Safety

Serious Incidents and Fatalities (SIFs)

Our Stubborn Problem with Serious Incidents and Fatalities – Part I

In 2011, Terry Norris, then president of the American Society of Safety Professionals, commented on the failure of American companies to reduce the rate of serious incidents and fatalities (SIFs).  “A statistical plateau of worker fatalities is not an achievement, … Read More

Systems vs Symptoms

Systems vs. Symptoms: We Need to Take a Deeper Look

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just published its fatality statistics for 2019 and the results should concern us all.  Fatalities in 2019 jumped to 5333, the highest figure since 2007 and the fifth time in the last six years that … Read More

Are All Accidents Preventable?

Are All Accidents Preventable?

Myths are plentiful in the safety profession. So much so that I was able to compile 101 of the most common myths in a book – Safety Myths 101: Musings on Myths, Misunderstandings and More. The article below was the … Read More

A Transformational Journey to Change a Culture

The major focus of any safety professional, department or organization is to protect the safety and health of the employees under their purview. Going home as healthy as they arrived is an ideal vision to adhere to when developing and … Read More

Sneak Peek – An Excerpt from Dr. Todd Conkin’s New Book

Dr. Todd Conklin is an icon in the Safety & Health industry. His ability to craft intelligent messages in terms people can understand has won him acclaim. We at SafetyStratus are pleased to share with you an excerpt from his … Read More

Bullying: The Breakdown

In early 2018 Sherry Moss, professor of organizational studies at Wake Forest University, was approached by a woman struggling under a verbally and mentally abusive adviser– the subsequent investigation led to her recently published research article regarding the atmosphere of … Read More

Go Buffs!

SafetyStratus recently sponsored Broomfield local co-ed adult volleyball team, the Bumpin’ Buffs. SafetyStratus President Curtis Baker (not pictured) is a member of the team. If you are in the Broomfield area you can catch one of their upcoming games, or … Read More

Technological Advances Reducing Outbreak

Technological advances come in all shapes and sizes. They serve many different purposes, and solve many problems, from how to help you connect with people around you to how you view the world. Technological advances are how we translate growth … Read More

Ed Bell Construction Company Takes CSEA

Ed Bell Construction Company was honored at the recent AGC National Convention with First Place in the Highway and Transportation Under 800,000 Manhours Division of the Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA). Ed Bell Construction Company has won a CSEA three … Read More

SafetyStratus College and University Award

February 18, 2018. The American Chemical Society (ACS) division of Chemical Health and Safety (CHAS) has announced the winner of the 2018 Safety Stratus/ CHAS College and University Award. Douglas Walters, the 2018 CHAS Awards Chair, states that, “The award … Read More