For many companies, the initial investment of a safety and program development may be a quick sell, they see the current prognosis and realize they have to take the leap to not only keep their employees safe, but also to help their company succeed. Yet one of the biggest struggles in many programs is maintenance.
A safety culture ultimately stems from connection and how well valued an employee feels in their workplace. While there are numerous methods of how to develop a worker, their frame of mind centers around the belief that your primary goal is to keep them safe. This is followed by the importance they are making an
Safety is a sales job. While most management will agree that safety has to be a part of the workplace because of OSHA and compliance, this mentality is only based around fear. The fear of paying an OSHA fine at $13,260 per offense, or the public relations nightmare from having a major incident. Usually, management’s
Why doesn’t safety work? Is it because we’re missing critical pieces, such as equipment, investment, training or experienced personnel? Is it “workplace culture” or management’s attitude about it? Or are there deeper reasons, a root cause for why safety will always fail in the workplace? Hundreds of thousands of students will graduate in the coming weeks, ready
There’s always a discussion now on the latest and most innovative ways to train employees to be more productive and work safely. While the need for a diversified training program is ultimately the most successful, classroom training is an essential part of the process, either as an individual or a group. For years, the integration
Safety is a concern for every business, regardless of industry. Posters, signs, and even discussions are commonplace in most workplaces. Yet safety still fails regularly, and often it's not because a company isn't aware of it's importance, but instead because they lost focus or missed a key step. Here are the top five reasons we've
We've all sat through the countless hours of training, from one topic to the next, covering everything from Back Safety to Bloodborne Pathogens. Regular quarterly or semi-annual training can take a full day, or even days, depending on your industry. We live and breathe safety for that time period, but the moment we go back