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OSHA changes recordkeeping rule, hopes to save lives

32-year-old Luis Rey Rivera Pavia died last year, because his employer willfully ignored safety regulations. He was working as a machine helper for Wire Mesh Sales, LLC… 623 more words

Wrongful Death

Motivations for safe work

Are you familiar with the Pavlov research about the behaviour of salivating dogs?    If not, this is the study where it was noticed that over time, dogs started to salivate when someone opened the door to bring in food.   1,141 more words

Your Safety Mentor

What is Loss Control?

I had a surprising discussion the other day with the COO of a fairly large grocery company about risk, safety, and insurance issues. His company has sizable exposures in the areas of property, liability, and workers’ compensation, and he has policies with several insurance carriers totaling over 7 figures in premiums. 476 more words

Risk Management

Preventing Hearing Loss on the Job

It is common knowledge that construction workers are at a high risk for hearing loss. After all, every day they work with loud equipment such as jackhammers and large machinery. 352 more words

ProActive Safety Services

5 life hacks to make your workplace instantly safer

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a life hack is defined as: A strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one’s time and daily activities in a more efficient way… 766 more words

Health & Safety

Companies Behaving Badly - Trips, Falls and Amputations, Oh My!

The Green Brick Road of Safety is a long winding road that has been well traveled over the years by many people in search of the elusive… 2,161 more words

Warehousing

Workplace Safety and related issues

How many young workers are injured each year?

Workplace injuries is a sad fact of life. Every year many employees are injured at their workplace and some are not lucky enough to survive the injury. 1,599 more words

Wsib Claims