Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Give Yourself a Pat on the Back!

I know. It seems that this blog and all of the information you get about occupational health and safety give all you safety officers even more work to do than you already do every day. I know you work extremely hard every day making sure that everyone stays safe in their work areas. And I [...]

2017-05-09T10:22:10+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Safety Matters|

Safety Briefs: Hazardous Materials

It's time to put on our briefs! Let's hope that is the raciest I will ever get here. Every month, our friends at Professional Safety magazine post some handy safety briefs that are informative and useful for many safety officers in North America. Some are reminders, some are advisories, and some are just specific little tidbits [...]

2017-05-09T10:22:15+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Safety Matters|

Addressing HazCom: Markel-ing Territory

Communication is always the secret to effective safety in any worksite. While words themselves - written or spoken - do not necessarily cause incidents or injuries directly, a lack of effective communication can certainly lead to such problems if not handled and addressed in an effective manner. Communication is so important, there is an OSHA [...]

2017-05-09T10:22:17+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Safety Matters|

From Reading to Knowing: Addressing HazCom

Many of us learned how to read when we were little. We were able to practice with our parents the concept of sounding out letters, syllables and words to be able to read whole sentences. And then whole paragraphs. We smile at the accomplishment of getting through a Dr. Seuss book reading flawlessly. But as [...]

2017-05-09T10:22:18+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Safety Matters|

Words About Water’s World!

Water can be a vital tool or cause of issues in safety. It is as prevalent in our world as the air we breathe. It has tremendous versatility in terms of the many ways that it can be used to benefit us and to harm us if mishandled. It is considered one of the four [...]

2017-05-09T10:22:19+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|