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Explore various safety and health topics with research, best practices and articles.

If you are new to safety or don’t have a strong background in the basics of safety and health topics, this is the place to start. Here, we’ll review current laws and regulations and the basics of insurance. We’ll provide you with models of safety and health plans, case studies, and the know-how to present your safety ideas to management.

Compliance Assistance
Bloodborne Pathogens Compliance Workbook

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HAZWOPER Training Requirements and Certification

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Confined Spaces

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Electrical Safety

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Electrical Safety and OSHA Compliance Strategies

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Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans

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Fire Protection

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GHS for Hazard Communication

(Half-day seminar and packaged training)

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Hazard Communication

(Half-day seminar and packaged training)

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OSHA Compliance Assistance Quick Start

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Laws and Regulations for Workplace Safety and Health
Americans with Disabilities Act

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Department of Labor Workplace Requirements

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OSHA Inspections Fact Sheet

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OSHA Law and Regulations

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OSHA Reporting Requirements

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OSHA Sample Programs

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Safety and Health Plans
Basics of Safety and Health

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Beyond Workers' Comp: A Human Resources Guide to Building Safety into your Organization

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Occupational Health and Safety

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OSHA Sample Safety and Health Program for Small Business

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Pocket Guide to Safety Essentials

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Principles of Occupational Safety and Health

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​Show employees that their safety is your priority. Foster a culture in which safety is fully integrated and becomes a shared responsibility using near miss reporting and other helpful resources to enhance culture and engage employees.

Creating a Safety Culture
Center for Construction Research and Training

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How a Leading-edge SHE Culture Creates Value for Shareholders and Stakeholders

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Safety Culture and Climate in Construction: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice

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Safety Culture and Effective Safety Management

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Firmenich's EHS Principles and Codes

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Not an Easy Task: Dramatic Improvement Starts with Safety Culture

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Management Leadership and Commitment
12 Success Strategies for New Safety Managers

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2016 CEOs Who 'Get It'

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21 Innovative Tips for Safety Professionals in Resolving Workplace Conflict

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Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry: Administration & Programs

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Achieving Excellence in Safety Culture

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Driving Toward "0" - Best Practices in Corporate Safety and Health

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Faster, Better, Smarter: How to Communicate Effectively

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Help! They Made Me the New Safety Manager: How to Thrive and Survive on the Job

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How to Be a Safety Manager that Everyone Wants to Work For

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Leading by Example Helps Improve Workplace Safety: Study

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Fort Worth Completes OSHA Challenge in 20 Months

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OSHA Training for Safety Professionals

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Principles of Occupational Safety and Health

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Safety Culture and Effective Safety Management

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Safety Leadership: Six Important Actions to Move Safety Forward

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Safety Leadership: Making Better Decisions for Serious Injury Prevention

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Safety Leadership: Serious Event Prevention

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Safety Leadership: Why Don't Employees Follow the Rules?

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Supervisors’ Safety Development Program

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Supervisors’ Safety Manual

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The Business Case for Investment in Safety: A Guide for Executives

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Executive’s Guide to Safety: An Action Plan that Benefits Employees and the Bottom Line

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What Will Be Your Safety Legacy?

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You’ve Just Been Made the Supervisor...Now What?

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21 Success Strategies for Safety Managers in Leadership Roles

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Developing Supervisors and Managers as Safety Leaders

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Teaching Supervisors To Be Safety Coaches

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Workforce Involvement
Authentic Involvement

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Be Healthy: Engaging Employee Participation and Leadership Support

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Campbell Institute: Top 10 Ways to Disengage Your Employees in EHS Initiatives

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Leading a Horse to Water: Increasing Employee Participation and Leadership Support

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OSHA Challenge Leads Thomas & Marker to Success

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OSHA Challenge Participant Ameristar's Key Investment in Keeping Workers Safe Pays Off

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Safety Leadership: Engaging Employees in Process Safety

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Engage Your Employees in Safety

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Set a framework of effective processes and procedures to ensure work tasks are completed safely. Gain access to practices that will lead your organization into the future of safety.

Audits, Inspections, and Behavior-Based Safety
Behavior-Based Safety: A Study of Pros and Cons

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OSHA Checklists for General Industry

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Safety Inspections

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Safety Inspections

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A Math Primer on Behavioral Safety

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Behavior Based Safety

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Contractor and Supply Chain Management
Haskell Improves Safety Performance at Construction Projects

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Auto Parts Manufacturing Corporation

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OSHA Temporary Worker Initiative

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The Great American Ballpark

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Procuring R-Active at Abbott

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A Practitioner's Approach to Utilizing Leading Indicators to Drive Contractor Safety Performance

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Emergency Preparedness and Response
Are You Weather-Ready? Severe Weather Preparedness

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Emergency Preparedness Plan

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Employee Emergency and Fire Prevention Plans

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Evacuation Plans and Procedures eTool

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Evacuation Plans and Procedures eTool

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On-Site Emergency Response Planning Guide and CD

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OSHA Emergency Preparedness

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Violence Among Employees

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Hiring, Training, and Workforce Development
Alone but not Alienated

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Blended Learning and Safety Training

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National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Training

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Online Safety Training

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OSHA Training by Topic

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OSHA Videos to Loan

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Safety for Temporary Workers

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Safety Training Methods

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Safety Training Techniques

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Prescription Drug Webinar

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Prescription Pain Medications: A Fatal Cure for Injured Workers

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Incident Investigation
Incident Investigation

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Incident Investigation and Reporting

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Incident Investigation: Root Cause Analysis

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OSHA Reporting Requirements

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Risk-Based Safety Management System: Key Components for Applying Safety Risk to EHS

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OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

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Firmenich's Root Cause Map

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Integrating Safety with Other Business Processes
Change in Safety Culture at Pepper Construction Group

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The Inseparability of Safety and Business Success

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Safety Mangement Systems
Heinrich Revisited: Truisms or Myths

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Nine Elements of a Successful Safety and Health System

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OSHA Safety and Health Management Systems

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Safety and Health Management Systems eTool

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Safety Management Techniques

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Ritrama Invests in Safety and Improves its Bottom Line

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Avoid the Dark Side of Workers' Compensation Claims: Use Early Return to Work Programs

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Beyond the Injury

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Workplace Design and Engineering
Clearing the Air at Acme Foundry: Integrated Engineering Design of a New Casting Cleaning and Finishing Facility

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Safety Through Design

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Identify potential hazards and decrease the likelihood of an incident or severe injury or illness. Find out how to reduce hazards for all your employees with a premium selection of articles and safety tips.

Chemical Storage and Handling
Bonding and Grounding

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Chemical Storage Compatibility Guidelines

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Comparing Chemical Labeling Systems

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Gas Cylinder Storage and Handling

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Globally Harmonized System

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NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

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Construction Risks
Air Gun Safety

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Construction Toolbox Talks

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Fall Protection for Aerial Work Platforms

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Hand and Power Tool Safety

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OSHA General Industry vs. Construction Industry Standards

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Prevention Strategies for Construction's Focus Four Hazards: Strategies for Small Business Training Program

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Protecting Workers on Foot in Road Construction Work Zones

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ANSI/OSHA Ladder Requirements

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Lack of Fall Protection Measures Place Workers at Risk

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Sample Fall Protection Plan for Residential Construction

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Sample Fall Protection Plan: Non-mandatory Guidelines for Complying with 1926.502(k)

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Ergonomics
Avoid Occupational Back Injuries

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Computer Workstation Evaluation Checklist

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Ergonomics in the Workplace

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Ergonomics iOS app

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Ergonomics: Managing for Results

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Lift Correctly

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Office Worker Ergonomics

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Proper Lifting Techniques

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Recognizing Hidden Dangers: 25 Steps to a Safer Office

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Fatigue Management
"Catching up" on Sleep may not Help Worker Alertness: Study

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CDC: 30% of Workers Sleep Less than 6 Hours a Day

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Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, Job Planning
Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry: Administration and Programs

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Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry: Engineering & Technology

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Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

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Hazard Assessment Form

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Job Safety Analysis

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NIOSH Impact Sheets

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OSHA's Hazard Identification Training Tool

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Risk Management in EHS Systems

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Safety Hazards in an Office Setting

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The Path to Comprehensive Operational Risk Management

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OSHA Steps to an Effective Hazard Communication Program for Employers That Use Hazardous Chemicals

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Industrial Hygiene
Asbestos Standard 29 CFR 1910.1001

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Carbon Monoxide Facts

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Combustible Dust

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Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

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Slip, Trip, and Fall Management
After the Fall

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ANSI Z359: A New Lift to Fall Protection Standards

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Fall Protection Equipment

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Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls. No Laughing

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Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls: Strategies for Small Business

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Slips, Trips and Falls: Prevention and Regulations

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Transportation Safety
Cell Phone Policy Kit for Employers

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DDC 4

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DDC Online

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Fleet Safety at Abbott

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Motor Fleet Safety Manual & CD

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U.S. DOT Training Requirements

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What Were You Thinking? The Myth of Multitasking

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6 Best Practices World-Class Organizations Use to Address Distracted Driving

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Hands-free or Handheld: Risks your Workplace Can’t Afford

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The Multitasking Myth

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Our Brains on Technology: A Risky Combo for Drivers

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Set achievable goals and use a mix of leading and lagging indicators to monitor your safety performance. Start measuring and preventing workplace injuries with these practical tools and incentive programs.

Goal Setting, Rewards, and Incentives
Designing a Safety Incentive Program

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Giving more Value to Incentive Programs

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Safety Incentive Programs

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What's Your Reward?

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Lagging and Leading Indicators
Does it Really Work? How to Evaluate Safety and Health Changes in the Workplace

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Get Started: Select Leading Indicators to Help Measure Safety

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Injury Facts

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Near Miss Reporting Systems

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Near Misses

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The Benefits of Leading Indicators and Analytics

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The Measure of Safety

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Transforming EHS Performance Measurement through Leading Indicators

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Practical Guide to Leading Indicators: Metrics, Case Studies and Strategies

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Safety Measurement Systems: Are You Measuring Success?

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Noble's Key Performance Indicators

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Obtaining Financial Support for Safety and Health Initiatives
Injury Facts

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Leading Safety into the Future: Workplace Safety

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OSHA's Safety Pays Program

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Preparing the Business Case for Investment in Safety: A Guide for Safety Practitioners

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The Business Case for Investment in Safety: A Guide for Executives

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Journey to Safety Excellence Infographic

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Predictive Analysis
Nate Silver, Billy Beane and Alex Trebek: Making the Case for Predictive Analytics in Workplace Safety

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Predictive Analytics in Workplace Safety: Four Safety Truths that Reduce Workplace Injuries

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Stop Investigating Workplace Injures; Start Preventing them with Predictive Analytics

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