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.
Follow along with our favorite example of occupational health and safety practices
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
MANAGERS AND TEAM MEMBERS here at Safety Solutions & Supply enjoy venturing out every once in a while and attending some of the trade shows, conventions and professional association meetings that are relevant to our business and to the clients we serve. Each of these events provide great opportunities to renew old acquaintances and make new ones; to share expertise; to learn about new trends, technologies and products; to get updated on current and coming new workplace safety standards; and, yes, to relax a bit, have some fun, and enjoy a nice change of pace from the normal work schedule.
The next item on our special events calendar is SeminarFest 2018, set for Feb. 1-8 at The Rio in Las Vegas. SeminarFest is a one-stop opportunity to attend a long and broad list of professional safety training seminars. It’s put on annually by The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). Founded in 1911, ASSE is the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSE promotes the expertise, leadership, and commitment of its members, while providing them with professional development, advocacy, and standards development. A major sponsor of SeminarFest this year is Grainger, the Chicago-based industrial supply company.Continue reading
AFTER MINER SAFETY TRAINING, one of the most well-attended and completed courses we offer at Safety Solutions & Supply is the one with the longest title: American Heart Association (AHA) Adult Lifesaver (BBP, CPR, First Aid & AED). In a brief preview of our February course offerings and schedule, the Adult Lifesaver course is coming up three times — twice at our training facility in Gonzales, La., and once at our center in Mulberry, Fla.Continue reading