Safety Center Blog

Getting Buy In for Safety

 By Bob Lapidus, CSP (Retired), CSMS You have just been hired to create and implement a comprehensive safety program for an organization.  What do you do?   1. Take it easy; don’t be in a rush. 2. Find out management’s expectations of you and your […]

Our Sesnses As Used In Safety

Edited by Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS You have been invited to do a facility safety inspection. You enter and immediately pick up the scent of a chemical. Your sense of smell has kicked in and you need to discover what the scent is telling you.  […]

Time Challenged

Edited by Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS Note:  Time Challenged is an OurBizniss film distributed by Media Partners.  Information is available at http://www.mediapartners.com/management/timechallenged.htm.  Permission has been granted by Media Partners for Bob Lapidus to use information from Time Challenged in this article.   All of us […]

Our Legacies

Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS Everyone who chooses to be in the field of safety has chosen to be a life protector.  We are the people who seek to prevent accidental loss, who want the best for everyone, who see all people as special, to be […]


Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS   Almost everything we do requires concentration and it is not always easy to achieve. Think about it. How often do you drive down the highway and get lost in your thoughts, not focusing on actual driving? Have you ever used […]

How to be a Credible Advisor

Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS Are you a credible advisor?  Do people at work come to you for help in solving problems?  Do your children readily turn to you for assistance?  Does your spouse feel comfortable asking you for advice?  Do your friends see you as […]

Safe Driving Monitoring Devices

Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS   Safety management isn’t just for preventing occupational injuries and illnesses.  It’s also for preventing all kinds of losses that pose a threat to our organizations.  One such threat is losses from our vehicle fleets. When your employees are driving your […]

Stick To Safety

Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS   What do you mean, stick to safety?  For those of you who are safety specialists for your organizations, management expects you to stick to what you have been hired to do.  Whether you are an internal safety person or an […]