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By Kate Calderwood
July 21st, 2020

Ride-share operator, Motivate, ensures commuter safety during COVID-19 for LYFT bikes

When COVID-19 hit, the way we do business completely shifted. Many businesses transitioned to completely remote work, while those deemed essential created new processes for health and safety, quickly. In the major US cities most impacted by the outbreak, these new compliance procedures became even more paramount. For example, New York City was hugely impacted. …

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safety professional preventing incidents instead of preparing for them
safety professional preventing incidents instead of preparing for them
Category: Industry Trends
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By Shine Colcol
March 16th, 2020

Are safety professionals preparing for incidents to happen instead of preventing them?

87 percent of safety professionals say they’re proactive about safety despite having failure-focused key performance indicators. According to our global safety industry survey, success as safety professionals is primarily measured by lagging indicators, or the occurrence and frequency of events that happened in the past, such as: Number of Reported Accidents & Incidents (76 percent) …

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workplace safety tips from expert in the industry
workplace safety tips from expert in the industry
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By Shine Colcol
December 9th, 2019

Workplace Safety Tips for Organizations, from Industry Experts

Workplace safety tips—you’ve heard tons by now, and they’ve probably told you what you know or what you’re already doing. Although this topic has been discussed many times before, workplace safety shouldn’t be taken lightly—especially by people in leadership. We interviewed experts across various industries and summarized their advice into 5 workplace safety tips: Never …

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By Natalie Allan
August 15th, 2019

Partners in trade

How do your business reports and notes come in? If you don’t bat an eye at notes scribbled on gyprock, and are used to loose scraps of paper and overflowing filing cabinets, perhaps you belong to the unsung heroes of the trade profession – the partners at the desk, tasked with “everything else”. Bookkeeping, scheduling, …

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don't sweat safety
don't sweat safety
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 25th, 2019

Don’t Sweat Safety: News You Might Have Missed This Week

There’s a lot going on in the world, and it can be hard to stay on top of everything. So, here’s five things you need to know that you might have missed this week. 1. Warning for Truck Drivers as Australia Swelters Australia’s January heat wave has had the country sweltering for much of the …

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Amazon Safety Wearable
Amazon Safety Wearable
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 22nd, 2019

Amazon Safety Wearable for Harmonious Human-Robot Workplace Relations

A vest to help keep workers safe. That calls to mind a bright orange life vest, but in 2019, what it really is is a way for robot workers at Amazon warehouses to be aware of, and avoid, human workers that they could potentially injure. And it’s more of a utility belt than a vest. …

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safety compromises
safety compromises
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 18th, 2019

Safety Compromises: News You Might Have Missed This Week

There’s a lot going on in the world, and it can be hard to stay on top of everything. So, here’s five things you need to know that you might have missed this week. 1. Australia and India Sign Mining Safety Agreement India and and the Australian state of Queensland have signed an agreement aimed …

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shutdown affecting safety
shutdown affecting safety
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 15th, 2019

How the Shutdown is Affecting Safety Across America

The US Government shutdown is now the longest in history, and with every passing day there are more pressures on frontline workers and  systems that are going unpaid and unfunded. Last Friday marked the first pay day to come and go without checks sent out, and there are reports that in some places workers expected …

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safety shutdown
safety shutdown
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 11th, 2019

Safety Shutdown: News You Might Have Missed This Week

There’s a lot going on in the world, and it can be hard to stay on top of everything. So, here’s five things you need to know that you might have missed this week. 1. Food Safety Inspections Casualty of US Govt Shutdown There’s a lot of US government work not happening right now, as …

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firefighters can teach
firefighters can teach
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 7th, 2019

What Firefighters Can Teach Us About Risk and Safety in the Workplace

There are few jobs more dangerous than being a firefighter. The elements are unpredictable, and the work is unforgiving. One change of the wind, one mistake, and you could be fighting for your life. Firefighters don’t just risk their own lives on the regular, they’re also responsible for the safety of their team and the …

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