10 Commandments For Continuous Growth

10 Commandments To Continuous Improvement

5 min read Sustaining a path of continuous improvement and growth can be the ultimate challenge for any organization. Whether you’re a Lean organization or not, continuous growth is something that all should strive for. However, it’s easier said than done. Which is why we at Creative Safety Publishing have come up with our own 10 Commandments For Continuous Growth to help organizations in their pursuit of continuous growth and improvement. The commandments are a reminder that continuous …

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October Is National Work And Family Month

Work-Family policies in America

3 min read National Work And Family Month The American work culture has changed significantly over the last 50 plus years. For starters, and maybe most significant, it’s no longer a male dominated work force. In fact, women make up about half of the total labor force in the U.S. Furthermore, close to one-half of American households have both adults working full-time jobs to make ends meet. Also, the recent recession has sparked more and more adults to …

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Ten Funny Safety Videos

2 min read Occupational safety is an extremely serious topic to cover and train. There’s no short-cutting when it comes to safety at work or at home for that matter. Unfortunately, training classes and videos can also be extremely boring and dry when presented to employees. However, there is a growing number of videos circulating around the web that offer anything but a boring approach to safety. Now while there’s nothing funny about safety, there’s always something funny …

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Coin Lithium Battery Safety Information

Coin lithium battery

3 min read Lets be honest, there are threats that surround our children anywhere and everywhere, at anytime. Unless you wrap your children in bubble wrap before you leave for work everyday, they’re at risk of something. However, some risks are more serious than others and just the awareness alone is sometimes all it takes to protect your little ones from danger. Take a coin lithium battery for example (also known as button batteries). A Close Call It …

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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

3 min read Here Comes September The month of September brings a handful of changes to our busy lives. It’s usually the time of year where we ask ourselves what happened to summer and have to quickly adjust to the new season that awaits us. As our days get shorter and the little ones get ready to embark on a new school year we sometimes get lost in our hectic schedules and forget about the dangers that the …

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5 Ways You Can Prevent Accidents

Preventing Accidents

3 min read Some will flat out tell you that workplace accidents are inevitable and that they just happen. While this is true to an extent, there are definitely things you can do to limit and hopefully prevent workplace accidents from happening. The National Safety Council defines an accident as an “undesired event that results in personal injury or property damage.” There’s no question that accidents are undesired, but the question we should all be asking is; Are …

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NFPA 70E Changes Update

nfpa-70E

4 min read Last year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released the 2012 edition of NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® which was full of revisions and updates from previous versions. Unfortunately, several organizations are still struggling with the NFPA 70E revisions. Now that the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act have adopted most of NFPA 70E as law, the lack of implementation is going to cost more than just the health and safety of …

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Workplace Safety is no Joke

Workplace safety is no joke

3 min read Whether you’re oblivious to it or not, there’s no doubt about the importance of workplace safety. The numbers simply don’t lie, workplace safety is no joke. Every day in America, 13 people go to work and never come home. Every year in America, nearly 4 million people suffer a workplace injury from which they never recover… -Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis Solis made this statement in Los Angeles, during her speech on “Workers Memorial Day,” …

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Random Safety Inspections Save Lives and Money

OSHA inspector

3 min read We’ve all had that one class in school where the possibility of a pop quiz seemed to always keep us on our toes. You studied harder, stayed awake during lectures and always showed up to that class on time. The workplace equivalent to a pop quiz would be the feared random OSHA inspection. Scary as they might sound, it seems they might actually have the same effect on us. A recent study from Harvard University …

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Travel Safety Awareness Month

3 min read Summer is in full swing across the states and the time to venture out, is running out. Road trips have become a sort of American past time over the years and with fall right around the corner, August is the last chance for most to get their adventures in. So it’s a perfect time to deem August, Travel Safety Awareness Month and plan a safe, stress free vacation. Okay, admittedly putting stress free and vacation …

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