Safety Culture – Six Basic Safety Program Elements

If you run a small business, sometimes it is hard to keep up with all the rules and regulations. However, there are some very basic elements that must be implemented into a management system. One example is Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Proposed ‘I2P2’ Rule.According to OSHA, the proposed rule will “require employers to

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How to Modify the Workplace Safety Culture

Setting out to modify or change the safety culture in a workplace is a daunting task. Working against you is the custom, practice and habits that have been built up over the years. However, this is not your biggest challenge. The biggest challenge lies in the belief system that occupies everybody’s mind. Again, this has

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What is a Safety and Health Program?

What is a Safety and Health Program and where does it fit into my management system? If management wants to reduce incidents (injuries, illnesses, loss producing events, and/or other related costs,) everyone must place as much emphasis on safety issues as they place on other core management issues, such as production, sales, and quality control.

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The Truth About Behavior Based Safety

Can Behaviour Based Safety programs improve on your safety performance? BBS, or Behavior Based Safety, if implemented correctly is a positive, employee-driven safety system that could be highly effective in improving a company’s safety performance. It is based on the claim that all injuries and occupational illnesses are preventable and can be managed and that

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How to prioritize the issues of your company?

This is a preview of “Hearts and Minds” the powerful tool to improve management skills and safety culture. SAFETY@WORK is the leading safety culture expert  and cultural transformation in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East that is dedicated to establishing positive change for organizations in the Energy industry. As an international consulting firm, our specialty lies

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Health and Safety Culture

It should be every person’s objective to maintain the highest standard of health and safety in the workplace. There are rules and regulations that govern this issue. Each employee should be made aware of them. More often than not, once the employee reads through the regulations they realize that most of them are common sense.

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How to Measure Workplace Safety

There is a preoccupation in most industries for measuring safety using the frequency or severity of lost time accidents and incidents. Regrettably, there is only a very tenuous link between safety in the workplace and the number of lost time accidents. The reasons for this are many and varied but it is becoming fairly obvious

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