Training/Incentives

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

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

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

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

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

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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Is your leadership hurting the bottom line?

Four ‘Bad Leader Behaviors’ that affect productivity, profits

What can business leaders and managers learn from watching the earnings of publicly traded companies? “Plenty,” says Kathleen Brush, a 25-year veteran of international business and author of “The Power of One: You’re the Boss,” (www.kathleenbrush.com), a guide to developing the skills necessary to become an effective, respected leader.


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DuPont Sustainable Solutions preps employees with new safety readiness program

Practical overview of hazcom

DuPont Sustainable Solutions has launched a new safety orientation training program, Hazard Awareness: Ready Day One, which provides a practical overview of hazard communication, personal protective equipment and emergency response.


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Protecting your workers in hot environments

Working in hot and humid environments can not only be uncomfortable, but it can also cause serious health issues due to the potential of heat stress.


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Assess your welding fume exposures

Manganese voluntary threshold limits have been lowered
February 1st, 2013 the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®) announced a revision to its good practice recommended Threshold Limit Value (TLV®) for manganese.(


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Dramatic fall prevention videos available online

True stories of fatalities can help train workers

Two short, dramatic worker safety videos presenting the hazard of fatal falls on the job are now available online. Produced by the California Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program, with support from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the videos illustrate true stories about the death of a worker who fell through a skylight and a solar installer who fell off a roof.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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