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News and Articles: BasicSafe Safety Management Software

Maintain OSHA Compliance: New Initiatives for 2016

Posted by Don Brown on Feb 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Compliance is such an important part of a safety manager’s position, but it’s only one piece of the puzzle. Day-today responsibilities make it difficult to stay on top of changing regulations and ensure all workers are aware of those changes.

Early each year, it’s common for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to review the previous year and make changes for the year ahead. We’ve done some digging and found the top 5 changes in OSHA regulations you should know for 2016:

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Topics: osha, safety compliance

Q&A with Jeff Wagner, Safety and Regulatory Manager for Schreiber Foods

Posted by Don Brown on Jan 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Today we’re talking with Jeff Wagner, the Safety and Regulatory Manager at Schreiber Foods, about his ongoing use of BasicSafe’s integrated safety software. Wagner has been working for Schreiber for over five years, and he’s spent the last two years using BasicSafe for reporting, internal auditing, training and a wide variety of other critical tasks. Learn why he chose the program, how he uses it, and what improvements he’s been able to achieve.

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Topics: safety software, Integrated Safety Software

6 Tips for Helping High-Risk Employees

Posted by Don Brown on Jan 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

You probably take plenty of steps to ensure the safety of most of your employees – the ones who encounter routine hazards in their day-to-day jobs. But what about the workers with the most dangerous jobs? From powerline climbers to excavators to workers who brave hazards by themselves, there are quite a few jobs subject to disproportionate dangers.

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Topics: safety software, safety training,

5 Tips for Selling Safety to the C-Suite

Posted by Don Brown on Dec 30, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Given the hazards of the modern workplace, the rising costs of medical care and OSHA’s growing list of rules, you should never have to compromise on your workers’ safety. Still, you will need to make a case to your higher-ups before they’ll spend money on safety initiatives. Executives must answer to board members, after all, and every decision must ultimately save the company money.

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Topics: Safety Procedures

3 Ways to Bring New Energy Your Safety Meetings

Posted by Don Brown on Dec 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Safety meetings are a great way to get your team together, discuss relevant safety issues and go over protocol for maneuvering in an unsafe situation. In fact, safety should be a regular conversation at your workplace. But how do you keep the same conversation from becoming stale?

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Topics: safety managers

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