An effective safety program doesn’t come out of nowhere. It takes years of hard work and dedication, a company’s leadership, an engaged workforce and a safety system that addresses all the major causes of injuries.
Slips, trips and falls are a major challenge for safety professionals. Not only are they responsible for 25% of all occupational injuries that require time off work, but they’re also notoriously difficult to solve.
PPE compliance is a major concern for safety professionals. Despite new PPE developments that offer reduced weight and improved comfort and style, there are few new solutions that directly address an employee’s decision to wear PPE.
Human factors can confer a number of benefits to an organization, including drastic reductions in injury rates. For example, Strad Energy reduced its TRIF by 87% after implementing training to reduce human error.
Distracted Driving: Rewind, a new half-day workshop from DuPont Sustainable Solutions, helps participants refocus on safety, rethink the need to multitask behind the wheel, and make better, safer decisions on the road.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today the 2015 open enrollment Miller® fall prevention and protection training schedule. This comprehensive offering of fall prevention and protection classes is part of the Honeywell Safety Institute, an initiative aimed at providing educational tools, resources, and training programs that inspire workers to implement good safety practices in industries around the globe.
“We go to CPR training every year, and we’re always told that we’ll use it more away from work than at work,” said Arty Mayfield of Vacaville, California. “This is what we do. This is what we’re trained to do.”