Are employees at your site encouraged to report near misses? Do you share lessons learned from these close calls to prevent actual incidents? Read on to find out why, and how, you should be doing this. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), a near miss is an unplanned event that did not result in an injury, illness, or damage. But it could have. “Only…
Here’s a challenging scenario you could face in the workplace: A 20-year employee is a good worker and follows all the safety procedures but complains about it constantly. It’s hurting safety morale, and employees are fed up, the complainer is poisoning safety morality. What would you do or say?
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 gives employees and their representatives the right to file a complaint and request an OSHA inspection of their workplace if they believe there is a serious hazard or their employer is not following OSHA standards. The Act gives complainants the right to request that their names not be revealed to their employers. Complaints from employees and their…