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Behavior Based Safety Programs

Create a Culture of Safety with Behavior Based Safety Programs

Behavior based safety (BBS) programs are designed to guide and influence employee actions toward safer and more desirable outcomes. Ideally, BBS programs prevent injuries and accidents before they happen.BBS programs promote people-focused interventions, such as one-on-one group observations, carefully setting goals, providing mentoring, coaching, and safety-related behavior. to learn more about creating a […]

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Safety Incentives Programs

Try These 7 Inspirational Safety Incentive Program Ideas

For several years, business owners have debated and argued over the best safety incentive program ideas. Should we bribe employees with award and trinkets or is the real intent to recognize safe behaviors? As recently as five years ago, most companies awarded prizes, cash, and various other awards for performance tied to lagging indicators. Lagging […]

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2 Who Is Responsible for Workplace Safety

Who Is Responsible for Workplace Safety? (Hint: It’s Not Obvious)

Safety undoubtedly should be a core value in any organization, especially high-risk or high-pressure environments. Whether you’re the owner of the business or an entry-level employee, you have a role to play in organizational safety.However, each worker’s safety duties will vary based on the role they play in the company. The following information explains who […]

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Construction Industry Risk

What You Need to Know About Construction Industry Risk

According to the Department of Labor, each year 137,000 construction workers suffer serious workplace injuries. Even worse, approximately 800 workers suffer fatal injuries on the job. Although this number is harrowing, the most surprising aspect of these numbers is that most injuries and deaths are completely preventable.It’s imperative for any construction company business owner to […]

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Why Do Accidents Happen in the Workplace and How to Prevent Them

Mark Twain explains the importance of workplace safety with the sentiment, “It’s better to be careful 100 times than to get killed once.”In today’s workforce, 80 out of every 100 accidents are caused by the individual involved in the incident. This statistic may substantiate the notion that a large majority of accidents happen because workers […]

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