Accident-Investigation

Toolbox Talk – Accident Investigation Responsibilities

It is important to have a thorough structure in place for accident investigations. If management, supervisors, and employees know their roles in the aftermath of an accident, then the cause of the accident can be quickly identified and corrected. When everyone clearly understand their responsibilities after an accident, then the entire company can work together to make the workplace safer for all. Additionally, using critical thinking skills in accident investigations can sharpen your employees’ awareness, and nudge them to use the same skills to recognize potential hazards in the future.

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Toolbox Talk – Preventing Fatigue

Fatigue is often a major contributing factor in workplace incidents and injuries. The negative effects of fatigue aren’t often discussed, as fatigue is difficult to quantify in accident investigations and reports. Because of this, it is best to look at fatigue as a silent, slow killer. With this Toolbox Talk, you can encourage your employees to take care of themselves, and you can convey just how important it is to be well-rested for a day of work.

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First Aid and Care For The Injured

Toolbox Talk – First Aid and Care For The Injured

It is extremely important for all employees on a worksite to understand the basics of first aid. Contractors work in a wide variety of dangerous conditions, and they constantly face the risk of falls, struck by/caught between accidents, cuts, burns, and other injuries (depending on the industry and specific task being performed). If each employee understands the basics of first aid, this results in a safer environment for all involved. Minor injuries can be treated quickly to prevent infection or further strain. Additionally, trained employees can recognize the signs of more serious injuries, and therefore the appropriate aid can be called as soon as possible.

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2018 Guide To ISNetworld® Compliance

2018 Guide to ISNetworld® Compliance

One of the first things to talk about is what exactly is ISNetworld®? ISNetworld® or ISN® for short is a 3rd party service that verifies a contractors safety, procurement, regulatory, and quality data for hiring clients. What this means is you as a contractor may have

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ISNetworld® - Skills and Knowledge (Offshore) Program

Skills and Knowledge (Offshore) Program

You may have noticed there is a new program in your ISNetworld® account – Skills and Knowledge (Offshore) Program. This is a newly released program being required in some ISNetworld® accounts for contractors that may need to meet requirements for Read more

Gold Shovel Standard - Things to Know

Gold Shovel Standard Certification

Gold Shovel Standard is a fairly new contractor certification service. The nitch with this service though is it is targeted towards excavators. Gold Shovel Standard has a hefty aim of reducing damages on professional excavation sites by 50% where Gold Shovel Standard companies are used.

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