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How to Set Up a Safety Committee Program – WSI Employer Safety Incentive Plan

The North Dakota Workplace Safety and Insurance agency states that eliminating injuries in the workplace “…depends on the employer’s commitment, involvement and support. Our (WSI) goal is to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and skills that you need to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses and become self-sufficient so you (the employer) can create and […]

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25 Signs You Have An Awesome Workplace Safety Culture

According to OSHA, “Safety cultures consist of shared beliefs, practices, and attitudes that exist at an establishment. Culture is the atmosphere created by those beliefs, attitudes, etc., which shape our behavior.” By definition, workplace safety culture is difficult to measure. How do you measure values, attitudes, and beliefs? Following are 25 ways to tell whether or not […]

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A Safe Workplace is Sound Business

OSHA has recently updated its Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs – first released 30 years ago – to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues. The new Recommended Practices have been well received by a wide variety of stakeholders and are designed to be used in a wide variety […]

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When Should Hearing Protection Be Required?

Hearing protection is an important part of industrial safety. Our workplace safety consultants have a number of helpful tips to determine the best ways to implement good hearing protection practices. Hearing protection should be required when: Employees are exposed to workplace noise during an 8-hour work shift, in which the noise averages 85 dBA (50% […]