eBook: The Impact of Training and Safety Programs on Employee Retention

Posted January 03, 2019 in Safety , ebook
Employee retention—making sure you hold on to good employees—is one of the most significant but most easily overlooked ways to make, and keep, your organization profitable. When the replacement cost of a blue collar employee is an average of 20%...
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Infographic: A Tale of Two Injuries

Posted December 18, 2018 in Infographic , Safety , Perception Matters , Early Intervention
It might surprise you to know that the way pain actually works is not widely understood and that the worker’s perception of a threat is what dictates the intensity of their pain experience. 
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Pain Science & Onsite Early Intervention

Posted December 12, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Pain
Recount the last time an employee at your facility had a “sprain” or “strain” incident and off they went to the clinic. They came back after 3 days off, were put on 800mg Ibuprofen and a 10-pound restriction. They were told that if it doesn’t...
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How Can the Same Injury Have Two Very Different Outcomes?

Posted December 10, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Pain
  As a Safety or Risk Manager, have you ever wondered how two separate workers who seemingly have the same injury end up with drastically different outcomes? One is willing to work through it while the other has a surgery and ends up on...
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eBook: Pain at Work: Why the Best Safety Professionals Address Pain Perceptions to Lower Injury Rates

Posted December 04, 2018 in Safety , ebook
New developments in neuroscience and the biology of pain are showing us that tissues inform the brain of threat, not pain. World renowned pain researcher and educator Dr. Adriaan Louw puts it this way: “Pain is 100% produced by the brain based on...
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Which Jobs to Prioritize in a Job Safety Analysis

Posted November 26, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
Here are 6 recommendations to consider when identifying job/tasks for review via a JSA or JHA.
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How JSAs/JHAs Help You Meet Your Responsibilities 
Under OSHA

Posted November 19, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Safety
The Occupational Safety and Health Act lays out a set of clear responsibilities that employers need to meet. Here’s how OSHA summarizes these responsibilities:
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Infographic: Safety First: Stay Ahead of the Curve with Job Safety Analyses

Posted November 14, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Infographic , Safety
Compliance with OSHA rules about workplace safety requires employers to know exactly what potential hazards their hourly workers may be exposed to—at every stage of every task they perform. OSHA requires employers to identify hazards, prevent ...
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Just What Are Job Hazards?

Posted November 12, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Safety
A Job Safety Analysis (JSA) or Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) helps identify workplace hazards before they occur. But what does OSHA consider a workplace hazard, and what kinds of jobs are most hazardous under that definition?
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4 Key Steps of a Job Safety Analysis

Posted November 08, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
A Job Safety Analysis (JSA), also known as a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), is a technique that focuses on job tasks as a way to identify hazards before they occur. It focuses on the relationship between the worker, the task, the tools, and the work...
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