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September 2021 Newsletter: Be a True Craftsman of the Safety Trade

Road to Recovery During National Recovery Month in September, start with these three ways to address substance use in your workplace: Provide education on opioids (including painkillers such as Vicodin and Percocet) Expand drug panel testing to include the detection of opioids Review your benefits package and explain mental health services and substance use treatment …

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January 2021 Safety Coach: Those Are Just Flakes of Confetti!

Safety CoachCream of the Crop Positively acknowledging driver behavior is a good motivational tool. At U.S. Infrastructure’s Keller, Texas, location, drivers receive a safety scorecard on a weekly basis. Telematics data is used to track hard-braking and acceleration events. Teams compete for prizes that reward safe driving behaviors. The result of this innovative effort led …

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November 2020 Newsletter: Turkey, Stuffing and Safety

Award Applications Transportation safety in the workplace is key. Occupationally, transportation incidents are a leading cause of fatalities. Fatalities are one piece. Employer costs extend to lost productivity, bent metal costs, the impact on fringe benefits, legal costs, citations and more. At the Shell Exploration and Production Company, workers stay in resident camps rather than …

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National Safety Council Honors Texas Employers with 2019 Our Driving Concern Traffic Safety Awards

16 organizations demonstrate commitment to keeping employees safer on Texas roadways At least one person has died on Texas roads every day for the last 18½ years. On May 30, 16 Texas employers who have partnered with the National Safety Council and Our Driving Concern were recognized for their commitment to end the unenviable streak. “It is heartbreaking to …

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