Category: Occupational Safety & Health

Unpreventable Misconduct in the Workplace: Are you equipped to defend your organization from OSHA enforcement action?

When enforcement actions are taken by OSHA, employers may defend themselves by claiming unpreventable employee misconduct and unpreventable supervisor misconduct. In order to succeed in an affirmative defense, the defendant must prove that their safety and disciplinary action programs sufficiently prevent the hazard. As simple as this sounds, employers often face a long, arduous road [...]

AHA Updates Guidelines in 2019 (Part 2): New first aid measures & CPR assistance

No need to lose sleep over the 2019 AHA guideline changes, which can’t compare to the 2015 phase out of the long-taught resuscitation method, ‘A-B-C’, and adoption of ‘C-A-B’. 2019 revisions aren’t going to rock the boat in the same way. Instead, they recommend first aid interventions not previously taught in certification courses. Also, emergency dispatcher instruction and guidance to 9-1-1 callers is outlined, with the intent of improving CPR quality and effectiveness.

AHA Updates Guidelines in 2019 (Part 1): Who needs to know

If you’re a health and safety ‘pro’ in charge of workplace first aid programs or first responder teams, you’ll find all you need to know about the changes that were made to the AHA guidelines in 2019 in this 3-part series. First thing’s first: Which guidelines were updated? Which ones matter to health & safety professionals in industry? And what’s OSHA got to say about it?

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Video Summarizes the Value to Your Company of Integrating the Safework SuiteTM of Safety Management Tools

Safework Solutions has released a new video to summarize how their suite of safety management software tools supports a healthy safety culture, and increases the level of employee engagement, saving your company time and money, and streamlining the process of making your workplace a safer place to work.   Signup for our monthly newsletter to […]

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