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The Safety Brief In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews
and insights into how contractors and safety managers
can be even more effective in protecting their workers.
In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews and insights into how contractors and safety managers can be even more effective in protecting their workers.

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Continuous Improvement And Safety Without A Budget

Continuous Improvement And Safety Without A Budget

Owners and managers—the bosses—don’t often like change. Try “continuous improvement” to improve safety and efficiency. Start with no budget, in a small area to prove it and catch their attention. First, learn all you can about efficiency programs such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and others. Their goal is to improve

Dan Clark | July 17, 2014 | Continuous Improvement, Podcast | Continuous Improvement, Facility Efficiency, Lean Manufacturing, Organized Workplace, Safety, Workplace Safety


OEE Losses

OEE Losses

OEE losses, the losses in Overall Equipment Effectiveness, can impact safety and cripple work-in-process. Learn here how to save time and money, and keep workers safer. Breakdowns are unsafe, and unproductive. Regular maintenance reduces breakdown frequency. Keep replacement equipment and spare parts in-house to avoid long waits. Small stops are aggravating delays

Dan Clark | July 11, 2014 | OEE, Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Podcast | Facility Efficiency, Safety, TPM, Workplace Safety


Workplace Hazards — 10 Hotspots

Workplace Hazards — 10 Hotspots

Workplace hazards are sometimes hidden in plain sight. Workers and managers need to be aware of 10 dangerous hotspots in facilities. Fall protection is needed on ledges, stairs and places people may slip and fall. Air quality is often ignored because it’s mostly unseen. PPE can help. Temporary electrical installations, such as

Dan Clark | July 10, 2014 | Podcast, Workplace Hazards | Electrical Safety, Facility Efficiency, Facility Marking, Floor Marking, Hazcom, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety


Lean Safety

Lean Safety

Lean safety is the result of implementing “lean” methodology. Lean makes businesses less wasteful, more efficient and more profitable. An efficient workplace is a safer workplace. Simultaneous increases in efficiency and safety are seen at a Minnesota factory. The assembly line was dismantled and repositioned so workers did not have to physically

Dan Clark | July 7, 2014 | Lean Manufacturing, Lean Safety, Podcast | 5S, Facility Efficiency, Floor Marking, Lean Manufacturing, Organized Workplace, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety