Safety Culture Exercise: Improving Attitudes Towards Safety

FDR Safety

Creating an effective Safety Culture is something we at FDRsafety preach daily to our clients, partners, friends, and family. Safety has been long thought of and approached as a “how to” subject, when it actuality it is far more a “why” subject.

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Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety?

FDR Safety

Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety? OSHA has made it clear that staffing agencies and host employers are jointly responsible for temporary worker safety. Prioritize your own company’s Safety Culture. The post Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety?

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Good Safety Signage

FDR Safety

There are good safety signs, bad safety signs and those that don’t tell you anything. An example of a “bad safety sign” is shown to the right. Regardless of the amount of text or symbols, remember that point of use and clearly stated cautions are key to any safety sign.

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Safety Around Powerlines – Part II

FDR Safety

Sydney Delprato, GSP, is the Safety Coordinator at Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative in Hughesville, Maryland. Graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Safety Science.

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You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage

Building The Foundation For A Great Safety Culture

FDR Safety

The idea of safety is misconstrued on a daily basis as a “Have To”, “How To” or “Learn To” idea. Here are two significant steps towards establishing a great safety culture. Accident Prevention Safety and sustainability

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Las Vegas Raiders Not Gambling On Workplace Safety

FDR Safety

But before the group of about 300 workers embark on a day’s work, they gather for a message: safety first. If you have yet to read the above article, this is an excellent example of how the implementation of a Safety Culture can positively impact a project no matter the size or budget.

Integrating Temporary Safety Staff With Full Time Employees

FDR Safety

Naturally this can cause problems on job sites especially in relationships between temporary safety managers and full time workers. In any industry where employees are at risk, it’s imperative to build a mutual respect between temporary safety staff and full time employees.

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Construction labor shortage exacerbates safety issues

Construction Dive

Safety issues prominent in the industry such as substance abuse, aging employees and accelerated construction schedules are even worse when there's a smaller pool of workers

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Safety Around Powerlines: Part I

FDR Safety

Sydney Delprato, GSP, is the Safety Coordinator at Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative in Hughesville, Maryland. Graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Safety Science.

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4 Safety Tips Every Construction Worker Should Know

Construction Marketing Blog

Worried about your safety at work? The best way to avoid injury is to follow these important safety tips that every construction worker should know. Wear Proper Safety Gear. By being vigilant with your safety and that of others, you are far more likely to avoid injury.

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4th Of July Safety Tips

FDR Safety

FDRsafety’s Safety Culture Training has impacted over 500,000 members of our nation’s workforce by focusing on “The Why” of Safety. Our Experts motivate workers to want to be safe, and improves safety performance throughout organizations.

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Safety Programs

The Safety Blog

Safety Programs. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going continue to cover the ins and outs of Safety Programs. This week, we're going cover the ins and outs of what should be included in your workplace safety program. Establishing Safety Programs. Safety Tips

Bluebeam Tips: Construction Safety Hazards using Pictograms

Carol Hagen

How’s this for trench safety? OSHA’s new Hazard Communication Standard goes into effect June 1, 2015 and will require pictograms on labels as a safety measure. Use Bluebeam to help you with safety talks, acting as a visual aid. Why visuals are so important to safety.

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OSHA Safety

The Safety Blog

OSHA Safety & Compliance. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of OSHA safety and compliance. Workplace inspections and investigations are conducted by OSHA compliance safety and health officers trained in safety and industrial hygiene.

Construction Worker Safety Issues: Weighing in on Silica Standards

Commercial Construction

Construction worker safety is a priority for Englewood Construction. Like most successful construction firms, Englewood Construction makes construction worker safety a top priority.

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Infographic – Construction Safety

cnstrctr

Today we thought we would bring you a few different infographics from the community regarding safety in comstruction. The Different Types of Safety Vests. The post Infographic – Construction Safety appeared first on cnstrctr.

How BIM is empowering safety on site

Geniebelt

Safety BIM construction site safety safety in constructionIn most cases, the discussion around Building Information Modeling (BIM) tends to focus on the potential efficiency and financial benefits that it may entail for the construction industry.

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Safety Procedures at Construction Site – Safety Precautions and PPEs

The Constructor

Every construction site involves activities which can be dangerous for safety of workmen. So, safety procedures need to be followed PPEs to be used. How To Guide Safety Guide Construction safety

Online Safety Training

The Safety Blog

Online Safety Training. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going continue to cover the ins and outs of online safety training programs. This week, we’re going cover why you should implement an online safety training program. Online Safety Training Programs.

5 Tips For Hiring Great Temporary Safety Professionals

FDR Safety

In the world of Safety there are differing views on utilizing staffing agencies to fill temporary positions. When it comes to filling Temporary Safety positions, hiring managers simply can’t risk hiring an under qualified candidate. Continuing Safety.

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How to Use Safety Signs So That They’re Effective

Construction Marketing Blog

If you own or run a business and it carries any kind of hazard or risk to employees, visitors or passing members of the public then you need to use safety signs to let people know about the potential dangers. Where should these safety signs be used? Resource Uncategorized Safety

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Safety Measures to Prevent Accidents at Building Construction Site

The Constructor

Safety measures at construction sites helps to prevent unforeseen accidents. Construction Construction Safety How To Guide Safety Guide safetyAccidents at construction sites may lead to loss of life and involve.

Developing A Safety Culture In Multi-Employer Worksites

FDR Safety

One of these challenges revolves around workplace safety. In Multi-Employer Worksites, safety practices can differ depending on the trade and the individual. Moments like these are exactly why a strong Safety Culture must be present in projects of such size.

Common Sense Workplace Safety

The Safety Blog

Workplace Safety. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover workplace safety. Freedom from danger is a wonderful concept, but to make that goal a reality requires considerable planning, training, commitment, management skills, and above all THINKING about workplace safety.

One-Stop Safety Training

The Safety Blog

Safety Training. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of safety training. Good pre-job safety training can help reduce the risk, but it is not always readily available or adequate. It is equally important to emphasize safety and health.

5 Safety Tips Before Driving In The Snow

FDR Safety

Prior to letting them on the road, turn on your mom or dad voice and pester them with the (important) following questions and safety tips before driving in the snow: 1. The post 5 Safety Tips Before Driving In The Snow appeared first on FDRsafety

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Everyday Employee Safety

The Safety Blog

How to Promote Employee Safety in the Workplace. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover employee safety. On the job safety is a program of proactive participation between employers, supervisors, and employees; safety is everyone’s business. Safety Tips

Process Safety Management

The Safety Blog

Process Safety Management. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of process safety managment. Process Safety Management Information. Use these safety guidelines to understand and enhance your role in process safety management.

Priority vs. Value: What Is Safety To You?

FDR Safety

There are plenty of cliché sayings in the world of safety. Few are as popular as the phrase “Your Safety is Our Top Priority”. One of the greatest battles for safety professionals is that of “value” vs. “priority” and where safety falls within the two.

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Safety Glasses, Eye Protection & You

The Safety Blog

Safety Glasses, Eye Protection & You. Welcome to Safe Friday, today we’re going to cover safety glasses, eye safety, and eye protection. An eyewash or safety shower is considered a first aid measure, not a preventative one. Safety Tips

How College Basketball Can Change Your Workplace Safety Culture

FDR Safety

As Safety Professionals we are constantly asked, “how can we improve our safety performance?” Our response is typically a variation of the same answer: You have to develop and practice a workplace culture that values safety and rewards your employees for being safe.

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PPE for Industrial Safety

The Safety Blog

PPE for Industrial Safety . Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of PPE for industrial safety. Foot and leg protection: Metatarsal guards, toe guards, foot and shin guards, steel-toed boots, industrial safety shoes/boots, and leggings.

New Steam Boiler Safety Video Highlights Why Some May Be Safer

Constructor Magazine

Physics and physical design seem to play a critical role in understanding safety issues of industrial steam boilers

Pairing Safety with Productivity

Construction Business Owner

In the construction industry, safety and productivity seem to compete for priority, but when viewed as a necessary pair, they work together to increase efficiency.

Our Chief Transportation Advisor reflects on safety

FDR Safety

A review of the history of safety over the last few decades offers good reason for hope, says Rose McMurray , Chief Transportation Advisor at FDRsafety. Rose’s interview offers good advice to the next generation of safety leaders: “There are solutions to every problem.

The Real Cost of Construction Safety

John Chaney

This week, I’m pleased to welcome David DeVita, a safety expert with 20 years of experience, from Carolina Safety Consultants.

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A New Truck, Bus Safety Rating Proposal Likely This Year

FDR Safety

While many of the rules have already been floated as proposals such as electronic logging and increases to the minimum insurance levels, one major new offering to expect this year will aim to bolster the CSA enforcement program by establishing a new way to assign official safety ratings to companies based on their CSA safety performance. Currently, the only way companies earn safety rating labels is when government agents perform an onsite full compliance review.

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Fire and Safety Features of High-Rise Buildings and Structures

The Constructor

Fire and other safety features of high rise buildings and structures is essential. Construction Engineering & Management Construction safetyTypes and concerns related to these features is discussed.

10 Benefits Of Including Mock OSHA Audits In Your Safety Program

FDR Safety

Rather than being caught off guard by the findings of OSHA during one of their audits, we highly recommend that you implement Mock OSHA Audits into your regular safety program. Here are 10 benefits that you’ll discover by doing so: Identify the good parts of your safety program.

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