How to make the workplace safer
- It's the culture, stupid. Eckenfelder, Donald J. // Occupational Hazards;Jun97, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p41
Explains how to have long-term success in safety in the workplace. Lessons for the safety professional; Information on suggested values and maturity levels for the working environment; Test to determine value of a company.
- More management, less calculus. LaBar, Gregg // Occupational Hazards;Sep97, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p8
Editorial. Comments on the need for more attention to be paid to international safety and industrial management and accounting in the workplace and less academic programs. Reference to the Occupational Hazards survey; Recommendation for additional courses to be included in the safety...
- Geogia Pitches. // Campaigns & Elections (1996);May97, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p9
Focuses on the arguments of Georgia state labor Commissioner David Poythress' (D) and 1998 gubernatorial candidate in promoting workplace safety that were dominated by cable television companies. Question about Public Service Association (PSA); Labor department's expenditure on advertisement...
- Managing a safer environment. Lally, Richard // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Office Edition;Oct96, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p7
Emphasizes the importance of safety programs in the work place to improve overall performance and results. Developing a shared vision with safety professionals; Awareness and safety programs.
- Safety inspections avert accidents waiting to happen. Hager, Bill D. // South Carolina Business Journal;Jun95, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p11
Focuses on the importance of regular safety inspections in the workplace. Importance of establishing a work place inspection program; Rundown of unsafe acts; Familiarity with regulations of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
- Sensible Security. Cottringer, William // Executive Excellence;Aug2001, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p7
Focuses on preventive measures to ensure the protection of employee and property. Determination of the scope of security precautions needed to protect facility and employees; Elements of a security program; Creation of regular security awareness training.
- Fluid power safety in the workplace. McLaren, R. // Hydraulics & Pneumatics (1996);Dec2001, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p37
Provides several suggestions to prevent hydraulic accidents in the workplace. Need for training of people working on and around hydraulic systems; Importance of investigation of all hydraulics accidents; Steps in the situation of a worker being fatally injured while tightening a leaking...
- Ergonomics: Major health and safety issue. Weiss, W.H. // Supervision;Apr98, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p3
Discusses the necessity of ergonomics in ensuring workplace safety. Stand of the United States government on ergonomics; Types of workplace related injuries; Benefits of ergonomics; Description of ergonomic standards; Reasons for the unpopularity of ergonomics in business and industry; Impact...
- A policy of substance. Javaid, Makbool // People Management;12/10/98, Vol. 4 Issue 24, p20
Focuses on the increase in workplace drug testing in Great Britain. Results of the survey by Alcohol Concern and the Trade Union Congress with regards to accidents in the workplace; Reason behind the zero-tolerance approach to drug use; Options available to employers regarding alcohol...