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I say anything close to true global harmonization has a helluva long way to go. I’m not talking about war and peace. I’m referring to the incredible, horrible worker fatality stats that come from China each year, and barely warrant a mention in the U.S. press or U.S. safety press.
A LinkedIn group discussion: How do you feel about the new trend of vending machines supplying PPE? I have reservations, it takes the “why they need a new PPE factor” out of the equation . Opinions appreciated. Thank you.
A recent study has found that employees view the workplace much more negatively than human resources representatives do. Many argue that these differing perceptions are indicative of a growing, problematic trend within HR departments: the men and women hired to oversee company welfare have grown increasingly out of touch with the rest of their workforce.
Tens of millions are spent reminding workers to work safely and be mindful of the many hazards they will inevitably face in the course of their workdays, but scare little focus has been cast on one of the biggest contributors to workplace injuries: the lack of sleep.
Love it or hate it, behavior-based safety (BBS) has become an entrenched part of the EHS landscape since it first emerged in the 1980s. Still, many safety professionals rightly point out that what many people think of as behavior-based safety doesn’t work.
The malingering global economy has created, in many workplaces, a pervasive climate of fear. Fear can undermine worker safety in many ways. But unless we understand the nature and origins of this fear, we can never implement effective countermeasures.
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