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Rewarding Workers for Safety – the Right Way

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Many organizations have a "pay for performance" system built into departmental or individual safety goals. Everyone likes to be recognized, and if there’s a little gift or monetary incentive along with that recognition, even better! But is a tangible reward the best way to incentivize employees to follow safety procedures? According to Paul Angelo, Principal Consultant at DEKRA, rewarding workers for attaining zero injuries in a department during a specific time period can lead to under-reporting incidents just to get the reward.

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Drowsy Driving? An Accident Waiting to Happen

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Drowsy driving contributes to more crashes than the federal government had initially estimated, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Sleepiness can result in crashes at any time of the day or night, but there are factors that are most commonly associated with drowsy-driving crashes. Read our blog to learn about the preventative measures you can take.

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Contain Your Risk! Safety Reminders for Unloading Shipping Containers

Contain Your Risk! Safety Reminders for Unloading Shipping Containers

Unloading shipping containers isn’t easy, workers need to be aware of the many safety hazards that could potentially arise. Here are a few reminders on safe loading and unloading that could prevent an injury and are worth reviewing.

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Why Fall Prevention Awareness Week is Personal to DEKRA SVP, Don Martin

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Fall Prevention Awareness Week is an excellent opportunity for organizations to renew their safety efforts around working at height. Find out why DEKRA’s SVP Don Martin feels this is an important week.

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Top 10 Safety Topics Your Colleagues Are Reading About

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A compilation of DEKRA's Greatest Hits in safety reading. The very best white papers and e-books that your peers found most impactful.

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The Dangers of Brain Fatigue

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Neurocognitive fatigue can seriously impair performance and contribute to at-risk behavior. Discover what organizational leaders can do to mitigate its effects.

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What to Take From OSHA's Top 10 Violations

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Using what we know to impact safety.

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Taking Charge of Exposure

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Employees confront exposures with almost every task, putting them in a nearly constant state of vulnerability to injury. Fortunately, there’s something leaders can do to limit the risk.

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The Economy is Picking Up – Make Sure Safety Doesn’t Let Down

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During times of growth, safety can struggle to keep up with changes in the business. Here are some important things to consider.

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Driving Toward Zero

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Learn how BNSF Intermodel Railway is creating a culture aimed at zero injuries.

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