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How to Keep Hands Safe from Cuts and Impact

It’s often said that our hands are the most important tools we have. And no wonder: their flexibility, strength, coordination, and sensitivity are unparalleled. Since we use them in so many tasks, however, they are also one of the most vulnerable parts of our bodies. Accidents due to cuts, lacerations, bumps,…

A Look Into the Future of Health and Safety

One of the common topics that come up when general health and safety discussions are taking place is the future of the profession and what health and safety practitioners will likely be doing in say twenty or even thirty years’ from now. From the start of the profession in the…

Ways to Foster Accountability and Improve Safety Culture

What Is Accountability? People often think accountability means placing the blame on someone or enforcing a punishment after an incident occurs. If we take an individualistic view, that’s how we’ll see it, but it’s not what I’m talking about here. Accidents don’t happen single-handedly. Behind every accident, there are a number of…

Fall Protection Safety

Creating an effective Safety Culture is something we preach daily to our clients, partners, friends, and family. Through our decades of experience, we have learned that an effective Safety Culture is something that is developed through individuals buying into the idea that safety is the top value at home and…

WILMINGTON HEALTH AND SAFETY SCHOOL: DON’T MISS IT!

The National Association of Safety Professionals is proud to be part of the Wilmington Regional Safety & Health School this year.  Each year, safety professionals from around the area organize this excellent event which brings nationally recognized speakers to the Port City to focus on the latest in safety-related topics…

What Makes our CSM So Special?

We just completed our CSM course in Wilmington, NC and what a diverse crowd we had attend from around the world.  I met with several of the students after the class for a nice, cold beverage and enjoyed some of the feedback I received. We had ‘newbies’ and veterans alike…

What’s New with OSHA Under Trump?

President Trump’s first year-plus in office has been anything but quiet. But his influence on OSHA and workplace safety hasn’t made too many headlines. Jordan Barab, a former OSHA official under Obama, reviewed the biggest changes OSHA has made in the first 17 months of the Trump administration during a…

Recent OSHA Citations from Around the Country

Steel plate falls on, kills worker: $162K OSHA fine A struck-by incident killed an employee of this company. OSHA visited after having fined the company just last year in a separate incident. Douglas N. Higgins Inc., a utility company, faces $162,596 in proposed penalties following an incident in which an…