Paper examines safety culture as a critical concept for explaining, understanding and preventing workplace accidents
June 1, 2017
Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today released a new white paper titled “How We Should Talk about Safety Culture: Rewriting the Conversation,” in conjunction with National Safety Month in June.
GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, celebrates a major safety milestone of 5 million safe work hours at their Merck project site in Elkton, Virginia. GreenWood provides Merck with various construction related services. The continuous relationship between GreenWood and Merck covers more than 26 years without a lost time injury.
3M™ Personal Safety Division will showcase its latest innovations in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo (AIHce EXP), booth #1511, in Seattle beginning Sunday, June 4. In addition to the debut of new products and services, 3M will be offering a series of presentations to highlight hearing and respiratory protection and the growing importance of digital record keeping and asset management.
Press Brakes are currently a hot topic in the “Machine Safeguarding” arena. OSHA regulations consider press brakes to be a 1910.212 machine, saying to the employer; “one or more methods of machine guarding shall be provided to protect the operator and other employees in the machine area from hazards such as those created by point of operation, in-going nip points, rotating parts, flying chips, and sparks” … 1910.212 requirements are good place to start, but they leave out the details of exactly how to go about safeguarding any particular machine.
The best-selling authors of STEPS to Safety Culture ExcellenceSM and Forecasting Tomorrow: The Future of Safety Excellence, and principals of ProAct Safety, announce their latest release, Lean Behavior-Based SafetySM: BBS for Today’s Realities, is available for pre-order on Amazon. The anticipated release date is 6 June 2017.
Würth Group Executive Vice President, Marc Strandquist, today announced the selection of Nancy Duncan as Würth Industry North America’s (WINA) new Director of Human Resources. In this executive level position, Duncan will play a critical role in cultivating WINA’s greatest resource: its people. “Nancy is a leader with a commitment to improving operations and a passion for developing talent,” Strandquist said.
3M supporting customers with demonstrations, Trade-In, Trade-Up rebate program
May 8, 2017
Falls from height continue to be the leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 364 fatalities recorded in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). To remind and educate employers in the construction industry about the dangers from falls and dropped tools, 3M™ Fall Protection is proud to participate in the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down, May 8-12, 2017.