Woodshop Safety: Best Practices for Working with Your Hands
Woodworking is an intriguing hobby; there's nothing more relaxing than using your hands to create something meaningful and unique. However, similar to construction and oil & gas, if you don't follow basic workplace safety rules, it can become a hazardous activity.
5 Methods Innovative Companies Use Safety Management Software
Companies wanting to reduce corporate costs and provide employees a better working environment should aim at improving the safety management system.
8 Safety Metrics You Need To Track Every Month
Today more and more organizations are looking deeply into data to uncover new safety insights and make better-informed decisions. With so much data easily obtainable, building out your reporting dashboard from scratch can seem daunting. Where do you even start? Which key performance indicators (KPI) are most significant to track?
What is a Certificate of Recognition? How can COR help my company?
Looking to get COR certified? We dive into what a Certificate of Recognition is. Why companies across Canada are moving their health and safety program to a COR Certified and where to start when you want to become certified.
3 P's to Sell Safety Initiatives to Management for Safety Professionals
Have you ever gone to your company's leaders with an amazing idea for a new Safety Initiative and been shot down? Safety Professionals are sometimes faced with the challenging job of explaining why the company needs to invest money in specific safety program initiatives. Going for COR or switching to safety software can have such clear net positives for a company, but leaders are still resisting - here is how we think you can change this with some simple sales methods.
Applying The 4 Pillars Of A Safety Management System To Construction
The aviation industry is highly regulated, for reasons that are likely obvious: when you are sending metal tubes into the sky full of people, a good overview of all safety policies and procedures is crucial. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a United Nations specialized agency established in 1944 to manage the planning and development of international air transport, including safety standards. As part of this task, the organization requires member states to make it mandatory for aviation companies to implement safety management systems that comply with ICAO standards.
10 Reasons To Use Safety Management Software
Safety professionals in any type of organization typically face three types of problems on a regular basis: fieldworker buy-in, keeping up with regulatory compliance, and delivering value to stakeholders. Scanning documents, using spreadsheets and email, or simple form submission systems are not enough to manage safety programs and meet regulations efficiently. The problem is not just in the paperwork, digital or otherwise, but in the administrative processes and not having the right data at the right time.
Suicide Prevention in the Workplace: Mental Health Awareness / Knowing the Signs
It can be easy to get caught up in our own lives, problems, and stresses and therefore barely focus on what’s going on in the lives of those around us. But, it’s vitally important for employers and employees alike to be aware and know the signs of potential mental illness in themselves and others.