Almost every modern manufacturing production process uses flammable liquids, including fuels, solvents, cleaners, paints and adhesives. The possibility of a fire or explosion occurring from flammable liquid use makes these liquids extremely dangerous if not handled and stored properly.
When you’re in charge of one of the largest distribution networks and private trucking fleets in the world, how do you go about continuously improving safety for sustained, bottom line results? How do you continuously foster and improve a safety culture that positively impacts risk mitigation, injury reduction and accident cost reduction, while improving employee engagement?
The highest paid people in America today work an average of 59 hours per week. They read an average of 2-3 hours per day. They belong to industry associations and organizations that encourage the individual to dedicate themselves to lifelong learning with current information and ideas on their fields. Continuous education for them means that they attend annual conventions and go to every session available that has new insights that can help them to be more effective in getting the results for which they are responsible.
You can't improve the future without understanding the past
February 19, 2014
The first step in developing your strategic plan for a year’s worth of safety training starts with the assessment phase. You want to assess the current state of your training activities. Use worker focus groups and perception surveys for larger groups to learn how satisfied the workforce is with what you have been doing in training in the past year.
DuPont Sustainable Solutions has released Safety Orientation: A New Way of Thinking, a new safety orientation training program that provides an overview of various workplace safety topics, including personal protective equipment (PPE), bloodborne pathogens (BBPs), fire safety, electrical safety, and slips, trips, and falls.