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August 2012 Blog Posts (26)

ISQEM are availaible to speak at international Safety conferences and events around the world

ISQEM are regular speakers at international conferences around the world. If you are looking for a unique approach to your conference or event ISQEM can deliver 100%.

ISQEM  have presented at major conferences, seminars, workshops, and events in Europe, USA, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.  If you would like ISQEM to speak at your conference please email…


Added by Wayne Harris on August 30, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Safety Meeting Ideas

Safety Meeting Ideas

150 plus meetings – While looking for safety meeting ideas for my own use I found these fill in the blank meetings.  These are free and a really great resource to use.  There are around 150 of these that would take forever to make.  Take advantage and use these!


150 plus…


Added by Joe Tavenner on August 30, 2012 at 8:59pm — 2 Comments

ISQEM will advertise your conferences and events for Free

ISQEM can advertise your safety conference or safety event for free on our website. This is just one of the free services ISQEM provide to everyone. Email details of your safety conference or seminarto  it will be placed on our HSE conference website page. We welcome you to visit our website for information on…


Added by Wayne Harris on August 30, 2012 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Salmonella and Mangos- Health alert news from CDC and FDA

CDC: 103 ill with salmonella tied to mangoes

Federal health officials are investigating a foodborne illness outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in 16 states and has been associated with salmonella-tainted mangoes. Authorities said Wednesday they are still probing what caused an outbreak of 103 cases of salmonella Braenderup infections since July, and they are trying to identify which mango brands or sources may be linked to the illnesses. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on August 30, 2012 at 10:53am — No Comments

ISQEM looking for partner to help run Leadership Workshops in USA

ISQEM are looking at running Safety Leadership Workshops in the USA in 2013. We would like to invite training and conference organisations who would like to work with ISQEM  in particulare to help organise and jointly run the Workshops. If you would like to be considered please email:  This is a great opportunity for people to generate a major income stream for their…


Added by Wayne Harris on August 29, 2012 at 10:43pm — No Comments

ISQEM Challenge the Safety Leadership approach

Safety leadership has been often been quoted as driven by top management, however this is only the tip of the iceberg.  If safety is to be believed as a top priority all levels of a workforce have to accept they play a part of safety leadership. If they do not, the process of safety will only have a limited application and acceptance.

ISQEM have been conducting extensive research on what constructive leadership skills are being used by both organisations and individuals. One of the…


Added by Wayne Harris on August 29, 2012 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Ansell Delivers Glove Range To Meet All Construction Industry Needs

Red Bank, New Jersey (June 30, 2012) -- Ansell, the world leader in hand protection, introduces ActivArmr® Multipurpose gloves, expanding  its collection of specialty trade and general purpose gloves to meet every need in the construction and contracting/maintenance industries.


ActivArmr Multipurpose gloves, available in Light Duty, Medium Duty and Heavy Duty, are versatile enough to do everything from handling small screws and electrical connections,…


Added by Jason Kokoszka on August 28, 2012 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Ansell Delivers Versatile New Gloves Designed for Construction Contractors

Red Bank, New Jersey (June 30, 2012) -- Ansell, the world leader in hand protection, is now introducing ActivArmr® Multipurpose gloves that deliver the right level of protection, dexterity and grip to handle multiple tasks each day.


Focus groups with general contractors told Ansell they needed a set of gloves that could take them each day from handling small screws and electrical connections, to installing ductwork and landscape digging. ActivArmr Multipurpose gloves…


Added by Jason Kokoszka on August 28, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Earthquake Safety Awareness

Earthquake Safety Awareness(Email version with maps available if you email me

Due to recent events this past weekend with a “Swarm” of Earthquakes in Southern California. It is important to know that it could happen in our Plateau area and near the Caprock of Texas or if traveling to areas with potential for earthquakes. Would you know what to do if there is an earthquake? Would you be prepared? Here are a few earthquake terms and safety tips to help you increase… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on August 28, 2012 at 10:02am — No Comments

Behavior Based Safety Training PPT

Behavior Based Safety Training PPT

Below is a list of the top 5 Behavior Based Safety Training PPT that I found while looking for resources for proper walking working surfaces.  They are example programs, lesson plans and audits.  All free – just click to instantly download.…


Added by Joe Tavenner on August 25, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Health Alert- West Nile Virus Awareness

West Nile Virus Awareness

The US state of Texas is battling an outbreak of the West Nile virus, with 27 deaths being blamed on the mosquito-borne disease, authorities said Wednesday Aug 15th.Throughout the state, 650 + people have been sickened since the start of the year, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

You may have started to notice more of those swarming mosquito’s flying around. A single mosquito bite can give you West Nile virus (WNV). Improve… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on August 24, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Walking Working Surfaces Quiz – Top 4 Free Resources

Walking Working Surfaces Quiz – 1910 Subpart D

Below is a list of the top  4 walking working surfaces quizzes that I found while looking for resources for proper walking working surfaces.  They are example programs, lesson plans and audits.  All free – just click to instantly…


Added by Joe Tavenner on August 19, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Walking Working SurfacesTraining Resources - Free Resources

Walking Working SurfacesTraining Resources

Below is a list of 5 PPT Trainings that I found while looking for resources for proper walking working surfaces.  All free – just click to instantly download.…


Added by Joe Tavenner on August 18, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Safety is it still a main priority?

ISQEM would like to know is safety still a main priority in your organisation. Or is safety taking a back step due to financial pressures or poblems in the market place. The news around the world is saying that safety is on the increase, but is this true?  ISQEM will be making a review and welcome you comments on this important safety issue.




Added by Wayne Harris on August 18, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Ansell HyFlex® 11-644 Work Gloves Boost Protection and Performance

New product offers comfort, flexibility for all day wear


Ansell launches its new HyFlex® 11-644 gloves with Ansell Cut Protection Technology™ to boost worker comfort and on-the-job confidence. The work gloves combine a proprietary blend of High Performance Polyethylene (HPPE) engineered yarn with a gray polyurethane palm coating to provide ANSI Level 2 cut protection and Level 5 abrasion protection. Ansell Cut Protection Technology also ensures a…


Added by Safety Community on August 17, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Health and Safety Data Analysis – Is Back To School A High Risk To Your Safety Program

Health and Safety Data Analysis

Is Back To School A High Risk To Your Safety Program

I was recently talking to a parent who was telling me all about her child going back to school this week. I quickly realized she…


Added by Joe Tavenner on August 17, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Developing course on EM 385-1-1 Need help

Hello fellow safety folks,

I need some help.  I have had my own mom and pop safety and consulting company for 20 years.  I need help getting access to NAVFAC training materials they developed to teach contractors about compliance with U S Army Corp of Engineers EM 385-1-1.  I have written or rewritten over 63 different courses to meet OSHA, DOT, EPA, USCG and DOD requirements, largely for defense contractors.  I am now working to develop my own 16/40 hour EM 385-1-1 course to help…


Added by Douglas Waide on August 16, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments

New Ansell HyFlex® 11-618 Work Gloves Offer Lightweight Solutions for Jobs Requiring Precision

HyFlex 11-618 gloves combine comfort and Level 3 abrasion resistance

Ansell is lightening up its hand protection line with new HyFlex® Ultra-Lite 11-618 work gloves, the lightest gloves with a liner and coating that Ansell has ever offered. Made with a nylon liner and polyurethane coating, HyFlex 11-618 gloves are .8 mm thick and 20 percent lighter than similar Ansell products.

An ultralight-weight 18-gauge seamless liner enhances flexibility,…


Added by Safety Community on August 15, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

International Safety Management

ISQEM are looking for your ideas and views on what should be included in international safety management. We are updating our courses and are always looking for professional view points on what new trends are on the market. If you would like help the safety profession grow.  Email your ideas to  ISQEM would like to…


Added by Wayne Harris on August 15, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

New OSHA Publications Regarding Mercury Exposure

mercury is found in common fluorescent bulbs

With symptoms that include tremors, kidney problems, and damage to unborn children, exposure to mercury can be very dangerous.  With this is mind, OSHA has just released two new resources to help prevent and control mercury related injury and illness.  We always recommend…


Added by Henry Wilter on August 14, 2012 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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