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February 2012 Blog Posts (10)

University of Georgia Study: Perception and Work-Life Balance are Key Factors in Workplace Safety

A worker’s perception of safety in the workplace and the work-life balance that businesses establish with their employees have a significant effect on the numbers of on-the-job injuries according to a recent University of Georgia study.

“We’ve known for some time that certain occupations are more dangerous than others due to a variety of physical and other hazards. But in the last 20 years, there has been growing evidence that management and organizational factors also play a critical…

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Added by HUGSAFETY on February 24, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

Housekeeping

One of the biggest issues on the jobs I walk usually start by looking at housekeeping. Is about training everybody on how to clean after themselves and not at the end of the day. If managers did the math it would reduce cost at the same time. Think!

Added by Henry P on February 22, 2012 at 12:33am — No Comments

Building a Sound Corporate Safety Culture Starts in the Field

You have probably already read in many newsletters that the true success of any structured corporate safety program begins with the employee "Buy In". With that said, let us take a minute and focus on the process of "Culture Based Safety". I for one am a dedicated safety professional that has, over the years, been fortunate enough to thoroughly evaluate the safety performance of both management level as well as the field worker level. I can now - through years of such evaluations say…

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Added by Edwin Robinson on February 18, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

HelpingSaveLives In Afghanistan with Operation Lightsabre Truck Accessories

HelpingSaveLives In Afghanistan with Operation Lightsabre Truck Accessories

A major U.S. off-road parts and running boards distributor is buying lights to send to soldiers serving in Afghanistan. Companies supporting the troops such as these are helping save lives overseas by donating bright lights that help Soldiers see dangerous IEDs before they…

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Added by powerbrand500 on February 16, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Beware of the Safety Tiger

"Beware of the safety tiger." (Written by Ken Oswald Plateau Safety Manager)

"Safety rules are a nuisance. They restrict you from doing what you want to do the way you want to do it." "The person who wrote safety rules must have been an old fuddy-duddy who couldn't stand to see people having fun!" "



What you just read or what you might think about safety rules being annoying are myths. Safety rules were written with human blood. They came from the lessons learned from the… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on February 14, 2012 at 11:22am — No Comments

SIMS Guide for Cranes Supports your Commitment to Safety

SIMS Guide eliminates the confusion in standard safety compliance referencing with a Newly designed referencing format that brings a simplistic clarity to the cloud of governmental regulations.


So why do company’s still struggle with the responsibility of providing the highest level of safety for their employees? With all the resources available, small and large companies are still searching for the magic pill that will dissipate the fear and…
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Added by Edwin Robinson on February 12, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Online Training By GlobalCompliancePanel

GlobalCompliancePanel is an online training gateway delivering high quality regulatory & compliance trainings in a simple, cost effective and in a user friendly format.



GlobalCompliancePanel offers a broad range of channels for broadcasting and exchange of information through web based training, web alerts & discussion forums.



GlobalCompliancePanel imparts knowledge of best practices in industry…

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Added by John Robinson on February 7, 2012 at 11:42pm — No Comments

HealthEdSolutions.com Launches New PALS Practice Tests, Pediatric Nursing Programs Special Section

Health Education Solutions, a leading provider of advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and pediatric advanced life support (PALS) online certification, today released new PALS certification practice tests and a Pediatric Nursing Programs special section to help individuals who provide emergency care to children prepare for certification success and career advancement.…

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Added by Rebecca Howard on February 7, 2012 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Looking for Public Service Announcements? We can help

Whether you’re looking for print, radio or video PSAs, the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund (JPMF) can help you out.

The JPMF educates the public about their role in keeping emergency responders – including police, firefighters, paramedics and tow truck drivers – safe on the job. Our PSAs raise awareness about workplace and traffic safety issues facing first responders.



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Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on February 1, 2012 at 3:06pm — No Comments

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Do your workplace/traffic safety plans include safety measures for workers who are not your own employees? Do they take into account the safety of those who will be - or could be - at your workplace,…Continue

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