Recognition that Focuses on Safety Behavior

  Are safety recognition programs effective in improving workplace safety? It’s a question most safety managers and human resources professionals have asked time and time again. The simple answer- it all depends on the focus of the safety program and secondarily on how well the incentives to enforce the program are implemented. According to OSHA, 96% of all workplace accidents happen because of unsafe behavior. Workplace injury is a widespread…

Making Safety Personal This Thanksgiving

  Does your company take time to discuss “safety moments?” Giving employees time to share their experiences and reasons or staying safe is an excellent way to enforce your company’s safety message. The more opportunity employees have to share their safety stories, the more likely they are to internalize what it means to them to be safe. With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, now is a good time to let your…

Women in the Energy Industry

Recently, Safety Pros owner Michele Adams attended a five-day training course to learn more about expanding the company’s role in the energy industry. The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is proud to present the inaugural WBENC Energy Executive Program, a week-long immersive experience focused on increasing the competitive advantage and capabilities of women leaders within the energy, oil and gas industry supply chains.

Workplace Homicide

  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 9% of all workplace deaths are homicides. This means that more than 300 people are killed in their place of employment each year at the hand of an assailant. Workplace violence has become far too common. Anyone or anyplace can be a target and the threat may be internal or external to the organization. While often times the attack is unexpected, it…