May 2016 is National Electrical Safety Month What you don’t know won’t hurt you – is a well-worn idiom that has been around for many years. While the words can be comforting, the reality is that what you do not know, or cannot see, can injure or even kill you.
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Small business owners have a lot on their plates today. There are many different sides to running a successful business that require an owner’s time and attention. Many first-time owners are making the switch from employee to employer and may not even be fully aware of the potential liabilities that lie ahead when their doors… Read more
Drivers who have found themselves stuck in the middle of a ‘rush hour’ jam have seen examples of distracted driving at their most amusing. Like the guy eating a bowl of cereal and steering with his knees. Or someone brushing their teeth. Then there’s the one reading the paper spread across the steering wheel. Or… Read more
As the second post in our ABC’s of Safety series, we discuss behavioral based safety. First, what is Behavioral Based Safety? Behavioral Based Safety is an organizational risk management program that can help employees identify and choose safe behaviors over unsafe ones through observation and intervention. Behavioral Based Safety can be broken down into four… Read more
Why are we starting this ongoing safety blog series about “Awareness”? Because safety awareness is the first step to implementing a strong safety program that can reduce the risk of an employee or customer injury. That’s because, before you can implement a safety procedure, you must first be aware that the hazard exists.