I will be chairing The OHS Leaders Summit, which is Australia's leading event aimed specifically at senior safety professionals. The summit will be attended by key decision makers and safety leaders of Australia's largest organizations. If anyone is attending I would be great to take the opportunity to meet up.
Deatial on the summit can be found at; http://www.ohsleaders.com.au/
The event will run from the 19 -21st…Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on February 9, 2013 at 4:40am — No Comments
Do you know an individual, company, or organization that has excelled or made outstanding accomplishments in the Safety, Quality or Environmental Fields? …Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on December 30, 2012 at 8:55pm — No Comments
As we celebrate National Safe Work Australia Week 2012 (October 21st to 28th), it's worth pausing to consider whether our practices for working safer are actually seeing more workers coming home safely to their loved ones today, than 10 years ago.
It appears we all have a lot of work to do to catch up to our Nordic cousins.…Continue
Added by Blake Pelling on October 21, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments
ISQEM are pleased to announce the ISQEM Safety Conference USA in June 2013…Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on October 18, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments
ISQEM are looking at running Safety Leadership Workshops in the USA in 2013. We would like to invite training and conference organisations who would like to work with ISQEM in particulare to help organise and jointly run the Workshops. If you would like to be considered please email: firstname.lastname@example.org This is a great opportunity for people to generate a major income stream for their…Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on August 29, 2012 at 10:43pm — No Comments
Safety leadership has been often been quoted as driven by top management, however this is only the tip of the iceberg. If safety is to be believed as a top priority all levels of a workforce have to accept they play a part of safety leadership. If they do not, the process of safety will only have a limited application and acceptance.
ISQEM have been conducting extensive research on what constructive leadership skills are being used by both organisations and individuals. One of the…Continue
Added by Wayne Harris on August 29, 2012 at 10:40pm — No Comments
Hello fellow safety folks,
I need some help. I have had my own mom and pop safety and consulting company for 20 years. I need help getting access to NAVFAC training materials they developed to teach contractors about compliance with U S Army Corp of Engineers EM 385-1-1. I have written or rewritten over 63 different courses to meet OSHA, DOT, EPA, USCG and DOD requirements, largely for defense contractors. I am now working to develop my own 16/40 hour EM 385-1-1 course to help…Continue
Added by Douglas Waide on August 16, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments
It doesn’t matter what you are watching or reading these days it is obvious that there is an obesity problem in the US. Open a magazine and you will find weight loss clinics, miracle pills and everything else under the sun to help. However, the true is, I never really paid much attention to it or wellness programs. I guess I thought that was an HR…Continue
Added by Joe Tavenner on August 13, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Memorial Day weekend is here. You've got the day off work, you're having a few friends over, a few beers and, of course, you're grilling.
According to the NFPA, 5 out of 6 fires that involve grills were gas grills. Gas grills cause almost 7,000 house fires each year. Charcoal or other solid-fueled grills cause about 1,100 house fires each year.
Here's a break down of how the fires got started:…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on May 25, 2012 at 9:26am — No Comments
*** Traffic Safety Alert Bulletin ***
The May 2012 Click It or Ticket Mobilization will play a critical role in the effort to keep people safe on our nations roads and highways. From May 21 June 3, 2012 law enforcement agencies nationwide will conduct Click It or Ticket campaigns that incorporate zero-tolerance enforcement of safety belt laws with paid advertising and the support of government agencies, local coalitions and school officials to…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on May 22, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Parking Lot Safety Tips
One of the most likely places to be involved in a fender bender is in a parking lot! We have traffic congestion in certain areas of our parking lots. Please increase your awareness and SLOW DOWN!
People seem to suspend their good judgment when looking for a parking space, driving through a parking lot…
Added by Safetyguy08 on May 21, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments
May is National Bike Month
Spring and Summer fun has begun. Kids are soon out of school on the streets, gas prices are at record…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on May 15, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments
May is National Electrical Safety Month
Electrical wiring improper installation, or damaged or deteriorated wiring and cords sparks an estimated 53,000 home fires each year. These fires cause more than 500 deaths, 1,400 injuries, and $1.4 billion in property damage and loss each year. Additionally, emergency rooms treat almost 2,500 children each year for injuries triggered by sticking objects into electrical…
Added by Safetyguy08 on May 14, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments
An unsafe deck, generally looks no different from one that is which is why it is imperative to check it. Most problems are not readily seen and a checklist of items to look for is usually necessary.
Fortunately, Fine Homebuilding provides just such a list.
The interactive list is provided in the form of an image of a deck with 8 items that you mouse over to reveal a pop-up box detailing how to check for…
Added by Safetyguy08 on May 11, 2012 at 9:32am — No Comments
A number of states, including New Mexico, Oregon and Washington are reporting an alarming number of whooping cough cases. In the case of Washington there are a reported 1,100 reported cases which is ten times the number of cases from a year ago. Health officials are urging adults and teens,…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on May 9, 2012 at 9:42am — No Comments
ASSE urges everyone to get involved in NAOSH Week in an effort to better educate the public about the…Continue
From the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association website:
The Construction Health and Safety Manual is our most comprehensive health and safety guide. It's a must-have for every construction worker and helps you recognize and protect yourself against health and safety hazards.
Two versions of the manual…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on May 2, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments
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Go Orange for Work Zone Safety kicks off April 23. There isnt one just one way to Go Orange for Work Zone Safety.…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 26, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments
Be Healthy and Safe in the Garden
Stay safe and healthy while enjoying the benefits of gardening.
Whether you are a beginner or expert, health and safety are important as you head out to your garden, vegetable plot, or lawn. Gardening can be a great way to get physical activity, beautify the community, and go green. However, it is important to protect yourself and take precautions as you work and play in the sun and around insects, lawn and…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on April 24, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments