Articles by Jennifer McClure

Choosing a behavioral safety consultant

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Behavior-based safety got its start in industry in the late 1970s, but it's only been in the past several years that the field has really taken off.
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Monitoring confined spaces

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Entry supervisors and attendants assess degree of risk and decide who shall and who shall not enter your confined spaces, and for what reason.
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The headache of confusing chemical data sheets

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After a decade of hearing complaints about inaccurate, complicated, and shallow material safety data sheets, OSHA decided to take a second look at its hazard communication standard in 1995.
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As executives cut costs and fret less about OSHA, what are their attitudes toward safety and health

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Throughout the 1990s, there has been concern that businesses have backed away from safety and health commitments and investments due to less OSHA pressure, few new OSHA standards, and the drive to cut costs everywhere in organizations.
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Sight-saving tips to prevent eye injuries

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Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal more than half of the 62,010 1995 lost-time occupational injuries to the head were eye injuries.
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Respiratory protection feature: breathing lessons

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The long-term effects of exposure to harmful chemicals and fumes can cause lung disease and cancer.
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Getting Smarter

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A certification program helps improve fall protection.
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Should You Be Your Own Behavioral Consultant?

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The pros and cons of doing it yourself.
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Investing in contractor safety pays off

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An Alaska company teaches its contractors to work safely in frigid conditions.
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Bad Vibrations: What to do about hand and arm vibration syndrome

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Vibration injuries are silent, but serious.
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