Workrite Uniform Company, Inc., a flame-resistant (FR) workwear manufacturer, announces the launch of the Workrite FR Tactical Pant: a durable, lightweight and stylish FR clothing option for industrial workers and firefighters.
I read your rules article in the March 2013 issue of ISHN and would add that someone should point out the dangers of seat belts. My philosophy is that everything in life is a trade off. You say wear the beat belt for safety. I say don't wear the seat belt for safety.
It’s a basic tenet of risk perception that people tend to take a risk seriously or shrug it off mostly in response to factors like familiarity, control, trust, dread, and responsiveness – factors I have labeled collectively the “outrage factors.”
To assert that most safety training sucks is to reveal no great insight; it’s practically an O’Henry short story: training professionals steer clear of safety courses for fear they might miss some important point and imperil the learners and safety professionals lack the requisite knowledge of knowledge of adult education to construct an effective course.
Although Safety 2013 is officially scheduled to begin on June 24th, a variety of pre-conference seminars provide some compelling reasons for arriving in Las Vegas a few days early. Early birds will not only have an opportunity to enhance their knowledge; they'll also be able to earn Continuing Education Credits (CEUs).
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP) is pleased to announce that PIP Product Specialists, Chris Barrington and Travis Estes, have earned the designation of Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP).
A blog follower recently asked: Is there anything from Caterpillar Safety Services outlining the positive things or actions that we can expect to see in facilities with “world-class” responses to the survey questions for each of the survey process elements? Back in the days of the survey development one of the team members, Dr. Dan Petersen, defined world-class safety as an organization that was within the best 10 percent of his customers at that point in time.
Workers engulfed in vapor cloud, residents evacuated after toxic release and fire
April 1, 2013
A hydrocarbon release at a Chevron refinery in Richmond, California last August engulfed nineteen workers in a vapor cloud and sparked a fire that caused nearby residents to be evacuated. Now the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is preparing to make public the results of its investigation into the incident.
Finally- there’s some movement on OSHA’s silica rule; Canada prepares for a Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured in the workplace; companies plan to change healthcare benefits and school safety recommendations are issued – all in the week’s top OEHS-related stories as featured on ISHN.com:
Now On Demand In the world of gas detection, there are many options to consider when choosing a monitor; it can be overwhelming to determine which features are the best for your organization. Training workers on how to operate a monitor effectively, and understanding the meaning behind the readings, is another challenge health and safety professionals face.
Now On Demand According to a recent report by Deloitte, a data analytics evolution is well underway, and those who have cracked the analytics code are reaping its rewards. In the world of safety, the use of data analytics translates into predicting and preventing workplace injuries using machine-learning predictive models.