hurricane michael clean
hurricane michael clean
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
October 22nd, 2018

Hurricane Michael Clean up Comes With its own Risks, OSHA Warns

In the wake of Hurricane Michael, which battered the Florida panhandle and moved through Georgia and the Carolinas bringing devastating destruction earlier this month, authorities are warning of increased hazards as the clean up gets going. The hurricane has claimed at least 30 lives, with more missing, and left hundreds of thousands of Americans without …

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high risk work
high risk work
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
October 15th, 2018

What it’s Like to Risk Your Life at Work Every Day

At the start of every shift, Chad Francis drops into a pit between 240 and 365 metres below ground that is held up by a system of scaffolding, bolts, straps and glue. “That’s a lot of cover over the top of you,” says the 39-year-old West Virginian coalminer. “As time goes by, there’s a lot …

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Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
October 10th, 2018

The Future of Risk Management is People-Centered

With the nickname “Risky”, it’s hardly surprising that Paul Chivers has a passion for workplace risk and safety. But his most recent experience as a risk adviser with the reality-TV series I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! was on another level. “We had a cast and crew of 400-plus in the South African jungle, …

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crisis management
crisis management
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By SafetyCulture Team
October 9th, 2018

What the Australian Strawberry Scare Says About Crisis Management

In September, a worst nightmare scenario for any primary producer hit the Australian strawberry industry. Intentional sabotage of the berries with sewing needles caused mayhem. While government and the public threw their weight behind producers, it wasn’t until hundreds of thousands of dollars in produce had already been wasted. It’s now almost a month on …

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Craft Brewery Safety
Craft Brewery Safety
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By SafetyCulture Team
October 5th, 2018

Craft Breweries Team up for Better Safety on Site

In the first half of 2018 independent craft beer production has risen 5 per cent in the US alone. Specialised brewing is a booming industry, as any trip to your local bar can tell you. But these small producers still have to shoulder the responsibility of keeping their staff and customers safe as they work …

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safe work practices
safe work practices
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By SafetyCulture Team
October 4th, 2018

There’s a Scientific Method to Getting Staff to Adopt Safe Work Practices

Encouraging staff to adopt safe workplace practices often comes down to one simple quandary: to dangle a carrot or wield a stick. While this may be an old question, there’s a new a reason we really don’t need to tie ourselves in knots over which method produces results. Behavioural science in occupational health and safety …

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safety moments
safety moments
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By SafetyCulture Team
October 1st, 2018

It Only Takes a Moment to Think About Safety at Work

It’s October, which means it’s also National Safe Work Month, and the message Safe Work Australia is hoping to spread is a simple one. The theme in 2018 is ‘A moment is all it takes’ and it aims to encourage workers to take time to think about safety every day, and share stories and issues. …

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NASA stays safe
NASA stays safe
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By SafetyCulture Team
September 26th, 2018

It IS Rocket Science: How NASA Stays Safe

Seven workers perishing right before the world’s eyes is the worst nightmare of any safety leader—and it was a life-changing event for NASA’s manager of safety programs, Dr Tracy Dillinger. In her role on the board of the Space Shuttle Independent Assessment Team for the launch of the Columbia Space Shuttle, Dillinger recommended to high-ranking …

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remote work
remote work
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
September 25th, 2018

How to Manage Risk in the Remote Work Economy

Flexible workforces, distributed workforces, dispersed workforces, working from home, telecommuting, the gig economy. Call it what you will, the days of the nine-to-five office jobs surrounded by your colleagues are no longer the norm. Economic imperatives, new business models and teams that can be up—or down—scaled, within hours means companies can build empires in new …

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Subcontractors
Subcontractors
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
September 20th, 2018

Subcontractors Take on More Risk at Work. Here’s How to Fix it

New research by Australian academics proves what many subcontractors have assumed for years:  contract workers have a different experience to their permanent counterparts and it could be putting them in danger. Griffith University Safety Science Innovation Lab head, Dr Drew Rae, says that safety is a serious issue for subcontractors. “They lack the social, structural …

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