Building a Culture of Safety

Building a Culture of Safety

Creating an effective culture of safety takes the commitment of an entire organization from the top down. Leaders need to be visibly dedicated to change by communicating the organization’s vision and openly receiving feedback from employees addressing concerns, in...

Eliminate Phone Alerts in Work Zones

Eliminate Phone Alerts in Work Zones

There’s a new danger in work zones. It’s not falling equipment, excessive noise, or collapsing trenches. No, this risk comes from a device that fits in the palm of your hand – we’re talking about notifications from phones. Notifications from phones (also known as push...

Improving Focus In Work Zones Promotes Safety

Improving Focus In Work Zones Promotes Safety

If you’re in the field of occupational safety, you know how crucial it for employees to be focused on their jobs. That’s even more important when you’re managing workers in the construction industry, or those responsible for driving. Unfortunately, distractions in the...

The Benefits Of Focused Safety Policies

The Benefits Of Focused Safety Policies

There is no such thing as a workplace that’s “too safe.” Striving for the highest possible safety performance sometimes seems like an impossible goal, yet it is achievable. The answer lies in creating a focused safety policy. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what a...

Managing the Change Mobile Devices Have Brought to the Workplace

Managing the Change Mobile Devices Have Brought to the Workplace

Technological Innovations Drive Business Forward …And Complicate Things Technology and organizational change have always gone hand in hand. Introducing new technologies to a business can have significant impact on even the most basic business processes. Take for...

Zero Incident Culture: A Proactive Approach to Safety

Zero Incident Culture: A Proactive Approach to Safety

How Many Is Too Many? Safety excellence is often top of mind for any company. How should safety performance be quantified, though? Should there be a number of incidents that are deemed acceptable? The reality is, when it comes to safety, we should all be striving for...

How to Successfully Manage Fleet Driver Safety

How to Successfully Manage Fleet Driver Safety

Fleet Driver Safety Management is all about implementing and sustaining a safe driving culture in a business. Of course, the responsibility for safe driving comes down to the employee behind the wheel, but a safe driving program or a fleet safety policy is only as...

The Best Fleet Driver Safety Tips for Fleet Managers

The Best Fleet Driver Safety Tips for Fleet Managers

Let’s assume your safe driving policy is in place. It’s a comprehensive, all-inclusive policy that adheres to the National Safety Council’s recommendations for an organization-wide policy prohibiting the use of cell phones while driving. It's a best-practices policy...

Distracted Driving Training: How To Tackle Fleet Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Training: How To Tackle Fleet Distracted Driving

Advice to Fleet Managers on How to Prevent Distracted Driving with Fleet Training With the rise of mobile technology, it is hugely important that fleet managers put into action a safety training program aimed at eliminating distracted driving among fleet drivers....

The Next Wave of Workforce Performance and Safety

The Next Wave of Workforce Performance and Safety

The Importance of Context in Successfully Enforcing Mobile Device Usage Policies When the iPhone first launched, it was with the slogan “This Changes Everything”. Prophetic words. As we look back, while smartphones may not have changed everything, there is no doubt...

How Employers Improve Distracted Driving Prevention Strategies

How Employers Improve Distracted Driving Prevention Strategies

Motor vehicle crashes are the No. 1 cause of work-related deaths. Driving while distracted is a significant contributor to the number of driving crashes, with cell phone use playing an increasingly larger role. Companies understand that they have to protect their...

Everything There Is To Know About Distracted Driving Apps

Everything There Is To Know About Distracted Driving Apps

Cell phones have quickly become essential tools in the modern world, keeping us connected to every aspect of our hectic lives. However, their use has without doubt also played a major role in the increase of distracted driving incidents worldwide. According to the...

Prevent Employee Texting And Driving Crashes

Prevent Employee Texting And Driving Crashes

In January 2010, a cable company truck slammed into the rear of a motor vehicle that had stopped to make a turn onto a rural highway, killing two women. Not only did the driver admit that he had been texting while driving prior to the accident, but also his phone...

Incorporating Distracted Driving Software Solutions

Incorporating Distracted Driving Software Solutions

The question of what is distracted driving is easily answered. Yet, the problems associated with distracted driving have become so entrenched in society that the question demands to be asked repeatedly. On a basic level, distracted driving means driving while not...

Top 5 Distractions to Concern Managers in Commercial Driving

Top 5 Distractions to Concern Managers in Commercial Driving

All companies with commercial vehicles on the road need to come to grips with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)* regulations in relation to commercial distracted driving. The first step for any health and safety manager is to identify the most...

Top 5 “Must Haves” in a Commercial Distracted Driving Policy

Top 5 “Must Haves” in a Commercial Distracted Driving Policy

Distracted driving is the No. 1 cause of workplace deaths in the U.S., accounting for over 40,000 deaths in 2016, which is a 14% increase from 2014 the largest increase in more than 50 years. Driver distraction is a significant contributor to truck crashes, and...