Training/Incentives

Will OSHA ban safety incentive programs?

November 7, 2013

I have heard that OSHA may ban safety incentive programs. My company has used an employee incentive program that provides a bonus for meeting quality, productivity, and safety performance targets. The program has been very successful, has reduced injuries and is popular with employees.


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Sustaining culture change by building a safety infrastructure

October 30, 2013

Over the past couple of weeks I have criticized the mad rush of snake oil sales men from BBS to the new –found goldmine of one form or another of “culture-based” safety.  I like to alternate my posts from the critical, to the (hopefully) helpful.  Much ado is made about the holy grail of injury prevention, but scant little has been offered around sustaining change.


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Random acts of Rewarding

The positive power of spontaneity
October 2, 2013
Every week, a new study in behavioral science is published that demonstrates the importance of context.


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Your A-Z resource for construction safety

October 2, 2013
This is a list of resources for maintaining construction safety on the job.


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September 11, 2013

With a focus on fresh ingredients, affordable prices and an extensive menu of made-to-order sandwiches; SUBWAY® restaurants have become the leading choice for people seeking quick, better for you meals that the whole family can enjoy.


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Recognizing workers’ accomplishments must be genuine – or it can be counter-productive

September 5, 2013
I define “The Four Pillars of Safety” as engagement, recognition, communications and measurement.


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Automated training can link safety incidents to training competency

September 5, 2013
Many areas within the environmental health and safety (EHS) industry rely on extensive training and competency of the workforce to avoid any critical safety incidents.


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ISHN reveals all 30 category winners from its first-ever Readers’ Choice Award Contest

August 2, 2013
Thousands of Industrial Safety & Hygiene News subscribers jumped online to vote in ISHN’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards between March 1 and May 1, 2013. The results are in, and ISHN Publisher Randy Green has released the list of winning entries.


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Safety’s surge in the energy industries

How to prevent “Struck-by” and “Caught-in” hazards from causing injuries

July 9, 2013
Due to the United States’ renewed interest in becoming energy self-sufficient, drilling for oil and gas in parts of the U.S. has accelerated to a fever pitch.


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OSHA offers free webinar on protecting temporary workers

Part of new initiative
July 2, 2013

OSHA will co-moderate a free webinar with the American Staffing Association at 3 p.m. EST on Thursday, July 18, to discuss best practices for protecting temporary workers.


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