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What We Built Into Simple Safety Coach, and Why

By Susen Trail in Simple Safety Coach News & Information

07/21/2020

"Water, water everywhere nor any drop to drink." This is a line from English poet Samuel Taylor Coolidge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner. It refers to sailors dying of thirst surrounded by the salt water of the ocean.

As we discussed in part one, our team at Simple Safety Coach not...

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Why Did We Create Simple Safety Coach?

By Susen Trail in Simple Safety Coach News & Information

07/05/2020

At Simple Safety Coach, we did not transition an old, existing, software product from a previous purpose.  We didn’t look at other safety management software companies, much, to copy what they considered was currently hot in the market.  We based our software product development...

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Benefits of Electronic Pre-Shift Surveys

By Susen Trail in Safety Culture

06/25/2020

Pre-Shift Surveys that can be completed on a computer or mobile phone, before the employees even leave the home, have many advantages over taking an employee’s temperature once they arrive.

  1. Using a temperature of 100.4’F to exclude employees from the workplace will...

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OSHA Covid-19 Update

By Susen Trail in Good Safety Practices

06/05/2020

Prior to understanding that bacteria and viruses from contaminated material and hands transmitted disease doctors seldom washed their hands.  As a result each patient treated was exposed to every disease the doctor had seen earlier in the day.  OSHA and Safety and Health...

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Safety and Health Professionals are Essential

By Susen Trail in Safety Culture

05/25/2020

Did you know that Safety and Health professionals are considered essential? 

While the Bureau of Labor Statistics recent statistics show an increase in the number of preventable fatalities the number of qualified safety and health professionals is still flatlined and aging. ...

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Skin Is Handy, So Protect It

By Susen Trail in Good Safety Practices

05/07/2020

Depending on who you ask, or which website you read, (I agree with the CDC) skin is the largest organ on the body.  Skin comprises 10% of body mass, usually weighing in at about 8 pounds, and has an area the size of the average house doorway.  Skin is the body’s first line of...

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How Does Noise Work

By Susen Trail in Good Safety Practices

04/27/2020

How does noise work?  You don’t have to take a physics class to know the phrase ‘sound waves’.  This is a correct term to use when talking about noise.

You know when that car drives up beside you with the radio blaring and you can feel your car vibrate? ...

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Short Take on OSHA Biohazards

By Susen Trail in Good Safety Practices

04/22/2020

OSHA standards have very limited coverage of biohazards.  Even 1910.1030, the Bloodborne Pathogen standard only related to exposure to human blood, totally ignoring the variety of diseases, such as coronaviruses, that can be transmitted from animal blood or saliva to humans via inhalation...

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How Technology Can Assist with Social Distancing

By Mike Harper in Safety Culture

04/05/2020

The adoption of safety management technology spans everywhere from a few paper forms sitting around the office to completely automated desktop and mobile apps.  Most companies fall into the majority category of having some form of technology to help manage safety processes but are still...

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List of Steps to Manage Return to Work After the Quarantine

By Susen Trail in Safety Culture

03/30/2020

Recently I came across bing.com/covid with a map of all the countries in the world and the statistics about the disease at each location.  Very user friendly with small dots for few confirmed COVID-19 cases and large dots for...

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