"Luddite CEOs and business leaders who grit their teeth and ignore the inevitable in always-fluid and changing market forces are doomed." These two quotes, from EHS Today, are straight to the point and hit the nail right on the head. Source: http://www.ehstoday.com/safety-leadership/change-top-management-procrastinates-most
Have you ever thought about your body position while driving? Most of us don't. This article from Safety & Health Magazine discusses ways to make sure all of your ergonomic focus isn't lost when you get in the car. Source: http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/18734-make-good-ergo-part-of-your-drive-to-work?
The stigma of mental health often keeps people from speaking out and seeking help. As a result, a person dies every 40 seconds by suicide. There are many ways to effect improvement in your workers', starting with ensuring that you are checking in with — and caring about — your employees and their work. EAP … Continue reading Focusing on mental health as a part of total worker wellness
Do you know the in's-and-out's of fall protection? If you're ever visited by an OSHA inspector, and an employee is at risk of a fall injury, you'd better. For almost 10 years now, fall protection has been at the top of the list. What are the others? They're not as obscure as you might think. The … Continue reading OSHA’s “Top 10” is out. Do you know what #1 was?
A worker's life is forever changed, the company is out nearly $100K in addition to the cost of the actual injury, and the company is now under the Severe Violator program because of multiple egregious violations. All of this could have been prevented by looking at safety as core value and not a cost center. … Continue reading OSHA Cites Tortilla Manufacturer for Amputation – EHSToday