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Leadership Training

The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them. Three Sixty Safety offers on-site leadership training. We offer a full day for up to 10 staff. Call today! 586.778.9900Â- Ã‚  www.threesixtysafety.com Our...

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Selecting the Right Safety Management Metrics Series (10) Using a Mix of Safety Metrics is the Formula for Success

While each of these metrics gives some insight into safety performance, none of them is singly sufficient as both a success indicator and a good management tool. However, all of them together built into a systems process might provide the necessary mix of results measurement and process insight for improvement.Â-  By connecting the leading indicators to the lagging indicators in a meaningful...

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Selecting the Right Safety Management Metrics Series (6) Choosing the Right Performance Indicators - Complications and Considerations

One of the complications in assessing safety management systems is that many organizations are much more focused on achieving the intended outcome of compliance with laws and regulations than they are on the intended outcome of prevention of worker injury and ill health. This results in a disconnect when the process metrics being assessed—for example, fire extinguisher inspections—are not an...

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Selecting the Right Safety Management Metrics Series (5) Choosing the Right Performance Indicators - Process Metrics

One key to using process metrics is selecting the right ones. The performance being measured needs to be related to the desired outcomes.Â-  For safety management, this means that what is being measured needs to make a difference in reducing injuries and ill health of workers. This is the most difficult part of selecting appropriate process metrics. The other key is choosing metrics where...

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Selecting the Right Safety Management Metrics Series (4) Choosing the Right Performance Indicators - Outcome Metrics

Many organizations almost exclusively focus on outcome metrics (lagging indicators - results) when it comes to safety. They track lost work days and injury statistics. They use these statistics in their sustainability reporting and for measuring managerial performance.Â-  Outcome metrics are also used to determine audit and inspection frequency and to target safety improvement initiatives....

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Selecting the Right Safety Management Metrics Series (3) Choosing the Right Performance Indicators - Process or Outcome Metrics

The Three Sixty Safety system has two focuses: a process focus and an outcome focus. To evaluate the performance of a safety management system, you need to have both process metrics and outcome metrics. How do you decide which process metrics or outcome metrics to use? To come up with the right performance indicator (a metric), you need to first determine what question you want answered. You need...

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Selecting the Right Safety Management Metrics - series (1)

At its core, a safety management system consists of processes established to achieve the outcomes you want. These outcomes are referred to as intended outcomes" in the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) management system standards. Like the ISO management system standards, Three Sixty Safety establishes a prescribed sequence in which safety processes should be structured...

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Is Outsourcing Safety a Good Investment?

Outsourcing can be a good investment; making sound financial sense to bring in the safety experts and free up some of your valuable time.Â-  Benefits of outsourcing safety can be gained on a short, medium or long term basis. Three Sixty Safety can assist in the areas of safety committee structure, training, OSHA compliance, facility hazard auditing, job safety auditing, safety...

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Reducing Turnover with Safety

With the economy on the upswing, the new year promises more of the same with unemployment rates on a downward trajectory, auto sales stabilizing and the surprise of below-$2-a-gallon gasoline putting extra cash in everyone's pockets. Having said that most automotive industry analysts predict the auto industry can handle the demand for new cars without adding many jobs in 2015.Â-  It also...

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Preventing Slip and Fall Incidents

Preventing Slips and Falls In 2013, workplace injuries and accidents that caused employees to miss six or more days of work cost employers $62 billion. That is more than $1 billion per week. The leading causes of the injuries were overexertion and slip and fall incidents. Ways to prevent Slip and Fall Accidents: 1. Look for light: If a worker goes out to the loading dock and can see light, rain...

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Communication at Work

Workers in any job setting need to improve their communication skills. Empathy among workers affects how well each person communicates. Employees need to feel that what they say is very important in being able to work effectively with others and feel safe and understood. This will help productivity in the workplace and move closer to resolving conflicts. Good Communication Skills: Â- •...

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OSHA Safety Inspections: Reasons for an Audit

Much like being audited by the IRS, an OSHA safety inspection brings up uneasy feelings. Even the best run companies are uncomfortable with an auditor searching their facilities for wrong doings. OSHA doesn’t typically forewarn an organization of an inspection; therefore many companies are unprepared for the visit. Below are a few of the main reasons OSHA may decide to inspect your business. 1....

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Fireworks Safety for a Safe and Happy Holiday Weekend

The number of Americans planning to use backyard fireworks this holiday weekend is expected to hit an all-time high. The fireworks industry has made great progress in improving firework quality and reducing injuries; however, there is still work to be done as the vast majority of fireworks-related injuries in the U.S. each year result from the misuse of fireworks. There has been a recent increase...

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First Aid Certification

Although industry standards differ, OSHA recommends at least one person per shift should be CPR/First Aid certified. This summer, all emplotees of Three Sixty Safety and Eastern Michigan Agencies will be certified and or re-certified for CPR/First Aid and Blood Born Pathogens. Our Goal: Everyone Goes Home Safe...Every Day! www.threesixtysafety.com

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Are OSHA Regulations Effective?

Dan Peterson and Scott Geller are safety theorists who claim that OSHA compliance doesn’t get at the root of a company’s safety problem. “Workers have to actively care for one another” said Mr.Geller. Mr. Peterson stated “Regulatory compliance has very little impact on safety effectiveness. An organization’s culture dictates the effectiveness of safety elements. Public health...

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Leadership Training

The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them. Three Sixty Safety offers on-site leadership training. We offer a full day for up to 10 staff. Call today! 586.778.9900Â- Ã‚  www.threesixtysafety.com Our...

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HR Strategies promote employee health and safety.

While tasked with helping to ensure employee health and safety, human resource (HR) departments do not solely facilitate all components of employee wellbeing. Managers should, therefore, further encourage and sustain employee health and safety in the workplace. To accomplish this,Â- 4 practices are recommended: establishing open communication, implementation of strict safety policies,...

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