Plant Maintenance Portal: Safety

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Developing a safety program

Beyond lip service: The differences that add up to effective safety
It seems that every company executive, plant manager and supervisor is quick to espouse safety first, but are they? Are you?

Developing a health and safety program
A well-tailored safety program can save money and safeguard lives.

Principles of a safety culture
Reducing accidents and enhancing employee safety awareness may drive down insurance rates, the potential for fines, worker compensation rates and lost production time.

Culture clash of safety
Differences between good and bad safety cultures, according to Michael Hewitt, vice president, Global Workplace Safety Practice, DuPont.

Making the workplace safe
Safety professionals discuss ergonomics, incentives and what makes a good safety program

Safety is no accident
Plant safety and security has never been more important given the current political climate.

Incentive versus recognition: what really keeps workers safe
Getting workers involved in overall risk reduction activities

Machine safety systems ease troubleshooting, expedite repairs and improve safety
The conflict between keeping machines running and maintaining a safe working environment always will exist.

Eight key elements of an effective safety automation program
As safety standards continue to evolve and new technologies emerge, the challenge for many organizations is where to begin.

Changing unsafe attitudes
Addressing workers’ attitudes towards safety.

Toe the line
Electrical system safety and regulatory compliance begins with an accurate single-line diagram

High-priced mistakes
Editor in Chief Paul Studebaker says plant safety is too important to leave to chance, and that you can enrich yourself by learning from others' mistakes.

Signs of safety
People who visit many facilities and have the opportunity to compare appearances with attitudes and statistics.

Safety resources
A column dedicated to fostering the world’s safest workplaces

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