6 Ways Regular Safety Meetings Decrease Incidents and Keep Employees Safe

6 Ways Regular Safety Meetings Decrease Incidents and Keep Employees Safe   “How many toolbox talks does OSHA require a company of our size to do a month?” This is a question that many safety directors have asked our Safety Experts over the years. The answer for most companies, technically, is zero. Toolbox talks, safety […]

Safety Data: The Gamechanger You Might Be Ignoring

Safety Data: The Game-changer You Might Be Ignoring   Oliver Stone’s 1987 Academy Award winning film “Wallstreet” had more than its share of controversial points. Business mogul Gordon Gekko, played by Michael Douglas, makes a fortune playing the stock market with insider information and is ultimately arrested for his crimes. In a pivotal scene, Gekko […]

Re-imagining Contractor Qualification:

Re-imagining Contractor Qualification: Contractor Management That Ensures Compliance Down to the Employee Level Contractor Qualification (CQ) has been around for some time. Larger facilities face the paradoxical responsibility of safety compliance for employees that are not their own but are performing work on their job site. Since it would be near-impossible for owner/operators to implement […]

Alternatives to OSHA’s Silica Table 1

Alternatives to OSHA’s Silica Table 1   Introduction For many years, health professionals have known that breathing crystalline silica poses significant health risks for workers. In fact, over 40 years ago, NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health) recommended this exact permissible exposure limit to OSHA. You need to know that there is indeed […]