Three Common Ways The “Safety Person” Becomes a Liability to Your Business

Xanthia Coates Article Home Page, Safety Leadership, Safety Legislation, Workplace Safety and Health

Are you a business owner that’s invested in a ‘safety person’ to take care of workplace safety? While this is a well intended and common practice, most business owners are unaware that they can be creating a liability for themselves and their company. Here are three common ways your ‘safety person’ can be creating a risk exposure for your business. …

The Neuroscience of Safety Habits

Xanthia Coates Article Home Page, Safety Leadership, Safety Training, Workplace Safety and Health

One of the most challenging aspects of safety management is changing employee’s safety habits.   At best; it’s exhausting, and at worst; initiatives don’t seem to work at all! However, when we understand what a habit is and how it develops, we can use this understanding to help employees change their “bad” habits more easily.   The dictionary defines habit …

Workplace Health and Safety

Employer Questions: COVID-19 Work Refusal

1Life Workplace Safety Solutions Article Home Page, COVID-19, Workplace Safety and Health

How do you deal with an employee’s COVID-19 work refusal? Our partner, People First HR Services, featured our President, Theo Heineman, in its January newsletter discussing that very topic. It’s a very informative newsletter for employers and employees about health and safety during COVID-19. In the newsletter, Theo discusses: How employers can access helpful COVID-19 Health and Safety Planning kits …