The current regulatory approach toward safety and health in the workplace needs improvement, according to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
A new report suggests that at best, companies are only getting half the job done when it comes to measuring their employees’ safety.
Telling OSHA that an injury was the worker’s fault is a sure way to get inspected, according to the head of the agency.
When a company says its safety goal is zero injuries, do employees understand that’s different than zero risk reports?
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.
“Don’t sweat the small stuff,” an old saying goes. A federal investigation into the Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers says BP was doing just that at the expense of paying attention to more serious safety hazards.
If you’re reading this website, you probably know that there’s been an increased buzz around measuring leading indicators in workplace safety management. But, what are some good leading indicators for you to track? The National Safety Council has help in a new white paper.
An employee blatantly violates one of your safety rules and causes an injury. Should you have to pay an OSHA fine for that?
OSHA has issued a final rule that will require employers to send in their injury and illness data electronically for posting on the agency’s website.
What are the most important steps companies can take to mitigate risk and control loss through workplace safety? A 20-year occupational safety veteran reveals his Top 10 list.
New regulations from OSHA; stepped up OSHA penalties; workers’ comp reform; and what to do with those increasing injury rates? Those will all be on the table for workplace safety in 2013.
Which leading indicators are used to measure EHS success will vary from company to company. But a new study from the National Safety Council identifies the characteristics successful ones have in common.
To kick off National Safety Month, the National Safety Council has updated its annual list of the Odds of Dying from various causes.
We now have more information on the government’s plans to monitor labor violations – including OSHA fines – for companies that seek federal contracts. What will they consider over-the-line?
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