Safety Management Blog

Insights and trends to help you better manage your EHS program to improve compliance & workplace safety

Management Observations
Blog
Jim Loud

Getting the Most from Your Management Observations

In previous articles we have discussed what management observations should look like and why they are so important to safety.  This article will look more deeply at “how” these observations maximize their effectiveness. There are several steps an organization should

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Safety Leading indicators
Blog
Cary Usrey

The Drawbacks of Safety Leading indicators

It is important for organizations to begin looking further “upstream” in their safety processes when determining how effective their overall safety program is. Some have coined this proactive method of insight as a “pre-injury investigation” (Conklin, 2012). For example, consider

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COVID Training Programs
Blog
Ralph Stuart

Developing COVID Training Programs

The 2020 COVID pandemic presents important challenges for organizations of all sizes. For example, even small restaurants that are able to operate with indoor dining often have to close for periods of time when one of their employees tests positive

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Safety Observation Findings
Blog
Cary Usrey

Assigning Severity Ratings to Safety Observation Findings

When conducting traditional risk assessments, severity is commonly used as a factor when determining the level of risk involved. Severity represents the most likely consequence of a particular hazard occurrence. In other words, if a hazard exists and is not mitigated,

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