Wrap-up for the Roadmap to a Best-in-Class Safety Strategy Webinar

Safety Management, Health and Safety Compliance, Health and Safety Program Management

Kevin Prouty, Senior Vice President, Research , Aberdeen Group

On October 16, 2014, Aberdeen Group hosted a webinar that was sponsored by Remedy Interactive. The topic was how to build a roadmap for your safety management strategy. The speakers were myself, Ken Colonna, Director of Safety & Health of a leading international family entertainment and media enterprise, and Ben Archibald, CTO of Remedy Interactive. It was a great discussion and, while there were some broad discussions about safety culture and how companies can build a Best-in-Class culture, the discussion ended up focusing on analytics in a Safety Management System (SMS).

Why Oil & Gas Companies Need to Combine Safety and Operational Excellence

Safety Management, Health and Safety Compliance, Health and Safety Program Management

The Oil & Gas industry is booming. With recent advances in technology, supplies of new sources of energy (shale gas, oil from shale, tight sands and the deepwater, natural-gas liquids, etc.) are being discovered everywhere, particularly in the US. Oil & Gas companies are scrambling to construct additional derricks, platforms, and rigs to take advantage of these new resources, while at the same time squeezing as much productivity out of existing assets as possible. However, as companies push to expand their operations and capacity they run the risk of overlooking their most important charge, the safety of their workforce.

Webinar: 3 Key Steps To a Best-In-Class Safety Strategy

Safety Management, Presentation, Resources, Health and Safety Compliance

The Roadmap to a Best-in-Class Safety Strategy

Federal Agency Wants Workplace Safety Procedures for Temporary Staff

Workplace Productivity, Health and Safety Compliance

Having a temporary or contract worker on site may just be a short-term solution for some companies, but a federal agency is stepping up its efforts to ensure that workplace safety procedures are outlined to every employee, regardless of who pays their salary.

Hotel violations can be identified and addressed with a job hazard analysis

Health and Safety Compliance

Hotel employees can face many hazardous conditions, and if proper safety equipment is not readily available, serious injuries or even fatalities might occur.

Using Systems to Develop a Culture of Safety in Workplaces

Health and Safety Compliance

How employees interact with one another could play a role in workplace safety, as evidenced by recent data.

The value of an investment in workplace safety

Health and Safety Compliance

While companies rarely consider workplace safety to receive national or local recognition, these businesses may stand out for excellence in occupational health and safety regulations. Offices can follow the example set by some of these companies, examining employee injury prevention guidelines and finding ways to keep workplace absenteeism rates low.

How to develop easy-to-understand workplace safety procedures

Health and Safety Compliance

Workplace safety might seem challenging to understand for some workers, so it's important for managers to develop clear, concise directions to protect their employees. When staff members recognize how to effectively avoid various on-the-job dangers, they could reduce the risk of injuries, which may lead to a rise in workplace productivity.

How to successfully comply with workplace safety rules

Health and Safety Compliance

In order for workplace safety regulations to be valuable, office personnel, managers and workers must recognize their importance.  Failing to do so could prove hazardous to staff members, as they might be exposed to a variety of occupational health and safety dangers.

Is it important to ensure employees take all their scheduled breaks every day?

Health and Safety Compliance

Staff members might fall behind on an assignment, which could cause employees to devote extra time to work. As a result, these workers may miss scheduled breaks, and this can be detrimental to both personnel and their companies.