees

Measurement is key to any continuous improvement process and is an essential management function. Successful companies measure their employees' productivity and effectiveness, but until recently only a few evaluated their workers' safety performance. Safety has a profound effect on a company's overall profitability; it makes sense to measure it along with other factors that correlate with...

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OSHA News Release: 05/24/2010

OSHA News Release: 05/24/2010

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced in a notice of proposed rulemaking published in today’s Federal Register its plans to require improved worker protection from tripping, slipping and falling hazards on walking…

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Conveyor Belt Work Safety

Conveyor Belt Work Safety

Working with a conveyor belt might not seem dangerous, but it can actually lead to several types of musculoskeletal injuries if the proper precautions are not taken. Conveyor belts are an...

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EU-OSHA Launces Healthy Workplaces Campaign

EU-OSHA Launces Healthy Workplaces Campaign

To mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has launched its new Healthy Workplaces Campaign for 2010/11, promoting safe maintenance across Europe. In some…

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Workers Memorial Day

Workers Memorial Day

April 28th is Workers Memorial Day – a day specially assigned to recognizes workers who died or sustained work-related injuries or illnesses during the previous year. According to the CDC, in 2008, over 5,000 workers died from occupational injuries. Also…

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