Training/Incentives

A Growing Obligation to Prevent Harm

Understand the meaning of “standard of care”
July 7, 2011
Should a New York Wal-Mart store have had a crowd control plan in 2008 that may have prevented an employee being trampled to death by shoppers during the store’s annual “Blitz Friday?”
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Introducing a 24/7 community center for safety pros
July 7, 2011
Later this month you’ll see ISHN’s website at www.ishn.com has been totally redesigned for a faster, easier online research, problem-solving, best practices sharing, and news gathering.
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Single market, single health and safety qualification

June 29, 2011
Plans for a universal qualification and training framework for health and safety professionals across Europe have been unveiled, with the aim of improving international recognition of practitioners’ skills.
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Am I hot or not?

June 2, 2011
It was the summer of 1981 and I was a newly enlisted U.S. Army Military Police soldier. My basic combat training took place just outside Anniston, Ala., at a now retired Army base known as Ft. McClellan.
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Eye irrigation advancements

June 1, 2011
Every year thousands of eye injuries occur in the workplace. Throughout the past few years, stringent regulation and an ever-growing concern for the health and well-being of employees has brought advancements in processes, safety procedures, and first aid protocols to treat the injured.
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Gift cards: Empowering motivators reinforce positive performance

June 1, 2011
Gift cards are recognized as the top award in the incentive industry, according to surveys and studies. Recipients are empowered with the right to choose the item that most motivates himself or herself.
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4 hearing protection myths

June 1, 2011
Use of hearing protection in both occupational and non-occupational environments is intended to help reduce noise exposure levels and noiseinduced hearing loss (NIHL).
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There's no excuse: Managing hearing-impaired or deaf workers

June 1, 2011
It is a misconception that hearing-impaired or deaf workers do not have to participate in a hearing conservation program. Like those with normal hearing, these workers still fall under OSHA, MSHA and FRA regulations for occupational noise exposures.
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Predict & prevent workplace injuries

June 1, 2011
You might be surprised to learn that many of the same technologies used to construct “Watson,” the supercomputer that beat the best human champions on the game show “Jeopardy,” as well as the “Deep Blue” supercomputer that defeated Gary Kasparov and other chess masters, are being employed to bring cutting edge predictive and advanced analytics to the field of safety.
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Sign up for safety

May 31, 2011
In the constant struggle to keep employees safe, facility safety signage is often overlooked or overused. Both ends of the spectrum can be a detriment to the safety program you have worked hard to establish.
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