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November 2008 Blog Posts (7)

Survey Finds High Rate of PPE Non-Compliance

According to a new survey released today by Kimberly-Clark Professional, 89 percent of safety professionals polled at the 2008 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress have observed workers failing to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when they should have been. "We find it disheartening that people continue to put themselves at risk by failing to wear PPE when undertaking hazardous tasks," said Randy Kates, general manager of the safety business for Kimberly-Clark Professional. "Despite… Continue

Added by Safety Training International on November 23, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Benefits of Online Training for Businesses

Comprehensively training your employees gives your company an edge in today’s competitive market. Online training and e-learning are providing more and more companies with the opportunity to train their employees more effectively and efficiently. Online training allows companies to thoroughly train their employees in engaging and interactive manner, and elearning provides the flexibility that is needed in today’s rapidly growing… Continue

Added by Safety Training International on November 22, 2008 at 8:37am — No Comments

How Workplace Safety Applies to Every Business

Any good business knows how to make money. But any good employer knows the important role employees play in their business. They perfectly understand that one of their top priorities is keeping their workplace safe for their employees. After all, there’s nothing like taking a huge blow when one or more of their employees get literally hurt.



Whether your business is a construction company, a hospital, or a law firm, part of your management responsibility is providing a safe and… Continue

Added by Safety Training International on November 22, 2008 at 8:31am — No Comments

Games that educate while they entertain

We all know cut protection is important - or there wouldn't be so many hand and finger injuries. But how do we get employees to wear gloves? Heck, often I can't even get my husband to wear gloves when he's working with wood and power tools. It's so frustrating! He knows he should but on some level he still feels it's "easier" not to. I'm working on him.



In the meantime, here's a fun game designed by Ansell to educate people on why wearing… Continue

Added by Lara Kretler on November 19, 2008 at 10:06am — No Comments

Ansell Knitted Gloves & Sleeves

Ansell provides several designs of Knitted Products that protect you from as little as dirty hands to a high level of cut resistance in Kevlar, Spectra, Dyneema, etc. I would love to help you find the correct hand & forearm protection. If you have questions or inquiries, let me help you...I look forward to hearing from you. D'Lynn

Added by D'Lynn on November 14, 2008 at 11:13am — No Comments

Downsizing and Layoffs

I have been downsized from my position as an executive assistant at Vanguard Safety Co. If anyone knows of any openings anywhere please let me know.

Thanks,

Missy Stewart

Added by Missy Stewart on November 5, 2008 at 12:13pm — 3 Comments

Alcohol Disguised as Energy Drinks may put Employees at Risk!

ENERGY DRINKS MAY CONTAIN ALCOHOL.pdf\uaa href="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/398428881?profile=original">Alcohol In Energy Drinks (2).pptYour employees may be putting themselves and/or others at risk by unknowingly consuming alcohol on the job. See the attachments. Safety Matt

Added by Matt Blake on November 5, 2008 at 11:34am — No Comments

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[General Industry] What is your workplace's policy on headphones? Working on one currently.

I have been tasked to create a headphones (and cell phone) policy for my employer. I am relatively new to this company, but so far they've let everyone listen to headphones and mess around with their…Continue

Tags: general, industry, distraction, music, phone

Started by Kyle C. Johnson on Friday.

AI Machine Learning In Businesses How wоuld уоu define a small buѕinеѕѕ, thе number оf реrѕоnеl, thе size оf the budget, оr ѕаlеѕ?

How wоuld уоu define a small buѕinеѕѕ, thе number оf реrѕоnеl, thе size оf the budget, оr ѕаlеѕ?However you define уоur оwn ѕmаll business, it tоо can tаkе advantage оf thе AI/ …Continue

Tags: elite, crest, technologies, intelligence, Artificial

Started by emmablisa Dec 10.

Distracted Driving 1 Reply

****WARNING**** Despite the fact that this is a life event portrayed by actors, it's graphic. This video should be part of…Continue

Tags: texting, fatality, safety, car, driving

Started by Wendy. Last reply by Jen McDade Dec 5.

Safety update: OSHA announces fit-test procedures 1 Reply

Fabricators as well as other workers may be required to use respirators to protect themselves from inhaling fumes, particles, or dust when performing cutting, grinding, welding, coating, or painting,…Continue

Tags: online, training, Safety, workplace, PPE

Started by Safety Training International. Last reply by Jen McDade Dec 4.

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