Even if you have no doubts about your management abilities, it might be wise to take a moment of introspection to see if any of these Seven Signs You May Be a Bad Manager could apply to you.
There's a tendency to think that if someone is appointed safety coordinator, they have to do all the work for the rest of us. False! Here's a list of a number of different specific assignments:
The OSHA Hazard Communication Program (HCP) and the OSHA Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) are cornerstones for chemical safety and health in the workplace.
One of the challenges many managers and leaders face is in understanding the distinctions between levels of leadership. In fact, there is a whole level of leadership that many people don't even realize exists.
Optimum sweeping of a crime scene with an ALS requires an experienced operator or some evidence may be missed. With a laser however, any semi-skilled operator can don the goggles and perform the same level of CSI study as a seasoned expert.
Keep an eye out for electrical hazards. Frequently found problems include improper use of extension cords, exposed wiring, missing grounding plugs, open electrical panels, and over-loaded circuits.
Though determining what to measure and how to measure can be tricky, once metrics are in place, you can "tell which strategies are working and which aren't."
Before you do anything with impression evidence, you need to photograph it. If something goes wrong during the processing and you forgot to take photographs, then you’ll be left with nothing.
In order to be useful, a checklist needs to be both easy to use and comprehensive.
The source of your exhaustion might not be the tasks you’re doing or the hours you’re working—it may be the actions of the people laboring beside you.
OSHA limits employee noise exposure to 90 decibels (dB) averaged over an eight-hour work shift measured on the A-scale and slow response with a standard sound level meter.
Investigations and evidence collection can take one into unusual settings including inside confined spaces. Many locations may appear relatively benign but can hold hidden hazards with potentially fatal consequences for any who enter unprepared.
The most important trait employees look for in a boss they want to work for is fairness.
When looking at operations from an ergonomic perspective one should consider the following questions.