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The Road Team

The Road Team

November 20, 2019 Safety CultureSafety Tips • The Washington Nationals won the 2019 World Series in historic fashion. It was the first time in the history of all sports with seven-game series, that the “road team” won every game. That’s never happened before. It made for an exciting series, in which the visiting team overcame hostile environments in stadiums where few people […]

Front Line Workers Know What’s Up

Front Line Workers Know What’s Up

November 6, 2019 • We all agree worker safety is an important function of business. However, many safety programs rely on assumptions made by leadership, because they don’t have access to the necessary information to make informed decisions. This information comes from the front lines, not the boardroom. There is great opportunity to improve safety processes and make necessary […]

5 Monsters Hiding in Your Safety Closet

5 Monsters Hiding in Your Safety Closet

October 30, 2019 • Forget about ghosts, witches or zombies. There are some real life vampires that can hide in a company’s closet, and slowly suck the life out of a safety culture. Keep your eye out for these scary safety ghouls and goblins. 1. Systematic Desensitization This can occur when people hear a message over and over again…and […]

Reality Bites

Reality Bites

October 30, 2019 • In his 2005 book Jump In, Mark Burnett wrote, “Nothing will ever be perfect, and nothing can be totally planned.” Burnett became a pioneer in television by creating reality TV shows such as Survivor, The Apprentice, Shark Tank, and many others. He broadcast a mixture of people, unique environments, and random situations which created an […]

Free Halloween Safety Tips and Training

Free Halloween Safety Tips and Training

October 14, 2019 HolidaySafety Tips • Halloween Safety tips for Costumes, Carving pumpkins (jack-o-laterns), Guests / Trick-or-Treaters, Family Plan, Pedestrians and Driving on Halloween

What’s New – Ergonomics & Housekeeping Lessons

What’s New – Ergonomics & Housekeeping Lessons

September 27, 2019 Updates • Housekeeping and Ergonomics Lessons are now available through 2020 Training

Why Safety Culture Matters

Why Safety Culture Matters

September 22, 2019 Safety Culture • Why do employees ignore safety issues? Most assume it’s apathy and inconvenience? A Columbia University study shows an entirely different reason.

What’s New – Resource Tags & Training Completion Signatures

What’s New – Resource Tags & Training Completion Signatures

September 19, 2019 Updates • Manage Resources with Tags instead of categories. Training completions can now require a signature.

What’s New – Equipment Inspections & Search Feature

What’s New – Equipment Inspections & Search Feature

September 11, 2019 Updates • Check out the updates to inspection scheduling and the iScout search bar.

What’s New – Benzene Awareness Lesson & ISN Numbers

What’s New – Benzene Awareness Lesson & ISN Numbers

July 27, 2019 Updates • Benzene awareness is now available through 2020 Training. Employee profiles may now include ISN numbers.

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