Difficulties Calculating LTIFR and Other Safety Indicators By Tom Gardener The difficulties often encountered when calculating LTIFR and other safety indicators are not with the calculation itself but with the data that is included in the calculation. What are hours worked? What is a lost time … [Read more...] about Difficulties Calculating LTIFR and Other Safety Indicators
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LTIFR – A Measure of Safety Performance?
LTIFR - A Measure of Safety Performance? By Tom Gardener Look at almost any company's annual report and you'll find some comments about what the business is doing to improve their safety performance - usually measured by the number of injuries they've had that year and more specifically how many … [Read more...] about LTIFR – A Measure of Safety Performance?
Lifting Safety Slogans
Lifting Safety Slogans According to a 2009 OSHA report, back injuries are the number one work-related injury reported (http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=FACT_SHEETS&p_id=146). OSHA goes on to state that three-fourths of back-related injuries were lifting related, … [Read more...] about Lifting Safety Slogans