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3 tips for gaining compliance with operating procedures

By Laurence Pearlman
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I have visited several gas plants across the U.S. Gas plants are complex facilities. They operate at pressure with flammable materials and dangerous products.


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Understand the human dynamics of worker safety

By Scott Geller
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What could be worse,” bellowed W. Edwards Deming at his four-day workshop in 1991, than “on-the-job training”.


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Are your workers blind to safety?

By Marc Resnick
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The major cause of inattention blindness is not how much sensory information the employee is trying to process; it is due to the cognitive workload.


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How to avoid knee-jerk, last-minute training

By Larry Curtis CHSM
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Do the right employees receive training? This relatively simple question can lead to confusion, contention, hurt feelings and boardroom brawls as the competition for scarce resources heats up.


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California uses "digital stories" to help prevent fatal accidents

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Antonio Barajas, a 33-year-old tree trimmer, died at work when he was thrown against a wood chipper. Hans Petersen, a 30-year-old solar panel installer, died on the job when he fell off an apartment building roof.


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5 strategies for success in safety

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As the football season charges on, Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leader in first-aid and safety products, has announced five tactics for improving safety that businesses can learn from America’s favorite sport. Businesses can be exposed to many emergencies such as fires, excessive noise and slip and fall hazards, so they need to be proactive and prepare their teams for any occupational risk.


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Lessons in workplace hearing protection

By Barry Robinson
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Cost injuries that occur on the job are immediately obvious; the injury — or at least the pain associated with the injury — will present itself right away.


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Water safety: Public education is needed

By Dave Benjamin, Tom Krause, PH.D, and Bob Pratt
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Since 2010 more than 253 people have drowned in the Great Lakes. Eight of these fatal drownings occurred over this year’s Labor Day weekend.


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An approach to LOTO instructions and training

By Todd Morrison
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Keeping it simple is a good rule to follow most of the time, and it certainly applies to safety padlocks and keys, as well as lockout steps for equipment maintenance.


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At the National Safety Congress: Topics du jour

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From internet forums you get a good idea of the workshops at the Congress and what is on the minds of EHS professionals:


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