Striking a Safe Note in a Lightning Storm | Achieving Hazard Reduction--Call to Action!

Striking a Safe Note in a Lightning Storm

If you get caught in a lightning storm, you’re safe if you stand where it has struck before, right? Wrong. This is just one of many myths that surround this powerful, dangerous weather condition. It is important for achieving hazard reduction that anyone who works outside should know what to do if lightning strikes. Since ancient times, people have tried to explain this awesome display of weather might and come up with ways to stay safe around … [Read More...]

Striking a Safe Note in a Lightning Storm | Achieving Hazard Reduction--Call to Action!

Striking a Safe Note in a Lightning Storm

If you get caught in a lightning storm, you’re safe if you stand where it has struck before, right? Wrong. This is just one of many myths that surround this powerful, dangerous weather condition. It is important for achieving hazard reduction that anyone who works outside should know what to do if lightning strikes. Since ancient times, people have tried to explain this awesome display of weather might and come up with ways to stay safe around … [Read More...]

Safety Culture Solutions for "Sitters"--Call to Action!

Safety Culture Solutions for “Sitters”

Studies over the last year have shown that workers who sit more than four hours a day are at significant risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer. Those who sit six or more hours have a much greater chance of getting Type II diabetes. The dangers are especially worrisome for office employees. Thankfully, developing safety culture solutions for the problem of extended sitting is relatively easy. Though the Kansas State study followed … [Read More...]

The Sound of Safety Means Improving Safety Behaviors--Call to Action!

The Sound of Safety

If you regularly work around loud noises, your organization likely has policies for improving safety behaviors by using earplugs and other protective gear. But if you then drive home with the car stereo blasting away, protective behavior just at work won’t end up doing you much good. The cumulative effect of loud music, loud machinery and all types of loud noises is hearing loss, often long before you hit your senior years. You can prevent most … [Read More...]

Winter Weather Woes and Your Safety Management Course--Call to Action!

Winter Weather Woes

Anyone who works outside in winter needs to take precautions from the dangers of freezing temperatures. Numerous occupations are affected, beyond the obvious ones like construction, logging and snow cleanup. Mail deliverers, inspectors of homes and office buildings, utility workers, package delivery people, surveyors, exterminators and garbage collectors are just a few who need to be aware of the harmful effects of low temperatures. Cold stress, … [Read More...]

Improving Retail Safety with Toolbox Meeting Effectiveness Training--Call to Action!

Retail Safety

Working retail has some obvious hazards. There is the stress in pulling out two dozen shoes trying to find a style that suits a nervous girl going to her first prom. Or trying to calm a 40-something, overweight executive who insists that all the trousers are marked two sizes smaller than they should be. Physical dangers also lurk when you work in a retail environment. Taking a health and safety course to learn proper lifting technique, handling … [Read More...]

Cooking Up a (Fire)storm,: Avoiding Trouble with a Health and Safety Plan--Call to Action!

Cooking Up a (Fire)storm

Even more useful than knowing just the right sauce or the perfect way to sauté vegetables is developing some common sense around cooking. This means learning how to prevent stovetop and oven fires. Of all the causes for home fires and injuries in the home, cooking is the number one culprit. Everyone needs to eat, and restaurants are expensive. Most adults can make a basic meal using standard kitchen appliances. For many people cooking is a … [Read More...]

Press Release: safetyBUILT-IN to Lead FC2C Session at Malaysia Training Event

Press Release: safetyBUILT-IN to Lead FC2C Session at Malaysia Training Event

"The head of one of the nation’s leading safety-leadership development companies has accepted an invitation to one of Asia’s top training events" (Sept. 17, 2014, Denver, Colo.) --- Representatives with safetyBUILT-IN announced today that its Principal, Eric Svendsen, Ph.D. has accepted an invitation to facilitate at the Opus Kinetic event, Dec. 1-2 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “We’re very excited to bring the ‘From Compliance to Culture’ … [Read More...]

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The Energy/Attitude Dynamic in Safety Culture Development | Call to Action!

The Energy/Attitude Dynamic in Safety Culture Development

"No one wants to work in an unsafe environment, right? Everyone wants to go home the same way they came in to work. So why is it so hard to get people to get … [Read More...]

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Striking a Safe Note in a Lightning Storm | Achieving Hazard Reduction--Call to Action!

Striking a Safe Note in a Lightning Storm

If you get caught in a lightning storm, you’re safe if you stand where it has struck before, right? Wrong. This is just one of many myths that surround this powerful, dangerous weather condition. It is … [Read More...]

Safety Culture Solutions for "Sitters"--Call to Action!

Safety Culture Solutions for “Sitters”

Studies over the last year have shown that workers who sit more than four hours a day are at significant risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer. Those who sit six or more hours have a much greater … [Read More...]

The Sound of Safety Means Improving Safety Behaviors--Call to Action!

The Sound of Safety

If you regularly work around loud noises, your organization likely has policies for improving safety behaviors by using earplugs and other protective gear. But if you then drive home with the car stereo … [Read More...]

Eight Tips for Driving with the Sun in Your Eyes and Achieving Hazard Reduction--Call to Action!

Eight Tips for Driving with the Sun in Your Eyes

Sunlight can cause major problems seeing when you drive at any time of year, not just in summer. The period just after the sun rises and just before it sets are dangerous times for drivers, whether the days are … [Read More...]

Winter Weather Woes and Your Safety Management Course--Call to Action!

Winter Weather Woes

Anyone who works outside in winter needs to take precautions from the dangers of freezing temperatures. Numerous occupations are affected, beyond the obvious ones like construction, logging and snow cleanup. … [Read More...]

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