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E-Learning and You: The Benefits of Online Training

Online training is a must for busy professionals these days. Who can forget those crazy college days. Sleeping late, a class here and a class there, cram the night before an exam and then crash after the test for a long afternoon nap. Those days were a blast. But try doing that with a full time job and payments coming out of your ears (probably still some from college.) That is where online computer training can come to your rescue. Sure, some jobs will pay… Continue

Added by Safety Training International on January 23, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Sharing Culture of Safety with Customers and Employees

Giving Preparedness is the result of over twenty years of emergency management experience. Working with the American Red Cross and then as a consultant to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and with state and local governments has given me an understanding of what capabilities governments have to assist their citizens before, during and after a disaster. Watching the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina left me with a tremendous desire to help individual citizens prepare for disasters. That… Continue

Added by GivingPreparedness on January 22, 2009 at 11:21am — 1 Comment

How sleep deprivation affects work performance

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2006 the average U.S. male slept 8.48 hours in a 24-hour period. The average U.S. female slept 8.65 hours. While both averages surpass the recommended eight hours for adults, recent studies indicate that the vast majority of people are sleeping far less than these averages and not getting enough sleep to maintain optimal health and peak productivity.



The National Sleep Foundation's 2007 Sleep in America Poll… Continue

Added by Safety Training International on January 21, 2009 at 7:15pm — No Comments

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For more information, visit www.riskversusgain.com

Added by Mario on January 20, 2009 at 5:31pm — 1 Comment

New Motorized Retrofit Cart Kit eliminates strains and pains.

DJ Products, Inc. of Minneapolis has introduced a

new motorized retrofit cart kit that can be adapted and mounted to almost any cart, including heavy lumber, window, door, waste hoppers, bar stock, or extrusion carts in manufacturing and distribution environments. The kit is designed to enhance and improve the sizable investment that companies have made in purchasing their current carts while eliminating the possible injury from manually pushing… Continue

Added by Amanda on January 20, 2009 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Dropped objects surveys

I am interested in learning more about dropped object surveys. Is there anyone that has performed them and can you direct me to resources? The UK seems to be leading this, but resources are limited.

Diane Krock

Added by Diane Krock on January 20, 2009 at 8:19am — 1 Comment

Incident reporting rate???

How do I compute my company's incident rate for reporting purposes?

Added by Robert A. Renzi on January 19, 2009 at 2:36pm — 3 Comments

Job Opportunities

Due to a downturn in the oil industry, I may be needed a new job in the near future and am hoping that members of the safety community can assist me. I am a CSP who holds double masters degrees and has about 20 years of industrial experience, well versed in industrial hygiene, process hazard analysis, and International experience.

Willing to work in most global locations.
thank you,
Diane Krock dianenantucket@hotmail.com (01) 713-299-9556

Added by Diane Krock on January 19, 2009 at 8:32am — 2 Comments

Think About Safety Word Searh Game

I have added a safety word search game to my site. It could be a great icebreaker for safety meetings . Designed to help people think about safety. Regards . Gary

Added by Gary Patnaude on January 14, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

CSP

Looking for an CSP to go to work in PA.
Contact me

Added by patrick perkins on January 14, 2009 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Setting Up Successful Safety Incentive Programs

If you are interested in starting a safety incentive program or would like to know more about safety incentive programs, please let me know.
www.incentiveusa.com

Added by Brian Galonek on January 12, 2009 at 11:36am — No Comments

ASSE is Not a Political Organization -- Correction Requested

In Safetyguy 08's blog entry titled, "Obama and Safety in the Workplace," Safetyguy 08 writes, "Many point to the fact that Obama's supporters and financial contributors included union leaders and other safety stakeholders, including the American Society of Safety Engineers." This is a completely untrue statement with regard to ASSE. ASSE is not a political organization, does not support any candidates for any public office, and does not give any money or any other support to any candidates.… Continue

Added by David L. Heidorn on January 8, 2009 at 10:34am — 2 Comments

Looking for schooling

Dose anyone know of an accredited safety course avaliable online

Added by Benny Hourruitiner on January 6, 2009 at 8:29pm — 3 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…

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Added by Safety Training International on January 6, 2009 at 7:10am — No Comments

Ergonomics = Respect for Workers

Integration of ergonomic practices and equipment into manufacturing and business operations improves productivity, waste reduction, quality control and safety.



At DJ Products, our goal is to eliminate the discomfort and stress that is caused on workers.Our experienced staff can assist you in designing ergonomic solutions to that will benefit your workers and increase productivity.



If… Continue

Added by Amanda on January 5, 2009 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Material Handling Powered Cart and Tug

DJ Products is well situated to help you meet the material handling challenges of tomorrow. We manufacture

an ergonomically-designed material handling powered cart and tug designed to maximize work effort and safety. Our energy-efficient electric and battery-powered cart and tug are less costly, smaller and more maneuverable than the traditional equipment used to move carts and equipment such as forklifts which kill 100 U.S.… Continue

Added by Amanda on January 5, 2009 at 12:20pm — No Comments

CartCaddy Tug Solves Auto Manufacturing Problem

The task was to design a robotic work cell to fabricate car doors. It was a difficult problem. The jig assembly that would hold the doors weighed nearly 5,000 pounds. The entire assembly would have to be pushed into the robotic work cell. The tier 1 robotics integrator for a major auto manufacturer turned to DJ Products for the solution. DJ Products’ CartCaddy5WP

tug was the answer. This powerful battery-powered tug allows a single operator to… Continue

Added by Amanda on January 5, 2009 at 12:17pm — No Comments

DJ Products' Cart Caddy Tugs Minimizes Hospital Worker Injuries

Injury occurs when the physical demands of a task exceed the physiological capabilities of a worker. In a hospital, pushing or pulling a rack of dinner trays, a portable x-ray machine or a patient bed may present minimal risk for a healthy, 25-year-old, 5′ 10″, 160-pound male. However, the same task can cause serious injury in a 50-year-old, 5′ 3″, 135-pound female.

The CartCaddyLite Puller… Continue

Added by Amanda on January 5, 2009 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Watch Our Trailer Mover in Action

The DJ Products TrailerCaddy trailer mover is a powered mover designed to push or pull trailers that require lifting on one end before maneuvering. Designed to move equipment short distances, the TrailerCaddy makes it possible for any employee to move an equipment trailer, RV, camper or boat across a show room floor, from one point to another in the plant, into position at a trade show or to a new… Continue

Added by Amanda on January 5, 2009 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Vehicle Pushers Reduce Injury Risk

DJ Products produces several vehicle pushers to meet a variety of material handling needs: TrailerCaddy. The

heavy-duty electric TrailerCaddy can be used to push and pull equipment trailers, RVs, campers and boats. It’s designed to move vehicles that must be lifted at one end before maneuvering that are usually pulled down the highway by a car or truck. The Trailer Caddy is the ideal solution for… Continue

Added by Amanda on January 5, 2009 at 12:06pm — No Comments

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How to improve safety culture of factories 5 Replies

How to improve safety culture of factories having mostly contract and casual ever changing workers for whom training and monitoring both are major issues. Such qorkers are mainly meeting accidents in…Continue

Started by Harkant Dave. Last reply by Chukwuebuka Uzodimma Analikwu Sep 2.

Important of Warning sign 2 Replies

Warning sign is a type of traffic sign that guide a hazard ahead on the road. Having proper warning sign on the road provide a healthy environment.Continue

Tags: Signs, Workplace, Safety, Sign, Warning

Started by healthandsafetysigns. Last reply by Chukwuebuka Uzodimma Analikwu Sep 2.

Technology and Safety 2 Replies

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 Chukwuebuka Uzodimma Analikwu Sep 2.

5 Ways to combat complacency in your Safety Program.

Complacency is a state of mind where a worker is out of touch with the hazards and risks around them. It can show up in a number of ways: over-confidence, lack of care, mindlessness, actual physical…Continue

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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

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