When do you need a hearing conservation program?
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When you’re thinking about workplace safety solutions, a reflective vest might seem like a small thing.
Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Utilities, Mining & Metals, Maritime, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Manufacturing, Automotive, Incident Management, Logistics and Transportation, Plastics & Packaging, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, PPE
Did you know that over 145,000 Americans work in over 7,000 warehouses all over the country? It doesn’t seem like such a big number until you realize that the fatal injury rate for warehousing is higher than the national average for any other industry.
Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Manufacturing, Biotech & Pharmaceuticals, Automotive, Consumer Packaged Goods, Machinery, Logistics and Transportation, Plastics & Packaging, Safety Management, Safety Equipment
Your workers deserve safe and fair working conditions. But before labor unions, they didn’t have much power to negotiate for such conditions.
Whether you have one commercial vehicle or an entire fleet, DOT compliance should be a top priority. Set forth by the United States Department of Transportation, this set of rules governs all aspects of commercial vehicles to ensure the safety of drivers, workers, and the general public.
Tesla is proud to announce that it has made an effort to make its factories safer for all of its employees. The company’s total recordable incident rate (TRIR) has dropped by 25% since 2016. Tesla is now in line with industry average rates.
When it comes to sustainability, you need to give employees control. Your employees need to see a strong correlation between effort and outcome regarding safety; leading indicators provide this.
Management expert Peter Drucker believed that “you can’t manage what you can’t measure.” That is, if you don’t have a solid system in place for documenting specific metrics, you lack the ability to properly manage them.
As technology improves, and conveniences like automation become increasingly in demand, machines are no doubt leading the way to our future in industry. But the human element is still very much alive in the machine-dominant landscape, and it’s everyone’s responsibility to maintain safety to ensure the jobs of both man and machine can be accomplished without incident.
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