Safety Center Blog

Mission: Accident Prevention

Author: Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS In the field of safety, the mission is to prevent accidents. What does it take to achieve such a goal? Our entire profession has evolved over many decades pursuing the elimination of occupational injuries and illnesses. Safety started out with […]

Tips for a SAFE Halloween

On the spookiest night of the year, wrap yourself up in safety! Like Mummy always says, “Being safe prevents boo boo’s.” On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day […]

Continuous Safety Inspections

Author: Bob Lapidus, CSP, CSMS The wall-to-wall formal safety inspection is one of the most common types conducted in organizations. Such inspections need to be done occasionally, but the problem with this kind of inspection is that it requires the people doing the inspection to […]

10 Driver Safety Tips for Fall Rainstorms

Nearly half (47%) of all weather-related car accidents — more than 700,000 a year — are due to rain. As fall’s soggy weather fast approaches, it’s crucial that you know how to safely maneuver your vehicle and avoid weather-related accidents. Here are 10 tips for […]

10 Safety Tips for Senior Drivers

In the year 2030, it is estimated that one in five drivers will be over the age of 65. The life changing consequences of being in a car crash increases with age due to a higher susceptibility to injury and medical complications. Senior drivers can […]

7 Steps to Selling Your Safety Point

Developing an effective and sustainable safety and health culture within your organization has the single greatest impact on injury reduction. For this reason, developing a safety culture should be a top priority for all businesses. Nearly 50 American workers are injured every minute of the […]