I just saw this and it made me think of some of the decisions I make at home. Although it is not that bad, I try to live my life as safe as possible. Yes, I do bring safety home with me. My challenge is how do we get our workers to do the same?…… Continue reading Birthday Fun with the Safety Manager!
Happy New Year! As we welcome the new year, Many of us have some sore of a New Years Resolution. It may be something small or it could be life changing but they all have something in common, commitment. I challenge you all to make a new commitment for safety by starting this New Years…… Continue reading New Years Resolution
“Merry Christmas” everyone. Christmas is here in a few short days and there are lots of activities going on which can act as distractions to our work. “Did that present we order arrive on time?” “Did we forget to invite anyone to Christmas dinner?” “What was I supposed to bring to that Christmas party?” It…… Continue reading Take a moment for Christmas Safety
I know I haven’t written much lately, there has been a lot going on in my life. I recently started working with a new company called Atkinson Construction. We are contracted for the City of Atlanta Watershed Project. Along with the new company came some new safety standards and rules. One thing that they preach…… Continue reading 3 Rules for Feedback
Don’t eat before swimming. Suntans are healthy. Complete bed rest cures a bad back. Getting cold will give you a cold. These and statements like them all seemed like common sense rules to live by at one time or another. Then scientific evidence proved them to be ineffective or downright harmful. They were myths. In…… Continue reading Safety Myths
“Employers must do more to prevent injuries” A new report released by OSHA explores the substantial impact of workplace injuries and illnesses on income inequality Despite the decades-old legal requirement that employers provide workplaces free of serious hazards, every year, more than three million workers are seriously injured, and thousands more are killed on the […]…… Continue reading “Adding Inequality To Injury: The Costs Of Failing To Protect Workers On The Job” — EHS Safety News America
Taking 3 seconds to really understand what you are doing will help prevent an injury. Stay Safe Out There! -Shawn