Best Practices


The difference between accidents and incidents matters for your safety program The difference between accidents and incidents matters for your safety program The difference between accidents and incidents matters for your safety program The difference between accidents and incidents matters for your safety program


The terms are often used interchangeably, but accidents and incidents are not the same thing. Understanding the difference matters for your...

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Dust in manufacturing can be toxic or combustible, especially when it accumulates. Find out how to control the spread of dust in your...

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Forklift hand signals can prevent the most common causes of fatal forklift accidents. Find out what they are and who should use them.

A Christmas Story: Why a Toolbox Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks A Christmas Story: Why a Toolbox Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks A Christmas Story: Why a Toolbox Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks A Christmas Story: Why a Toolbox Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks


Toolbox talks provide timely opportunities for team training, to promote team safety responsibilities and to emphasize key safety messages.

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What can we do to tune into workplace hazards before they become a problem? Becoming aware of these two major challenges is a good start....

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Machine guards are a simple and effective way of preventing severe injury. Find out what you need to look for when selecting yours.

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Using mobile technology can greatly enhance a safety professional's job. Find out why.

How to Build a Sustainable Safety Culture How to Build a Sustainable Safety Culture How to Build a Sustainable Safety Culture How to Build a Sustainable Safety Culture


Every company promotes safety, but how can you do more? Learn about building a sustainable safety culture.

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Oil and gas workers face many dangers, especially when working at height. Find out how to reduce the risks.

Detecting, Sampling, and Measuring Silica on Your Job Site Detecting, Sampling, and Measuring Silica on Your Job Site Detecting, Sampling, and Measuring Silica on Your Job Site Detecting, Sampling, and Measuring Silica on Your Job Site


What silica control measures does your workplace needs? Depends on your silica levels. Learn more about measuring your levels here.

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Cold-related injuries are entirely preventable. Find out how to dress for outdoor winter work.

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Confined spaces open the door to a host of associated hazards. Learn what a confined space is, and how to stay safe when working in one.

How to Ensure Outdoor Worker Visibility How to Ensure Outdoor Worker Visibility How to Ensure Outdoor Worker Visibility How to Ensure Outdoor Worker Visibility


The right high-visibility safety apparel can save workers from injury or death. Find out what gear you need to keep workers in sight and...

A well-planned training program can strengthen safety culture and improve safety buy-in A well-planned training program can strengthen safety culture and improve safety buy-in A well-planned training program can strengthen safety culture and improve safety buy-in A well-planned training program can strengthen safety culture and improve safety buy-in


Your training program is a unique opportunity to shape employee attitudes and behaviors. These six steps will help you get the most out of...

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This quiz is designed to test your knowledge about loading dock safety and help you to learn the basics of maintaining a safe loading dock.

Your safety program should include regular safety meetings Your safety program should include regular safety meetings Your safety program should include regular safety meetings Your safety program should include regular safety meetings


Meetings are part of your safety program, but how often do you hold them? Learn about the benefits of holding regular meetings.

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There is a world of options when it comes to hi-vis safety gear, so how do you choose the right one? Here, we cover some of the things you...

Benefits of qualifying contractors Benefits of qualifying contractors Benefits of qualifying contractors Benefits of qualifying contractors


If you're not qualifying your contractors, you're missing out on some great benefits. Find out what they are.

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Contractor prequalification gets a lot of attention, and rightly so. But don't neglect the other steps of the qualification process.