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All about cost reduction, case histories and industry best practices. Group leader is Troy Taylor.

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Latest Activity: Jan 23

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The Safety Professional's Commute to and from Work 3 Replies

Started by Troy Taylor. Last reply by Jen McDade Jan 23.

Common mistakes in hand protection programs and how to avoid these mistakes 1 Reply

Started by MoniqueB. Last reply by Jen McDade Dec 17, 2018.

Use 5S methods to improve efficiency, safety 4 Replies

Started by David Green. Last reply by Jen McDade Nov 17, 2018.

Best Practices - Construction Safety 8 Replies

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Make sure you understand “DREAD” it’s all about change. 1 Reply

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Tool Box Talks 9 Replies

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How to react to tighter OSHA enforcement on making safety training easily understandable 4 Replies

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Lockout/Tagout: New thinking leads to better performance

Started by David Green Mar 15, 2010.

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Comment by Kevin Gilbert on April 19, 2010 at 1:03pm
Yes Don they do get hot! With all this 911 stuff I have a couple different ones. The Air Force one with full open clear face shield is the best. The problem with that N95 if it's disposable is getting a large supply. Why is it less hot?

Also with other more severe exotic virus's the Military one might be better. However, with REALLY SEVERE stuff is a whole suit necessary? Those suits are VERY HOT and I don't see how one could last in one in summer weather!
Comment by Kevin Gilbert on April 19, 2010 at 12:58pm
Michelle is that an ASSE or OSHA declaration? I Haven't heard of a National Work Zone Safety Week.
Comment by Don Prostka on April 19, 2010 at 12:52pm
OMG!!!!
LOL!!!!!
Awesome Kevin.....
It will work but it does get hot in there....
Comment by Kevin Gilbert on April 19, 2010 at 12:45pm
I have an Nuclear/Biological/Chemical Military gas mask with new NBC filters. Does this qualify for H1N1 protection under OSHA?
Comment by STEPHEN D. AMBERS, RSO on April 19, 2010 at 10:23am
Thanks Michelle, this is good stuff!
Comment by Michelle Sears on April 19, 2010 at 10:03am
I apologize - National Work Zone Awareness Week. And this actually might not be the appropriate forum to talk about it but hey.... Here's the link to the website: http://www.workzonesafety.org/news_events/awareness_week/2010
Comment by Michelle Sears on April 19, 2010 at 9:58am
Thanks! Today begins National Work Zone Safety Week. Some areas are using this week to announce reduced speed in work zones, tougher laws, and even scholarships awarded to the children of workers who were killed on the job.
Comment by Randy on April 19, 2010 at 9:44am
Michelle - we have DAILY safety meetings, every employee when the first come in the door know they are required to meet for a safety meeting. It is sometimes hard to come up the material on a daily basis, but we cover just about everything from texting to all kinds of home safety too. Meetings are from 5-15 minutes. The key point is to have them thinking about safety when they walk in the door. Hopefully it stays with them through the whole shift.
Comment by STEPHEN D. AMBERS, RSO on April 19, 2010 at 9:43am
April is also, “National Distracted Driving Awareness Month"

“National Distracted Driving Awareness Month also is the perfect opportunity for businesses to implement cell phone policies to protect employees. When businesses allow employees to conduct business on cell phones while driving, they are putting their employees at a 4 times greater risk of a crash,” said Janet Froetscher, NSC president and CEO. “NSC provides many resources, including a free Cell Phone Policy Kit, to help businesses protect employees." See this link to read more and download two free posters that might help save an employee, friend or family member's life. National Safety Council: http://www.nsc.org/Pages/NSCFocusDrivenJoinTogethertoRecognizeApril...

Stephen D. Ambers, RSO
Comment by Christie Mendola on April 19, 2010 at 9:21am
Sorry about that. Use this link:

How can you make safety training more effective? http://bit.ly/bhhLhu
 

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The Safety Professional's Commute to and from Work 3 Replies

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Started by Troy Taylor. Last reply by Jen McDade Jan 23.

Common mistakes in hand protection programs and how to avoid these mistakes 1 Reply

One of the most common mistakes companies make is using their hand protection program as a guideline rather than enforcing the program throughout the plant. Employees have the freedom to choose and,…Continue

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Started by MoniqueB. Last reply by Jen McDade Dec 17, 2018.

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Good housekeeping has historically been a foundation for occupational safety. 5S, a process used in lean manufacturing, offers even greater benefit to create not only a clean workplace, but also one…Continue

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