Safety Tips: Who Is Responsible For Safety In The Workplace?
Change the way that your workers see the consequences of not working safely!
There is a common misconception that the safety person is going to keep people safe at the workplace. Not so! Managers and direct supervisors are ultimately responsible for their workers’ safety.
How do we move supervisors and their workers away from this flawed thinking?
Safety Moment, Why Safety Professionals Need To Start Celebrating Wins!
Safety programs require Safety Professionals to investigate incidents, review findings with their teams, and discuss how and what they need to improve to stop the events from happening again. You are also required to audit other people's work, and determine what has been done well and what needs to be corrected. All while ensuring compliance with OSHA and OH&S requirements. Do you spend most of your time discussing what has gone wrong?
What Are The OSHA Requirements For Ladders & Stairways?
It is not unusual to become complacent when using common-place equipment or tools. Ladders fall into this category and ladder use is a poor time for complacency! Ladders are, in fact, a major source of workplace injuries and fatalities. The Top OSHA Violations for 2021 names ladder and stairway violations in #4 place.
Creating Safety Key Performance Indicators That Build a Safe Workplace
KPIs are the ROCKET FUEL for building a safe workplace!
Have you ever been tasked with building Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for a safety program?
Can there be too much Safety Presence on a Worksite?
The other day we saw this question asked by a Safety Professional. Can there be too much safety presence on a worksite? We wondered how does this presence work for or against companies' goals to build Safety Culture and in turn, have a low-maintenance Safety Program?
How to treat Safety like a Service?
Most companies see Safety as a cost or expense, the Safety Professional’s job is just to make sure they are in compliance. To change this, we need to show that Safety can add value to our company. The Safety program should be focused on serving our company and helping it reach its goals.
What skills do you need to become a World-Class Safety Professional?
Safety Professionals face stigma for the jobs and roles they have the responsibility to perform on and off the worksite. One way to combat this is to show up and gain trust by demonstrating the hard and soft skills of a best-in-class safety leader.