November 2018 Newsletter

Hearing loss increase found in oil, gas workers

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) among Canadian oil and gas drilling sector workers has increased by 12 per cent, from 33 per cent in 2012 to 45 per cent in 2017, according to hearing-test data collected by employers. Even more alarming: out of the 294 oil and gas drilling workers with…

Using TaBRA For Culture Change

TaBRA (Task Based Risk Assessments) is a topic about which FDRsafety has written several times. How It Works Many workers don’t take proper steps during tasks. In our experience, our methodology leaves workers shaking their heads at the number of steps that they forget to identify on a regular basis. System accomplishes…

OSHA Clarifies Drug Testing, Incentives

Agency Says Post-Incident Drug Testing, Safety Incentives OK Good news: OSHA is pulling back its previous stance on safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing – the guidance that left many safety pros confused. OSHA issued anti-retaliation guidance in 2016 that gave examples of safety incentives and post-accident drug testing…

LSP Update

Great News! Our LSP just received a facelift and now has migrated to our new Learning Management System. What does this mean? Up-to-the-minute changes in OSHA regulations and safety trends Interactive modules make learning exciting, challenging and fun New, dynamic videos and rich, engaging graphics Ease-of-use and excellent for recordkeeping…