Hazard Appreciation

The Visual Literacy Approach Applies A Systematic Approach To Seeing. “If it was a snake, it would have bitten you.” That’s the colloquial expression I heard often as I was growing up. It was a favorite response when I was searching for something that was in clear view. It’s meaning, while still figurative, comes much closer to literal when we…

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Toward Universal Compliance

Dictionary.com defines “compliance” as: the act of conforming, acquiescing or yielding. a tendency to yield readily to others, especially in a weak and subservient way. conformity; accordance: in compliance with orders.  cooperation or obedience: Compliance with the law is expected of all. The applicable definitions of “safety” are: the state of being safe; freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury, danger. the…

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‘Stuff’ Happens

The whole point of a safety and health program is to implement processes and systems that serve to prevent those undesirable events that lead to injuries and damage to property or interruptions. In a perfect world our programmed safety and health initiatives would work flawlessly. No injuries would occur, breakdowns would be eliminated and our production, maintenance and service operations…

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