SafeStart announced today that registration is open for the SafeStart Human Factors Conference—the first-ever conference designed by and for those that want to benchmark, share best practices and discover innovations and new research in human factors. The conference will be held November 5 and 6, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, TN.
Pure Safety Group (PSG), has opened the doors to its 33,000-square-foot corporate headquarters office and global training facility this month in conjunction with the National Safety Congress (NSC) in Houston, Texas. The training facility, the largest dedicated to height safety in the industry, features the new PSG training program, the most current curriculum in the industry.
J.J. Keller releases HAZWOPER 40-hour initial Training: General waste site workers
December 11, 2018
Hazardous substance releases can cause a wide range of immediate and chronic health effects, as well as lead to fires, explosions and toxic atmospheres. To help protect hazardous waste site workers from these dangers, J.J. Keller has developed its HAZWOPER 40-Hour Initial Training: General Waste Site Workers.
Only 46 percent of the women queried in a recent study said they’d be likely to give Hands-Only CPR in an emergency, compared to 54 percent of men who would. The American Heart Association (AHA) Hands-Only CPR Research Tracking Study found that gender difference becomes even more pronounced among younger people; 49 percent of women age 18 to 34 would be likely to give Hands-Only CPR in an emergency while 63 percent of men age 18 to 34 report the same.
In a recent safety excellence workshop, our firm facilitated a brainstorming exercise with a group of safety professionals interested in solving a particular problem they were experiencing in their safety journey. Their safety process was boring them to tears and they worried it would grow stale and become irrelevant with the workforce.
The industrial internet of things (IIoT) has significantly impacted safety for workers and entire companies, and many results are undoubtedly positive.
However, since IIoT devices connect to the internet, organizations must follow cybersecurity best practices to ensure cybercriminals don't infiltrate systems and cause dangerous malfunctions.
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Foundation and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are entering into a collaborative partnership to protect the safety and health of our nation’s young workers.
An electrical contractor recently celebrated reaching the milestone of one-million safe working hours.
Wayland, Michigan-based Windemuller said in August, 2018 it hit the mark without any recordable OSHA injuries as of July. The company’s streak started in May 2016.
Machine Safeguarding Seminar ($995* per person) Instructor: Roger Harrison, Director of Training for Rockford Systems Location: Rockford Systems, Rockford, IL *Includes instruction, course materials, guard opening scale, grinder gauge and lunch for 2 days: Sept 18, 19, 20**, Oct 16, 17, 18*,* Nov 13, 14, 15 (or your location for larger groups, dates TBD).
With more experience traveling the real world seeing safety programs in action (or inaction) I realized that words matter. They not only communicate, but they can shape the very approach you take to your safety programming. They can get you stuck or they can liberate your safety culture.