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Let’s examine that question carefully starting with the definition of the word, “accident.”
A fundamental responsibility for any safety professional is to determine the root causes of an injury.
First, nothing against Mickey Mouse - the beloved Walt Disney character gets a bad rap for his misadventures and simplistic mindset turning his moniker into an expression of something insignificant or trivial.
Collision Avoidance Technology (CAT) systems are more common and more capable than just a few years ago.
Most employees can produce a quick answer to the question "Why do you work?”
Okay, it may not be as popular as flowers or chocolate, but the gift of safety truly can be the best gift you could ever give to a person.
Our hands are two incredible tools attached to our body. Each hand consists of 29 bones connected by 34 muscles and other connective tissue.
Although we all know the wheels of progress turn slowly, especially at the federal government level, there are occasionally a few updates for those concerned with OSHA regulation.
“Line of fire” means, in broad terms, to be in harm’s way, which can apply to the hazards inherent with many work activities, particularly when moving objects are involved.
While thinking about resolutions for the new year, I came across a great article in Safety+Health Magazine by Steven Luttrull about being an intentional safety leader.
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