Category Archives: safety technology and apps

Should Employers Conduct Employee Surveys?

I recently read an article stating that over one-half of 250 HR respondents thought that the traditional employee survey is dead.  Most respondents felt that the future of employer research was “qualitative” rather than “quantitative,” and 80% believe that mobile … Continue reading

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Great Safety Info from “Plant Engineering”

I enjoy articles THAT I discover in Plant Engineering because one of my (many) goals is to obtain more coordination between the safety, engineering, maintenance and purchasing functions.  Management of Change (MOC) affects far more than PSM, combustible dust and guarding and … Continue reading

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What Can the Encyclopedia Teach us About safety and HR?

 The New York Times and other publications are running articles pondering the end of the written version of the Encyclopedia Britannica and what that says about society.  We were a “World Book” family, but I have waxed nostalgic about growing … Continue reading

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9 Things You Absolutely Must Do if You Have an OSHA Inspection

9 Things You Absolutely Must Do if You Have an OSHA Inspection by Howard Mavity on Aug 27, 2013, 9:09 AM  |  0 Comments inShare16       By Howard Mavity Readers already know to take photos whenever an OSHA … Continue reading

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Can You “App” Yourself To Safety Success?

Safety “apps” are a hot topic.  Even techno-challenged souls use apps to spot check noise, avoid heat stress, or conduct basic safety inspections.  Even OSHA announced in January, “Winners of an OSHA App Challenge.”  While recently teaching in the AGC’s … Continue reading

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