New Years Eve

Today is New Years Eve, most employees are excited about tonight’s activities and will not be totally focused on their job and may lose “Situational Awareness” with the task at hand. We as safety professionals need to be vigilant in keeping workers engaged with safe work practices even though their mind may be on other […]

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Justice, Labor Departments to expand prosecution of environmental, safety crimes

In an effort to prevent and deter crimes that put the lives and the health of workers at risk, the Departments of Justice and Labor announced on Dec. 17 a plan to more effectively prosecute such crimes. Under the new plan, the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Offices will […]

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Winter Travel Safety

Winter Driving Tips: Easier and Safer Winter Road Trips For road travelers, winter can also be the most dangerous time of year. Motor vehicle accidents involving bad weather, mostly ice and snow, claim the lives of 6,000 Americans and injure 500,000 more every year (National Center for Atmospheric Research, 2005). The following winter driving tips […]

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