IN JANUARY 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (www.osha.gov) issued comprehensive new industrial regulations for worker exposure to beryllium, an element that can cause severe damage to the lungs and even death. Now, little more than a year later, OHSA is back with modified beryllium standards that the agency will begin enforcing in mid-May.Continue reading
MEMBERS OF THE SAFETY SOLUTIONS & SUPPLY leadership team are very pleased to welcome and announce the addition of Deitrich Irving. Deitrich is the new operations manager at our training and supply center in Gonzales, La.Continue reading
THOUGH MANY fewer mining and processing companies are involved than there used to be, the 135-year-old phosphate industry remains an important one in Florida. Looking out for its interests politically, legislatively, and industrially is the Florida Phosphate Political Committee (FPPC).Continue reading
SEVERAL MEMBERS of the Safety Solutions & Supply team are preparing for and looking forward to attending the 2018 National Safety Council Southern Safety Conference & Expo. The expo will be held April 11-13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.Continue reading
March is Women’s History Month, a national observance that dates back to March 1987. That being so, we would be remiss if, before the month is over, we didn’t recognize some women who have had some important and/or interesting things to say on the topic of occupational health and safety.
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THE TEAM at Safety Solutions & Supply is very happy to introduce to you a new colleague and super ally in the never-ending battle against workplace hazards, unsafe work practices, and noncompliance in the regulatory arena of OHS (occupational health and safety).
Please meet Safety Simon. He’s a dummy that’s not a dummy when properly and strategically employed for safety training.Continue reading
ON THE WEBSITE www.glennsmithcoaching.com, executive coach Glenn Smith has an article titled “7 Reasons Your Company Needs a Clear, Written Mission Statement.” His top two reasons are:
1. It determines the company’s direction. “Smart business owners use this statement to remind their teams why their company exists because this is what makes the company successful,” Smith writes.
2. It focuses the company’s future. “The mission tells us what we’re doing today that will then take us where we want to go in the future,” he writes.Continue reading
THE LEADERSHIP of Safety Solutions & Supply has the view that local community involvement is important and enriching for the company and its employees. Some call this “giving back.” Some call it “paying it forward.” Some call it “being a good corporate citizen.” We call it “doing the right thing.”Continue reading