Safety culture



Staying safe in construction

As work picks up, construction firms must do their part to keep injuries down
A recent survey shows that more than 70 percent of construction firms expect to add to their workforce in 2016. As the construction market heats up in many sectors, what can employers do to help keep construction workers – particularly new or inexperienced workers – safe?
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Tower climbers

'You can't subcontract safety'

OSHA, FCC host workshop on tower climbers
Deaths among communication tower workers have increased, prompting OSHA to ask for input on how to reverse the trend. A recent workshop hosted by OSHA and the Federal Communications Commission explored best practices for keeping climbers safe.
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Defining ‘world-class’ safety

What does the phrase mean, and how can organizations achieve world-class status?

“World-class safety” is a frequently heard phrase, but what does it really mean to have a world-class safety program? As Safety+Health found out, the answers are complex.

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2016 CEOs Who "Get It"

2016 CEOs Who 'Get It'

The National Safety Council recognizes seven leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health
Safety+Health presents Q&As with seven leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health.
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The one-person safety team

The one-person safety team

Three professionals share their experiences of being the only dedicated safety pro onsite
In some organizations, the safety team consists of one person. What challenges does this create? How does a safety professional avoid feeling isolated and keep up with important trends when he or she is all alone? Three safety pros weigh in.
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FAA expands safety reporting program for workers

Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration, in partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, has established a program intended to allow certain agency workers to raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation.
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HR and the safety department

Collaboration between the departments is vital to a strong safety culture, experts say
Human resources and safety professionals have similar objectives: ensure effective work processes while complying with the law. Although the departments don’t necessarily need to work together to achieve their goals, experts say that failure to do so may come at a cost.
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