How to Select a Qualified Safety Trainer for Your Facility

The role of a safety trainer in an organization is an important one, and it can sometimes be a difficult role to fill. A safety trainer needs a thorough understanding of best safety practices and the ability to teach and train effectively. Understanding the skills required for a safety trainer to be effective can help companies find or train the safety trainers they need.
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Advantages of Portable Base Swing Arms

One of the fundamentals in fall protection is keeping the worker safe and mobile while they are performing their normal job duties. However, fall protection has many variables and can be much more complicated than anticipated. Learn about the advantages of Portable Base Swing Arms in this blog post.
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Improving Safety Committee Effectiveness

An effective safety committee is an important part of developing and maintaining a successful safety program. Unfortunately, companies sometimes have disorganized or unfocused safety committees, which can lead to poor safety results. So what can safety professionals do to fix an ineffective committee?
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ANSI World Standards Week

The American National Standards Institute’s annual World Standards Week will be held October 15-19, 2018 in Washington, DC. World Standards Week is an event that brings together leaders in the standards development community from around the world. Industry leaders, technical experts, government agencies, consumer advocates, and standards developing organizations come together to promote global standardization and international cooperation.
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New World Safety Standard: ISO 45001

Many U.S. companies may not be required to adopt ISO 45001, but it can still help safety professionals stay up-to-date on the best practices to develop effective quality safety programs. Here's a look at a few of the concepts safety professionals can learn about in the new world standard.
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The Cost of a Poor Safety Program

The Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index helps employers identify the highest risks for injury in the workplace and develop the most effective safety programs to reduce workplace injuries and illness. So what are the highest workplace risks, and what can employers do to reduce those risks?
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Common Fall Protection Equipment Misuses and How to Address Them

It’s always important to provide fall protection for people working at height. OSHA requires fall protection any time someone is working four feet above the ground or higher for general industry or six feet or higher for construction. But it’s not enough just to have fall protection equipment: that equipment must be used correctly, and employees should be trained and know how to avoid common fall protection misuses.
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