Safety Culture

Three essentials skills you need to succeed in safety

The term hard skills is defined as "specific, teachable abilities that can be defined and measured. By contrast, soft skills are less tangible and harder to quantify. Examples of hard skills include job skills like typing, writing, math, reading and the ability to use software programs; soft skills are personality-driven skills like etiquette, getting along with others, listening and engaging in small talk.”


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Slips, trips & falls; natural disasters and storms; and fire top three employee safety concerns, according to survey

According to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples, Inc. , the top three safety concerns for employees are


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Worker involvement: 10 tips to increase employee engagement

When it comes to boosting health and safety performance, most managers recognise that worker involvement is the key to success. Positive relationships between employers and employees, as well as between employees themselves, pay dividends and help enhance productivity.


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Doubt is the key to knowledge

Doubt is an important part of acting ethically.  Doubt is what causes us to stop and ask ourselves – Is this really such a good idea?


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Thought leadership: 21 essays on advice for pros

Listed below are 21 essays that give advice for safety professionals.


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We’re all in sales and marketing

In some places, safety is treated much like human resources used to be.


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Let’s shed some time-honored practices

It’s time to shed some time-honored practices within the safety profession.


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Supply chain audits needs more “boots on the ground”

Environmental health and safety/social responsibility audits are the principal tool used to assess compliance with regulatory requirements and brand policy in the supply chain.


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May the juice be with you

The technical detail available to members of our profession has the potential to be suffocating — voluminous regulations


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Tear down the walls separating safety & health

The fundamental goals of work health and safety intersect: reducing risk of injury and illness, improving worker retention, enhancing productivity, and saving time and money.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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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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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

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