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What Makes Kaizen Successful?

Nicole Radziwill There are plentiful examples of how kaizen and related methods have led to breakthroughs, saving millions and building essential work relationships. One popular continuous improvement approach, made...
July 25, 2019 More
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How to Recognize and Prevent Occupational Heat Stress

It’s tougher to beat the heat on job sites than at backyard barbecues this summer. Not only are shifts traditionally longer, but workers may be insufficiently trained and ill-equipped by their...
July 24, 2019 More
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Freight Company Fined after HSE Investigation of Forklift Incident that Injured Worker

Sandy Smith Airworld Airlines Ltd. has been fined £82,000 after a freight container weighing nearly 700kg fell on a worker at a warehouse in Hounslow. Airworld Airlines Ltd. was called out by District Judge...
July 23, 2019 More
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On Environment: One Word…Planet

Jessica Sarnowski “I just want to say one word to you. Just one word…Are you listening?...Plastics.” (The Graduate)*    It is strange that one word, “plastics,” could have so much significance in the late 60’s and yet...
July 22, 2019 More
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A Good Leader Gives Away Leadership

Scott Gaddis The more you know, the more of yourself you are expected to give. Part II of a two-part series. Read Part I, Flip the Leadership Pyramid, and Reap Organizational Rewards, here. By Scott Gaddis On my...
July 19, 2019 More
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Define Systems of Record to Boost Performance

Nicole Radziwill Quality depends on data because effective decision making depends on data. Successful business and process outcomes depend on building a culture of quality around data. This includes creating and...
July 18, 2019 More
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Flip the Leadership Pyramid, and Reap Organizational Rewards

Scott Gaddis There's much to be said for the "power of We." Over the past several years, I have written articles and lectured on numerous occasions about effective leadership and management systems. There’s...
July 17, 2019 More
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Why Worker Engagement Is Key to Data Capture and Tracking Safety KPIs

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Engaged workers are more likely to buy into the use of safety software, resulting in better data collection. By Jessica Barrett Employee engagement has been receiving a lot of attention in the OHS...
July 16, 2019 More
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12 Features of an Effective Health and Safety Culture

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate A positive safety culture in the workplace is a vital part of a successful and effective health and safety program. By Damien Wallis For many years, organizations have struggled with the notion of...
July 15, 2019 More
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Roofing Company Owner Indicted for Manslaughter, Issued Nearly $2 Million OSHA Fine Following Fatal Fall

Sandy Smith OSHA has cited Shawn D. Purvis, owner of Purvis Home Improvement Co. Inc. for alleged egregious willful, repeat and serious workplace safety violations and a grand jury has indicted him on...
July 12, 2019 More
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Increase the Impact of Dashboards

Nicole Radziwill Dashboards exist to help you see connections between different kinds of data. Unfortunately, in practice, it doesn’t always turn out this way. Even though dashboards can display tallies or summaries...
July 11, 2019 More
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The Goals that Will Improve the Workplace Safety

Jason Lassister Safety is paramount in every workspace. And with a functional safety program, your employees and teams will work best, delivering excellent results for your company. Here are 20 awesome ideas that...
July 11, 2019 More
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Improve The Office Culture With These Employee Engagement Ideas

Jason Lassister As the business world becomes more intricate and different companies continue to manufacture innovative as well as ground-breaking products, the race to obtain top talent further intensifies. However...
July 11, 2019 More
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Women Are at Greater Risk of Injury in Motor Vehicle Crashes

Graham Freeman Why women are less safe than men when driving. A study at the University of Virginia, soon to be published in the academic journal Traffic Injury Prevention, has determined that women are at greater...
July 10, 2019 More