Promoting Interest in Safety

One of the common subjects in any safety reference is how to get people interested in safety. Apparently, not getting hurt is not enough motivation for people to be interested in safety. Personally, I prefer to avoid getting injured whenever possible so working safely is just part of my work ethic. Looking at a 1964

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Six Steps to Building a Safety Culture

With workplace safety playing such an important role in increasing productivity, reducing turnover, and reducing workers’ compensation insurance costs, companies are flocking to implement new safety programs. With a plethora of training and information available from insurance companies, consultants, and trade associations, why are some companies succeeding in creating a safety culture and some are

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How Safety Is Related to Productivity in the Workplace

When it comes to creating a safe workplace, research has found a reduction in a range of costs. These include direct costs such as reduced insurance premiums, sick days, litigation, injuries, production delays, product and material damage. There’s also an improvement in indirect costs such as absenteeism, staff turnover, brand image, staff morale and being

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The Benefits of Creating a Safety-Aware Environment in the Workplace

Introduction: Safety in the workplace is undergoing change: evolving from an optional extra to a compliance necessity, firms are now increasingly recognizing the many benefits of developing, and committing to, a strong safety culture. These range from increased staff morale and increased productivity, to reduced injury-related costs, competitive insurance premiums and improved turnover profits and

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Safety Introduction

When you take a job, you have a safety obligation to your employer, co-workers, family and your-self. In exchange for your wages and benefits, you agree to work safely. You are also obligated to make sure anyone you work with is working safely. Your employer is likewise obligated to to maintain a safe workplace for

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