Transitioning from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001 (Part 1)

It takes a high level of excellence and maintenance in the form of planning, research, workforce involvement and management commitment to continually improve the process from all levels of the organization. If there is no employee involvement and commitment from management at the very top, success is only superficial.

Safety Education, Safety Training, and Safety Competence: What’s the difference?

The terms “safety education” and “safety training” are used interchangeably throughout many businesses and often have virtually the same meanings. However, there are key differences between them that may change how you use these terms in your workplace safety management program. Plus, being able to provide evidence of education, training, and competence could make all [...]

Near Miss vs. Behavior-Based Safety

Safety is critical for every business and there are many approaches to improving safety standards. One debate revolves around Near-Miss reporting versus Behavior-Based safety. To demonstrate these approaches, let’s consider the following scenario. Bob is sipping coffee as he walks toward the back of the warehouse. His phone buzzes with a message from his wife [...]

Key Performance Measures for Safety

KPIs are not always perfect instruments of analysis and periodically require a review for effectiveness. When choosing a new safety KPI, or when reviewing the one(s) you have, keep in mind the most important aspect of a strong KPI: communication. An effective KPI is relevant to the audience and incites action.

Goal Zero: The Vision of the Accident Free Workplace

Earlier this month, the top  contractors gathered at an industry summit  to exchange ideas and best practices for improving safety performance. One of the key concepts to emerge was presented by our client and Michael Gautreaux (founder of Safework Solutions). They discussed the benefits of technology for improving safety performance to achieve Goal Zero.

2019 Louisiana Safety & Health Conference

Safework Solutions, LLC invites you to the 2019 Louisiana Safety & Health Conference on 9/30 & 10/1. Our team will be exhibiting the latest software solutions to a safer work place. Get up to date on best practices. Learn from the industry’s thought leaders. Experience informative learning sessions . . .

Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference & Exposition

Sunday, June 9 thru Wednesday, June 12 Ernest N. Morial Convention Center New Orleans Safework Solutions, LLC invites you to the Safety 2019 Exposition in June. Our team will be exhibiting the latest software solutions to a safer work place. The conference experience, safety and health products, services and technology, combined with the mystique of [...]