These days what is considered truly ethical? It seems like the fine line between ethical and unethical is becoming a blur to many business professionals. In 2006, a study reported that MBA graduate students cheat the most on tests when compared to any other graduate non-business students. That is a pretty scary thought because people with MBA’s tend to enter the business world and some with a dog-eat-dog attitude may stop at nothing to win status and recognition and throw ethics right…Continue
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Driving any vehicle safely is a must. Driving a commercial vehicle safely, however, is without a doubt of the utmost importance. Any driver in the United States who operates a vehicle that weighs over 26,0001 pounds, transports hazardous materials or transports more than 16 passengers is required by law to hold a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Some of the vehicles that fall into this category are buses, tow trucks and tractor trailers (otherwise known as semis). Because…Continue
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January 30 2013, Iselin NJ – Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces that its industrial and medical products have been delivered to Haiti in support of its community rebuilding efforts. Working with Child in Hand, an organization committed to…Continue
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ISQEM are now starting to add free OHS downloads to its website. We will be adding new documents including procedures, forms, PowerPoint presentations and other items on a weekly basis. It is our attention to make an internationalsuite of OHS documentation which can be adapted and used around the world in different countries.
If you would like to submit a free download…Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on January 26, 2013 at 8:09am — No Comments
Work places contain many hazards and it is essential that all employees and subcontractors maintain the highest possible state of alertness. Most companies have policies and practices to ensure workers are fit for duty. The use of drugs and alcohol will adversely affect the ability of a person to work in a safe manner; it decreases competency to a level that is unacceptable. Having alcohol or drugs in one's system or consuming these while at work is breaking the rules set out by most…Continue
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Many customers contact us with questions about tactility. They want to know the definition of tactility and why it’s so important in work…Continue
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Bill Bennett of Ansell Protective Products sat down with EHS Today to discuss how managing cost-to-wear can trim PPE expenses.
How much does it cost?
These are familiar words as companies drill down through expenses in a continuing quest to improve the
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Lara Proctor, Director of Customer Marketing—Industrial for North America at Ansell Protective Products Inc, discusses how the needs of next-generation workers vary by age and also by personal preferences with Occupational Health & Safety.Continue
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Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces that it has delivered thousands of products to community organizations in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy. The Ansell medical and industrial business units have made donations to aid relief and recovery efforts in New York and New Jersey.
“As a global company with operational headquarters in New Jersey, we wanted to take the opportunity to assist communities affected by this natural disaster,” said Robert…Continue
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Most employees don't like to or forget to complete forklift inspection so having an easy to use forklift checklist template is important. Using examples to develop your specific form can be an easy way to develop a quality form. Below are some examples:
Forklift Safety Checklist By Lukman Nulhakiem As one of the lifting equipment in plant site, forklift should receive adequate attention especially about its safety.…Continue
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Do you know an individual, company, or organization that has excelled or made outstanding accomplishments in the Safety, Quality or Environmental Fields? …Continue
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From construction workers to factory employees and surveyors, many people come into contact with potentially harmful and hazardous materials and chemicals in their day to day role. Employers should always ensure that they have adequate health and safety procedures in place to protect employees from industrial diseases like asbestosis but unfortunately, risks are sometimes overlooked, and staff end up feeling the impact of their career decades into the future.
I recently read an…Continue
Added by John Carr on December 19, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Want to know if the gloves you supply workers provide them enough dexterity to do their jobs? Take a walk through the plant. Workers with gloves that provide sufficient dexterity are likely wearing them and performing a variety of tasks—they’re productive and compliant.
Individuals with hand protection that lacks dexterity have probably removed their gloves, preferring to work barehanded. These workers are not only non-compliant, but they expose…
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Every label printer supplier will tell you that their product is the best, and of course they'll say it is better than all of the competitors. So how can you tell which label printer is actually the best?
Start with the warranty. Look for the duration of the warranty. The longer the warranty, the more confidence the manufacturer has in their product. What does the warranty cover? Are some parts or components excluded? The more the warranty…Continue
Added by Steve Hudgik on December 18, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Having code compliant pipe markers is critical for safety and for avoiding OSHA citations. Whether you are a maintenance manager, building owner, safety supervisor or facility manager, ensuring that pipes, valves and flanges are properly marked with code compliant pipe markers is a necessity. You'll have both improved safety and increased productivity.
In general, the…Continue
Added by Steve Hudgik on December 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
ISQEM would like to wish everyone a merry christmas and a happy new year. We hope you all have a safe time with your families and we look forward to meeting up withISQEMmembers in 2013…Continue
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