Safety Huddle

September 2021 Safety Coach: Roll Over Free Safety Minutes

Safety CoachRollover Prevention Safety leaders can steer employees away from the relatively common occurrence of rollover crashes by providing education and training. Unsure where to start? Let us help. Join us for free online training from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6. John Counts, a retired Texas Department of Public Safety senior trooper, who …

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June 2021 Newsletter: Dip Your Toes in This Safety Pool

Best and Brightest In the U.S., preliminary data for 2020 shows that while vehicle miles driven were down, crash rates increased. Transportation incidents continue to be the leading cause of occupational fatalities. The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2019 show an increase in transportation-related occupational fatalities. Of those killed on the job, nearly …

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April 2021 Newsletter: ABCs Backward: Conceive, Believe, Achieve!

Mythbusters Distracted driving is all too common and deadly. Distracted Driving Awareness Month is a perfect opportunity to educate employees on safe driving behaviors. One of the best ways to participate is to dispel myths about distracted driving. Discuss the following three common myths with employees to encourage them to be safer on the roads: …

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February 2021 Safety Coach: Don’t Chase Safety, Choose Safety

Safety CoachSpeed Toward Solutions During the pandemic, traffic volume has decreased on roads across the U.S., but traffic fatalities have increased at a disproportionate rate. In part, this can be traced to speeding, distracted driving and even not wearing a seat belt – all reckless driving behaviors. Too many drivers see open roads and think …

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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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April 2020 Safety Coach: Be Open to Change Because Life Won’t Stay the Same

Safety CoachGaze to the Future I’ve heard it said that education is the passport to the future, and tomorrow belongs to those who prepare today. My question for you is this: What are you doing to prepare for tomorrow? After you return to work, you will be faced with transportation safety challenges, some related to …

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