Tag Archives: iipp

07Nov 2017

Ask the Expert – Employee Accountability

Question:  How do I hold an employee accountable if they aren’t following safety procedures or policies? Answer:  Your written IIPP should have specific details regarding what your safety policies are as well as the disciplinary procedures you have implemented to … Read more »

Posted in Ask the Expert, Workplace Safety | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
30Aug 2017

A Fungus in the Fields—Valley Fever Cases On the Rise in Parts of California

Health officials urge employers to address Valley Fever in your IIPP. Back in the 1950s, Terry Noland released the song “There Was a Fungus Among Us.” You have to pronounce the “g” in “among” to get the true effect of … Read more »

Posted in IIPP, Industrial Hygiene, Wellness, Workplace Safety | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
03Nov 2015

How to Create a Successful IIPP

In 2013, nearly 3.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses occurred in the U.S., according to the latest available data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That means, when averaged out, more than 7 workplace injuries occur every minute … Read more »

Posted in IIPP, Workplace Safety | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
09Feb 2013

Creating an Illness and Injury Prevention Program on a Dime

I think it’s fair to say that employers and employees value workplace safety and are willing to do what they reasonably can to avoid workplace accidents and work-related illnesses. Yet most of the supervisors and managers I know who have had an accident occur on their watch have found in hindsight that they could have done more to prevent it.
Read more »

Posted in Industrial Hygiene, Workplace Safety | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment