July 2018 Newsletter

INVESTING IN SAFETY AT WORK: 5 KEYS

Achieving the expected results, being efficient, improving productivity, meeting customers’ expectations and generating growth are some of the many challenges we face whether working in the industrial sector or in any other type of organization for that matter. However, this daily dynamic should not make us forget something as important…

When safety becomes BORING!

We have attended thousands of safety meetings where the body language of the people coming in clearly indicates they don’t want to be there and that they have more important things to be doing. Experience has told them that safety meetings are more TELL than share and more LISTEN than…

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…