Focusing on More Than Safety Metrics

Focusing on More Than Metrics

CEO Corner

The potential problem of measuring safety performance in terms of what we do not want to happen, such as injuries, often exists in our industry. Instead, we should focus on measuring what we want to occur or what will improve safety. The book “Pre-Accident Investigations”, states that safety is not the absence of incidents; instead, safety is the presence of defenses.

This excerpt has been republished with permission from NCCER“sThe Cornerstone magazine.

Bob Fitzgerald
Manager of Project Safety and Health for Southern Company

 

Avoid Getting Sore At Your Computer

Safety Talk Tuesday

Many people stay fixed in front of their monitor for hours at a time - which is not a normal, healthy way for the body to operate.

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1910.151 - Medical Services and First Aid

OSHA regulation

In the absence of an infirmary, clinic, or hospital in near proximity to the workplace, a person or persons shall be adequately trained to render first aid.

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Respirable Silica Exposure Policy

Required on every job site

Create a Respirable Silica Exposure Safety Policy for your job site. All mason contractors are required to have a policy on every job site.

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MCAA Safety Marketplace

MCAA members can purchase safety products including gloves, harnesses, and more at significant discounts through the MCAA Safety Marketplace.

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