When a company lists safety first in its values, what do leaders have to do to back up that statement? GTI Group, a logistics company, says this about Safety on its webpage: “We do the right thing. Period. The safety of our employees, clients and the public come above everything else. We operate within the […]
What happens in Arizona doesn’t stay in Arizona when you post it on your Facebook page. And in a another case, it’s apparently “do as I say, not as I do,” when it comes to workers’ comp.
A federal agency is recommending a major shift in the way refineries are regulated for safety, shifting more responsibility to the company and turning the system more proactive instead of reactive.
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation will accept scholarship and grant applications from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1 for its annual disbursement of financial awards in 2019.
As U.S. companies are watching how OSHA changes under the Obama administration, the agency’s counterpart in Great Britain has launched a 10-point plan to tackle death and injury at work.
Unfortunately, sometimes it takes a serious injury or fatality to focus attention on a particular workplace hazard. That’s exactly what has happened following the fatal shooting of a doctor at a Veterans Affairs clinic in El Paso, Texas.
On-time performance trumped safety, according to a report from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) about the troubled Metro-North Railroad that provides service between New York City and Connecticut. In December, a crash killed four people.
It’s not a secret anymore that OSHA under the Obama administration will focus more on enforcement than employer assistance programs. But a U.S. senator has introduced a bill to make one such program for companies a permanent fixture at OSHA.
(From National Safety Council Congress and Expo in San Diego) What does a commander in the Navy have in common with a safety professional?
The FBI recently stated in a report, “We now live in the age of public shootings.” Here’s the training program Best Buy developed to defend against this growing safety threat.
HUNDREDS OF ORGANIZATIONS SET TO SHOWCASE THEIR PRODUCTS AT AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS’ JUNE CONFERENCE, EXPOSITION IN SAN ANTONIO DES PLAINES, IL (May 28, 2009) – Despite the economy, more than 375 leading organizations are scheduled to exhibit at the annual June 28- July 1 American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) professional development conference […]
One of our plants had record low incident rates and record high safety walk participation, corrective action completion rates, employee training and behavior-based safety.
The cries for less government have become more frequent these days, including in reader comments on this website when OSHA ramps up enforcement or rulemaking. One frequent argument is that OSHA’s regulations hurt the U.S. economy.
Safety inspectors say a lack of training and safety leadership on a job site contributed to the death of a worker.
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