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Wisconsin Safety Council's Annual Conference

By Mike Harper in Simple Safety Coach News & Information

04/04/2019

We are excited to be exhibiting at the 77th Wisconsin Safety Council Annual Conference, April 14th - 17th at the Kalahari Resort & Conference Center in the Wisconsin Dells.

The Simple Safety Coach team is excited to meet you and share both our latest developments, what we have on the...

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Safety Goals vs. Values

By Tom Fitzgerald in Safety Culture

04/01/2019

Your assignment to Safety Managment is a very important one. In my opinion, nothing is more important!   Danger may lurk everywhere in your organization; the equipment and environment can kill and maim in the blink of an eye.  Even more insidious, are the environments...

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You Have The Safety Role - Now What?

By Tom Fitzgerald in Safety Culture

03/27/2019

For some of us, we are lucky enough to have formal training and education in EHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety) prior to be given the resigns of “Safety Management”.  At some point, you had some interest in all the different topics of the job.  Maybe the science and...

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OSHA Injury Tracking Application Reporting

By Susen Trail in Good Safety Practices

03/25/2019

I am still getting questions about OSHA’s Information Tracking Application, ITA, Electronic Reporting Requirements. 

 

Specifically:

  1. Who has to report?
  2. What do you have to report?
  3. How do you report?
  4. What if I missed the March...

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Incentivize Employees with an Automated Engagement Program

By Mike Harper in Simple Safety Coach News & Information

01/11/2019

One of the core tenets of Simple Safety Coach is the involvement and engagement in safety by all of an organizations employees, not just the Safety Manager and Safety Committee members.  Amongst other means, such as the availability of the mobile app, how we bill for the service, and the...

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Enhancements to Accident and Safety Observation Reporting

By Mike Harper in Simple Safety Coach News & Information

01/10/2019

Simple Safety Coach has always had some basic reporting.  These consisted of charts that illustrated trends on accidents and safety observations.  We’ve taken that capability to the next level.

These capabilities come in a multiple forms.  First, we added begin and...

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Restricting Access to File Cabinet Folder and Files

By Mike Harper in Simple Safety Coach News & Information

01/10/2019

The Simple Safety Coach Electronic File Cabinet was introduced last year as a repository for your safety related materials within an organization.  One of the most prevalent issues we hear about is the lack of organization, and even the lack of information on the whereabouts of, safety...

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Simplified Personal Protective Equipment Compliance

By Susen Trail in Good Safety Practices

08/23/2018

In this article we'll present a simplified summary of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Compliance. We'll outline what is covered, what is not covered, what is and is not required of you, the employer.

Standard, 1910.132, addresses protective equipment, including personal protective...

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Personal Protective Equipment Safe Use and General Selection Practices

By Susen Trail in Good Safety Practices

08/05/2018

  1. Aprons and other items of reusable Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, stored inside a chemical mix room or work area is an unsafe work practice because both sides of the PPE are exposed to airborne chemicals, such as vapors or gases, and become contaminated. Both the side...

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Introducing Simple Safety Coach Version 1.6

By Mike Harper in Simple Safety Coach News & Information

07/24/2018

Introducing Simple Safety Coach version 1.6.0!

The emphasis on this version is expanding the available user base to include those that don't have access to email. There are also a variety of smaller enhancements to make life even easier and more convenient. The complete list includes:...

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