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Tag: safety culture

Your Guide to Scaffolding Safety: The Do’s & Don’ts!

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Scaffolding Safety Scaffolding is a common task in construction, and it is a dangerous task if done improperly. In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 61 fatalities that were associated with scaffolding. All fatalities relating to scaffolding are preventable and OSHA has very specific scaffolding standards in place that […]

How To Spot A Bad Safety Culture

How To Spot A Bad Safety Culture

Is a bad safety culture bringing your organization down and leading to increased accidents? Here’s how to tell if your company has a bad safety culture, and what you can do to fix it. Here are 7 indicators that your organizations safety culture is dysfunctional: 1. Safety doesn’t start at the top.  People emulate what […]

Top 10 Ways To Build A Great Safety Culture

Top 10 Ways To Build Safety Culture In Your Company
Do you want your organization to experience lower absenteeism, a happier workforce, and lower staff turnover? The first step to reaching these goals is to develop a thriving safety culture in your company that makes your employees feel safe and valued. But what if you already have a safety plan? Here's how to reinforce your [...]

Frequent Toolbox Talks Can Help Build A Safety Culture

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Toolbox talks are a great way to get together with your team and discuss safety. A toolbox talk is a meeting designed to discuss a specific job or workplace related topic. These meetings are held to refresh minds for an upcoming event, job or workplace related issue. These talks should aim to refresh, motivate and […]