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Take 5 Safety : Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to workplace safety, the Take 5 procedure is one of the most important things you need to know.  The steps involved in Take 5 safety are designed to help workers identify and control hazards in the workplace, preventing injuries and accidents. Take 5 safety is a simple procedure that can make a […]

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Hazard Assessment Checklist

A hazard assessment checklist, also known as a hazard identification form, is a tool for performing hazard assessments. Hazard assessments are important for identifying potential risks in the workplace and taking steps to mitigate those risks. The purpose of this article is to provide steps on how to effectively perform hazard identification and how technology […]

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Near Miss Reporting Management in the Industrial Sector

Every day, workers in industrial sectors face near-miss hazards that could lead to serious accidents. However, many of these close calls go unreported. This is due in part to the fact that employees often do not know how to report near misses properly, or are afraid of being penalized for doing so. To encourage employees […]

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ISO 31000 Crash Course: An Introduction to Risk Management

Without a robust risk management system like that laid out by ISO 31000 standards, you’ll also be yet another figure suffering from critical risk events.

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Total Guide To Conducting An Effective Job Safety Analysis (Free Template)

A job safety analysis (JSA) is a procedure that helps integrate health and safety practices into a particular job operation or task. The ultimate goal of a job safety analysis (sometimes referred to as job hazard analysis), is to recognize potential risks and/or hazards in each stage of a task that workers must complete. Supervisors […]

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7 Steps of Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

After a stressful or life-changing event, many people find it difficult to regain a sense of normalcy. Sadly, for front-line workers, the odds of experiencing extreme stress or trauma are high. For those moments, it’s vital for leaders to manage employees’ stress. You can do this by ensuring employees have the right tools at their […]

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What Is the COSO Framework? Deconstructing the Jargon (+ How to Implement the Framework in 5 Steps)

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) reports that weak internal controls are responsible for almost half of fraudulent activity. With this in mind, how do you ensure your business isn’t an easy target for fraud? The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) designed a framework in 1992 to help businesses design a strong and effective […]

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ERM: How to Protect Your Business With Enterprise Risk Management

In 2019, 57% of senior-level executives report they are ill prepared to address business risk and compliance. This comes as no surprise, with only 36% of organizations adopting a formal enterprise risk management (ERM) program.  It’s clear that we have a problem. Corporations are failing to address the risks inherent in their business, and lack […]

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Safety Audit: How to Prevent Workplace Injuries (Free Template!)

In the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)‘s report titled “Health and safety at work: Summary statistics for Great Britain 2019”, 581,000 non-fatal injuries were logged. 138,000 of these were severe enough to put workers out of action for 7 days or more, and 147 workers died. Those figures are only rough estimates though, as almost […]

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How to Create a Safe & Happy Workplace with a Risk Assessment Template

What do BlackBerry, BP, Target, and a large engineering company have in common?  All four organizations failed to assess risk and as a result, suffered hugely (I’ll be divulging the gory details later).  But, BlackBerry, Kodak, Target, and the large engineering firm aren’t the only ones. For the average organization, over 85% of its efforts […]