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How the EHS System can optimize your organization’s incident rate

April 21, 2014
To maintain a high level of safety within your organization, the ability to be proactive in addressing all incidents that occur is key.


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Over-confidence in protection & rescue – Conduct a personal risk assessment

April 15, 2014
A corollary to over-confidence in equipment is having too much confidence in our personal protective equipment (PPE).


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Contractor safety management – A frontier in safety that must be improved

April 1, 2014

A number of companies have made significant improvements to their safety cultures. Their progress is so dramatic, they often come to the realization that it is highly probable that their next fatality will come from a contractor they hire. To safety leaders, this is not an acceptable risk.


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Remove "hole watch" headaches

Technology eases confined space compliance
April 1, 2014
A hole-watch person attending a permit-required confined space is not only critical for the safety process of any entry, it is an OSHA requirement.


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Personal experience- An impactful way to increase safety awareness

March 12, 2014
Employees are exposed to different levels of personal safety risk in every workplace setting.


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Do You Have a Crisis Management Plan in Place? 7 Reasons You Should

March 11, 2014
Most organizations will have to deal with some form of crisis management at some point.


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2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Learn about culture, performance & engagement in sunny San Diego
March 4, 2014
This year’s NSC Congress & Expo is the world’s largest annual “must attend” event for safety, health and environmental professionals and is expected to attract more than 14,000 EHS professionals


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Evaluate your own recreational activities and the risks

February 25, 2014

We all engage in activities outside of work that have risks. In our personal lives, it is normal for our risk tolerance to increase; however, with increased risk comes increased probability of injury. A recent National Safety Council (NSC) report revealed that about 70% of all medical case injuries occur off the job, along with about 90% of fatal injuries.


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DuPont Sustainable Solutions introduces new training methods to enhance operational risk management

January 22, 2014

Global operations management consultancy DuPont Sustainable Solutions has announced the creation of a new suite of methodologies aimed at helping companies to bolster their operational risk management systems.


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Texting while doctoring: a patient safety hazard

Physician texting while doctoring could be hazardous, according to an ideas and opinions piece published in the Dec. 3 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
December 30, 2013
Christine A. Sinsky, M.D., from the Medical Associates Clinic in Dubuque, Iowa, and John W. Beasley, M.D., from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, discuss the potential risks posed by physicians typing into electronic health records during patient encounters.


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