Tag: safety training

SLC 2015: A Plant Tour of Baldor Electric Reveals Reasons for Outstanding Safety Record

A tour of the Baldor Electric in Belton, S.C., revealed a facility that cares about quality in terms of products, employee and contractor safety and stewardship of the facility. I always know I’m in a facility where people care when I don’t see spills on the floor, trash piled up near waste collection areas and…

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Canada-wide Winner of the Student Safety Video Contest

Related Training DVDs: Safety Training Mega-Pack – Covers OSHAs Top hazards! Workplace safety means thinking “safety first” on the first day of the job, and every day thereafter. View Product Just Another Day Safety Awareness Training Video & DVD Covers: The importance of staying focused, the danger of becoming distracted, why the proper use of…

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Federal Budget Includes First Increase in OSHA Fines in 15 years

It’s not a done deal yet, but it appears OSHA fines could increase in 2016 due to language in the federal budget bill that’s been agreed upon between Republicans in Congress and the Obama administration. The fines could increase almost 80% in one jump, and increase annually by the rate of inflation after that. While…

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When is Your Safety Meeting Not a Safety Meeting?

A common leading indicator for safety is involvement in safety meetings, but to risk sounding like Bill Clinton’s infamous “It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is” quote what constitutes “involved in safety meetings”? To answer that question we have to define “involved” “safety” and “meetings” (and hell you might as well…

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Employee’s death at International Paper’s Ticonderoga plant ‘preventable’.

U.S. Department of Labor | July 24, 2015 BOS 2015-139 Employee’s death at International Paper’s Ticonderoga plant ‘preventable’ OSHA cites paper manufacturer for willful, repeated, serious safety violations ALBANY, N.Y. – The death of an employee at International Paper Co.’s Ticonderoga plant could have been prevented if his employer provided proper safeguards and training, an…

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How to Lead a World Class Safety Meeting

Safety March

Richard Hawk remembers the first image that popped onto his computer screen when he ran a search for safety meetings. It was of four guys in the back of a room with their heads down, sleeping.

“It’s one slide I use,” he says. “It’s gets a big laugh…

(VIDEO) The First Safety Video Made with Legos

Related Training DVDs: Warehouse Safety It’s No Mystery Training DVD Warehouse hazards are plentiful and your safety standards must be thorough and enforced to deal with the problem. View Product Working Around Forklifts A Pro Active Approach Being aware of your surroundings is the key to working safely around forklifts. View Product Forklift Safety: Best…

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Record Number of Criminal Prosecutions for Worker Deaths

In Fiscal Year 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor referred or assisted with the criminal prosecution of 27 cases involving worker deaths – the highest number in DOL’s history. However, since there were more than 4,000 worker deaths during the same period, criminal prosecution in such cases is still very rare. These statistics were highlighted…

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(VIDEO) Workplace Violence Video: Clerk Grabs Robber’s Gun, Shoots Him

Related Workplace Violence Training DVDs: Workplace Violence Video Training DVD Trains employees how to prevent, detect, and diffuse various types of workplace violence. View Product Be S.A.F.E. Not Sorry: Preventing Violence in the Workplace DVD Learn to recognize behaviors and warning signs of potential threats from coworkers and what steps to take. View Product Workplace…

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