Chemical Substances

Whether you work in an office, a shop, a kitchen or a factory, you are working near chemical substances.  In an office environment, you may only be exposed to cleaning materials or paints; factories and industrial facilities might contain a variety of extremely dangerous materials which can be life-threatening if mishandled. Manufacturers of chemical materials are…… Continue reading Chemical Substances

Here are OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Workplace Violations of 2017

At the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Indianapolis, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its annual preliminary list of the top 10 most frequently-cited workplace safety violations. And to no surprise, Fall Protection remained No. 1 on the list that varies little year-to-year. In fact, the top 5 remained the same…… Continue reading Here are OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Workplace Violations of 2017

Smart/Dumb Safety

By: Terry L. Mathis Founder and CEO of ProAct Safety   For many years now, business and safety consultants have urged organizations to develop SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely) goals. Goals with these characteristics tend to not only motivate effort and get accomplished more often, but also tend to do more good once attained. Just…… Continue reading Smart/Dumb Safety

National Safety Month / Week 1

I was reading an email this morning at work and wanted to share a quote from Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot – “-safety does not end when we clock out for the day — safety is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week project. I don’t want you to be safe just at work, but in every aspect of your life,…… Continue reading National Safety Month / Week 1