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Toolbox Talks: Millennials to the rescue

When it comes to safety, millennials will be better than the rest of us. I’ll explain. Recently, Dr. Magdy Akladios, department chair of Physical and...

Toolbox Talks: Quit wasting time checking boxes

“The boss will be doing safety observations today.” What do you think your workers' immediate reaction is to that statement? Unless you work in a...

The exhaustion epidemic: Mitigating fatigue-related hazards

Blame it on Thomas Edison. His invention of the light bulb some 140 years ago led to a monumental shift in cultural norms, and...

Toolbox Talks: What can Shamu teach us about shaping safety culture?

Recently, I had an enlightening conversation with Dr. Mike Legatt. I’ve known Mike for years as he has a ton of experience in human performance...

Toolbox Talks: Hope is not a safety strategy; nor is whack-a-mole

What is the typical strategy for eliminating errors? Most of the time it’s whack-a-mole: Find out who made the mistake, knock ‘em over the...

Toolbox Talks: How to get workers to choose safety when you aren’t looking

A research professor had a group of undergraduate students who were new to the laboratory and working with animals. To get the students aligned...
OSHA

OSHA paying a visit? Here’s what you need to know.

There are lots of reasons for OSHA to come knocking at your door, but none are particularly pleasant. The financially and manpower-strapped agency typically...
OSHA

OSHA paying a visit? Here’s what you need to know.

There are lots of reasons for OSHA to come knocking at your door, but none are particularly pleasant. The financially and manpower-strapped agency typically...

A Baton Rouge company spots an opportunity for fire-resistant women’s workwear.

In 2010, Jaime Glas was in the midst of a petroleum engineering internship with Chevron in Bakersfield, California, when a pesky workplace challenge planted...

The exhaustion epidemic: Mitigating fatigue-related hazards

Blame it on Thomas Edison. His invention of the light bulb some 140 years ago led to a monumental shift in cultural norms, and...

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