PPE

The Safe Approach

Good Housekeeping: The Safe Approach

Even those who are very familiar with the professional applications of the term “housekeeping” may not be aware of how essential communication is for the proper handling of it. Good housekeeping generally equates to increased safety. If it makes sense … Read More

Radiation Safety Program

HOW TO: Implementing a Radiation Safety Program

We’re all exposed to radiation each day. Some sources of this radiation, like microwaves and sunlight, are relatively harmless and an everyday part of life. Others, like alpha and beta particles, are hazardous and potentially life-threatening. Workers employed in the … Read More

PPE

PPE – Are you meeting OSHA’s requirements?

There are many different types of hazards in workplaces, including the potential for falling from heights, hazardous chemicals, falling objects, flying sparks, loud noises, extreme temperatures, etc. The correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) can help prevent exposure to … Read More

3 Reasons Why Regular Workplace Inspections and Observations Need to Be Made

3 Reasons Why Regular Workplace Inspections and Observations Need to Be Made

Regular workplace inspections and observations provide a range of benefits to businesses and their employees. When implemented correctly, they help prevent illnesses, injuries, and incidents resulting from workplace hazards. Periodic workplace inspections and observations also ensure that businesses are complying … Read More

LATCH

LATCH: Roster-focused Content in a Safety Software Platform

A significant number of cloud-based safety software components are roster-focused, including hazard assessments, personnel lists, training tracking, chemical inventory, and group digital file management. By nature, these aspects tend to be both interrelated and end-user-facing. It is therefore essential that … Read More

Safety Management Systems: Nine Signs of Trouble

Safety Management Systems: Nine Signs of Trouble

Complacency kills.  The history of tragic accidents in workplaces is fraught with examples of companies that thought they were safe because their Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) was low and/or because they were devoting considerable time and money to various … Read More