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27.10.20What is Warehouse Safety?
Does this sound like something you might have done at some stage in your working life? You are at your place of work; you slip over and hurt your knee. Feeling embarrassed, you scan the area to see if anyone was watching. Your knee is badly bruised, but you don’t report your fall. The surface […]Learn more
07.09.20Common Injuries You Can Prevent with Proper Ergonomics
What is proper ergonomics and what are the best implementation strategies for preventing common injuries? Ergonomics is the study of a human’s interaction with their environment. Employers are responsible for providing a safe workplace for their workers. The number of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) resulting from biomechanical exertion and their associated costs can be substantially reduced […]Learn more
31.08.20Habits of an Effective Safety Manager
What determines an effective safety manager? The intangibles hidden in the company culture and that which motivates us… An easy way to determine the credibility of an organization is to simply look at how they value safety. It is not hard to pick if a company is authentic and worthy of its service to you […]Learn more
24.08.20Musculoskeletal Disorders: Definition, Causes, Control Methods
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are, as the names suggests, any issues relating to the (musculo) muscular (skeletal) skeleton system of our bodies. There are many different types of muscles in the body but MSDs concern only what are called the skeletal or voluntary muscles as these are the ones that are connected to the bones. These […]Learn more
17.08.20How can Workplace Injuries be Reduced?
Musculoskeletal injuries at work cost the individual, the organization, and society. Workers in many industries and occupations can be exposed to hazards at work. Hazards leading to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) can arise from risk factors such as pushing and pulling heavy loads, lifting items which are heavy, bending and twisting, working in awkward body postures […]Learn more
10.08.20Safety Moment Example
What is a Safety Moment & Why Have Them? Safety moments are brief safety talks or chat at the beginning of each shift, usually run up to around 5 minutes and can be about anything safety related. They are considered a low-barrier risk reduction strategy to help keep communication open, inhibit complacency and seed the […]Learn more
03.08.20Creating Culture of Safety
The values of a company ultimately underwrite their safety culture. Find the values in your organization to find your safety culture. If a company has values that are first and foremost about trust, compassion, commitment and open honesty, it is likely their safety culture will follow suit. What constitutes a good safety culture? A people-centric […]Learn more