Whether you’re a full-time safety professional or someone who’s just good at spotting hazardous conditions, the following information should come as no surprise:
Part 2 of the Keys to a safe & healthy workforce blog series
Having worked in both corporate safety and insurance loss control, I am amazed at the disconnect that occurs between these synergistic disciplines. It’s a waste when you consider much these professionals and employers/clients have to gain by learning from each other.
Professional athletes command big salaries because their natural talents and personalities attract fans, sponsors and advertisers. When a pro team signs a free agent or a big name out of college, it produces a revenue-generating wave of excitement.
A preliminary total of 4,609 work-related fatalities, or 3.5 fatalities per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers, occurred in the United States in 2011, according to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
If you think that protecting the health and safety of a worker is a concept invented in the United States, think again.
I recently volunteered to work in the concession stand during a Friday night football game at my eldest son’s high school.
Work-related stress can kill.
That’s all the title had in it: “Carrier Fire.” I got this email from my father two years ago and read it with great appreciation. Dad was a marine before he was a firefighter, and as I’ve told many people many times, he never really saw the difference. I grew up running around the firehouse […]
Hurricane Isaac is right now working its way across the gulf coast. Seven years ago today, so was a full category 5 Hurricane Katrina. Luckily, Isaac doesn’t look to make it beyond a category 1 and the area is much better prepared. In 2005, however, that was not the case: New Orleans would be a […]