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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 workforce.

Online… 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 healthy workplace… 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
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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Workplace safety for workers other than your own 3 Replies

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

Tags: emt, paramedics, emergency, occupational, health

Started by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund. Last reply by Paul Lancaster May 28.

Imagine a technology which is an artificial muscle and is integrated into textiles...

Such a smart textile has huge application potential and can support people in many different ways. The garment would use haptic feedback (i.e. the use of touch to guide the user) or could serve as a…Continue

Started by Ulla Siegel May 28.

Green Smart Technical 800+ Turnkey Projects in UAE – Rope Access Company in Dubai

Green smart is an ISO 9001: 2015 QMS, OHSAS 18001: 2017 OHSMS, ISO 14001: …Continue

Tags: window, cleaning, services, facade, companies

Started by Manikandan Apr 23.

What % of Dollars should be bugeted for All Safety Training for a "Heavy Equipment Road Construction" company with 100 employees? 1 Reply

I have been at a Highway and Road Construction company for six months. I am developing a (first) complete training program. I am the 1st full time safety hire for this company. I need to develop a…Continue

Started by JTurpening. Last reply by Jen McDade Feb 19.

Technology and Safety 1 Reply

What are the most useful tools to have at your fingertips? -Toolbox Talks-JSA-JHA-Daily Reports, etc. What is falling through the cracks that could be an easy fix? Safety Managers, Coordinators and…Continue

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Started by Drew stone. Last reply by Jen McDade Feb 15.

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