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Safety Management Insights

Kevin Shoemaker

What Safety Managers Need to Know about Posting Signs at Work

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Aug 18, 2020 4:14:20 PM

Signs are all around us—we see them on the roadside, at the crosswalk, and at restaurants. Signs are important to the functionality of life including in the workplace. Signs are an important part of safety in the workplace, as the proper placement of signs can prevent injury. This is why it’s important as a safety manager to know what signs are needed, why they’re needed, and where to put them.

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Things Manufacturing Plants Should Do to Stay Open During a Pandemic

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Jul 17, 2020 12:55:22 PM

Businesses have been greatly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, and the manufacturing industry is no exception. It can be difficult to manage a manufacturing plant during a national and global pandemic, especially if your employees are scared with the current state of the world. What can your plant do to stay open during the pandemic?

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How to Make Working Around Heavy Machinery Safer for Workers

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Apr 6, 2020 10:51:25 AM

Working around heavy machinery is hard and dangerous work. Eliminating all risk in an industrial setting with large pieces of equipment performing often complicated work is impossible. However, there are steps that you can take as a business leader to ensure the lowest probability of accidents possible. Incidents like employee injuries slow down the pace of work, hurt the bottom line of companies, and sap employee morale.

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6 Tips for Improving Off-Site Worker Safety

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Mar 9, 2020 11:31:27 AM


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How to Reduce Liability During a Construction Project

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Feb 10, 2020 11:28:40 AM


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How Defective Equipment is Bad for Business

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Jan 14, 2020 11:56:11 AM


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How to Improve Worker Safety in the Construction Industry

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Dec 11, 2019 10:39:20 AM

With so much heavy machinery and dangerous tools being used, working on a construction site can be one of the most dangerous jobs to do. Maintaining the safety of your construction workers is imperative for not just their sakes but for the sake of the job as well. A shortage of workers can mean time lost completing a job as well as lots of money in workers' compensation. By following the following suggestions, you can help to ensure a better working environment in the construction industry.

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Why Workplace Clutter is a Hazard

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Dec 2, 2019 1:15:40 PM


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BasicSafe’s Award-Winning Clients

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Jan 2, 2017 8:30:00 AM

We at BasicSafe pride ourselves on our ability to help companies across the country maintain safety policies and procedures to keep their work environments safe. It is an honor to help our clients with their safety and compliance efforts.

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BasicSafe - April - Quick Note #6

Posted by Kevin Shoemaker on Apr 23, 2012 9:50:00 AM

Back to the BASICS


Check out your possible product supplier – does everyone get access to safety information or is it limited to only a select few?  Safety is for everyone, every employee should feel safe in their work environment.  They should feel empowered to check or review safety policies or procedures themselves without fear or reminders that safety is only for a privileged few in the workplace. You will find that study after study shows employees that feel safe and that believe their employer will recognize safety as a key element at their workplace will outperform and enjoy their job more. 

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