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Lance Roux

Lance Roux
Lance is the founder of SafetyPro Resources, LLC. He is a Certified Safety Professional.
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Recent Posts

Are Independent Contractors Protected by OSHA?

May 13, 2022

How a Safety Consultant Can Improve Your Risk Management

Apr 18, 2022

Environmental Compliance in Construction

Apr 5, 2022

Measuring the ROI of Construction Safety

Mar 30, 2022

Tips for Ladder Safety in Construction

Mar 22, 2022

Top 10 OSHA Violations and How to Avoid Them

Mar 12, 2022

Why Hire a Safety Consultant?

Mar 4, 2022

What are the Steps of a Corrective Action Plan?

Feb 27, 2022

How to Implement a Safety Management System in Construction

Feb 22, 2022

What is a Corrective Action Plan and Why is it Important?

Feb 18, 2022

Steps to Take After a Construction Accident

Feb 10, 2022

How to Prepare for a Surprise OSHA Inspection

Feb 4, 2022

How to Manage Conflict Between Safety Consultants and Contractors

Jan 21, 2022

Average Cost of Workplace Injuries

Jan 17, 2022

Environmental Compliance: Tier 2 Reporting 101

Dec 14, 2021

Work-Related Injuries: Heavy Lifting 101

Dec 13, 2021

Construction Safety Requirements for Commercial Contractors

Dec 2, 2021

Safety Training for General Contractors

Dec 1, 2021

How Hard Hat Classes Reduce Work-Related Injuries

Oct 21, 2021

Online vs. On-Site Safety Training for Contractors

Oct 7, 2021

When Should a General Contractor Hire a Safety Consultant?

Sep 23, 2021

6 Ways a Safety Program Saves You Money

Sep 9, 2021

How OSHA Regulations Can Protect Contractors from Work-Related Injury

Aug 19, 2021

Construction Equipment that Requires Certifications

Aug 10, 2021

Are Workplace Violence and Harassment Safety Risks?

Jul 22, 2021

Construction Safety Tips for Small Contractors

Jul 21, 2021

Top 7 Causes of Work-Related Injuries on Construction Sites

Jul 12, 2021

Electrical Safety: Test Before You Touch

Jul 8, 2021

Preventing Vehicle Back Over and Struck-By Accidents

Jun 17, 2021

7 Key Factors for Forklift Safety

Jun 10, 2021

Hurricane Safety Planning for 2021

Jun 7, 2021

Importance of Workplace Hydrogen Sulfide Safety

May 20, 2021

Safe Material Handling: Heavy Lifting 101

May 6, 2021

7 Strategies to Improve Workplace Driving Safety

Apr 22, 2021

2021 Workers’ Memorial Day: Pledge to Do More for Worker Safety

Apr 8, 2021

Reduce Workplace Injuries by Improving Ladder Safety

Mar 18, 2021

Importance of Managing Workplace Fatigue

Mar 4, 2021

Construction Hard Hat Safety Tips

Feb 18, 2021

Reducing the Risk of Struck-by Construction Injuries and Fatalities

Feb 11, 2021

OSHA Requirements for Recording Work-Related COVID Cases

Jan 21, 2021

Social Distancing in the Workplace

Jan 7, 2021

9 Steps for Effective Accident Investigations

Feb 7, 2020

How to Set Effective Safety Goals for Your Company

Oct 25, 2018

6 Things You Should Know Before Hiring a Safety Consultant

Sep 6, 2018

The 6 Essential Traits We Look for When Hiring Safety Professionals

Jul 29, 2017

Why Hiring a Safety Consultant to Fix Your Safety Culture Probably Won’t Work

Jul 18, 2017

Is It Time to Dump Your Behavior Based Safety Program?

Jun 27, 2017

Safety Culture: Are You Sure You have One?

Jun 20, 2017

Video: 5 Tips for Reducing Injuries Among New Employees

Aug 1, 2016

Video: 5 Things You Should Do Before Your Next OSHA Inspection.

Jul 25, 2016

Five Elements of an Effective Safety Culture

Jul 10, 2015

Tips for Improving Employee Participation During Safety Meetings

Jul 2, 2015

Should You Give Your Workers Stop-Work Authority?

Jun 30, 2015

Archaic Safety Myths from the Jurassic Era

Jun 9, 2015

Effective Safety Leaders in Culture Change

Jun 2, 2015

Worker Safety in Hospitals

May 29, 2015

How To Prevent Excavation Fatalities

May 27, 2015

Important Scaffolding Safety Tips for Workers

May 21, 2015

How to Prevent Violence in the Workplace According to OSHA

May 19, 2015

Safety News: OSHA Issues Final Rule on Confined Spaces in Construction

May 15, 2015

Safety Tips for Grain Handling

May 12, 2015

Safety Week 2015: Ways to Improve Your Safety Culture

May 8, 2015

The Importance of the ANSI Standards

May 6, 2015

21 Characteristics of Effective Safety Leaders [Infographic]

Apr 30, 2015

International Worker's Memorial Day – April 28, 2015

Apr 22, 2015

What You Can Learn From the Nation’s Safest Construction Company

Apr 17, 2015

Safety News: Heat Illness Prevention Solutions

Apr 14, 2015

Preparing for a RAVS Plus® Audit from ISNetworld®

Apr 10, 2015

#StandDown4Safety: National Fall Protection Training Programs

Apr 2, 2015

What You Should Include in A Supervisor Safety Training Program

Mar 31, 2015

The Role of Safety Administrators

Mar 26, 2015

Important Safety News: GHS and SDS Changes

Mar 24, 2015

What's your Safety Personality? *Revisited* Personality Assessments

Mar 19, 2015

How to Survive a RAVS Plus® Audit from ISNetworld®

Mar 17, 2015

Touchdown Safety! The Importance of Team Safety Self-Awareness

Mar 12, 2015

The Importance of Implementing Near Miss Reporting

Mar 10, 2015

The Roles of a Mindful Safety Mentor

Mar 5, 2015

The Importance of Keeping Incident Records

Mar 3, 2015

The Many Uniforms of Effective Safety Leaders

Feb 26, 2015

Preventing Electrical Hazards by Using Proper GFCI

Feb 24, 2015

4 Reasons Why You Should Develop a Fall Protection Rescue Plan

Feb 19, 2015

The Four Fundamentals That Make Effective Safety Leaders

Feb 17, 2015

Developing a Major Loss Prevention Program

Feb 12, 2015

Preventing Struck by Injuries

Feb 10, 2015

The Importance of Electrical Safety Training

Feb 5, 2015

Medical Treatment and Advocacy in an Injury Management Program

Feb 3, 2015

Elements of Effective Injury Management Programs

Jan 27, 2015

10 Steps to a Safe Driving Policy

Jan 20, 2015

Our Top Ten Safety Blog Posts for 2014

Dec 30, 2014

Does Your Supervisor Safety Training Cover These 5 Key Areas?

Dec 16, 2014

Why You Should Train Your Employees on Accident Investigation

Dec 9, 2014

How to Use a Safety Scorecard to Track Leading Indicators

Dec 2, 2014

11 Reasons You Should Conduct Regular Safety Audits

Nov 25, 2014

Avoid Safety Complacency Through Mindfulness

Nov 18, 2014

The Components of an Effective Safety Management System

Nov 11, 2014

The Importance of Providing First Aid Training to Your Employees

Nov 4, 2014

How To Choose A Safety Expert Witness

Oct 28, 2014

How to Be A Great Safety Leader

Oct 23, 2014

OSHA Process Safety Management Standard

Oct 21, 2014

Protecting Workers From the Ebola Virus

Oct 16, 2014

How to Protect Temporary Workers from Injury

Sep 25, 2014

How to Use Personality Testing in Safety Management

Sep 23, 2014

How to Get Your Employees Engaged In Safety

Sep 16, 2014

Avoid Accidents With These Excavation Safety Tips

Sep 11, 2014

What Do I Do If I Get an OSHA Citation?

Sep 4, 2014

How to Establish a Behavior Based Safety Program

Aug 28, 2014

The Benefits of Safety Perception Surveys

Aug 26, 2014

Best Practices for Conducting Safety Perception Surveys

Aug 21, 2014

Tips for Preventing Backover Injuries on Construction Sites

Aug 14, 2014

Best Practices for Effective Confined Space Entry Training

Aug 7, 2014

OSHA Clarifies Temporary Worker Safety Responsibilities in New Memo

Jul 31, 2014

Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board is Under Investigation

Jul 17, 2014

Whistleblower Law Suit Proves Costlier than the Fines Assessed.

Jul 15, 2014

OSHA's Plans to Update Process Safety Management Standard Move Forward

Jul 8, 2014

OSHA Expands Efforts to Protect Contract Workers

May 29, 2014

Best Practices for Your Next Internal Safety Audit

May 27, 2014

Is 2012 Data on Workplace Fatalities and Injuries Accurate?

May 22, 2014

Are OSHA Whistleblower Protections Effective?

May 15, 2014

Workplace Fatalities in 2012 At Lowest Rate Since 2006

May 13, 2014

The Five Elements of an Effective Hearing Conservation Program

Apr 24, 2014

The Z10 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Standard

Apr 22, 2014

Energy Industry Opposes New Process Safety Management Standards

Apr 17, 2014

How to Develop a Fall Protection Plan

Apr 8, 2014

How to Turn Your Supervisors into Safety Coaches

Apr 3, 2014

How to Conduct a Safety Training Needs Assessment

Apr 1, 2014

How to Evaluate Your Safety Training Program

Mar 27, 2014

Industry Responds to the New OSHA Silica Rule

Mar 25, 2014

Accident Prevention Through Design - 3 Steps to Get Started

Mar 20, 2014

Understanding OSHA's New Hazard Communication Labels

Mar 18, 2014

How to Implement a Safety Management System

Mar 13, 2014

What's Your Safety Personality? Personality Assessments for Safety

Mar 11, 2014

The Five Elements of an Effective Safety Program

Mar 6, 2014

New OSHA Recordkeeping Rule Could Affect More than 300,000 Businesses

Mar 4, 2014

Three Common Causes of Eye Injuries

Feb 25, 2014

Four Key Strategies for Safety Leadership in Accident Investigation

Feb 20, 2014

Seven Best Practices for Scaffold Safety

Feb 18, 2014

How To Apply OSHA's Hierarchy of Controls to Mitigate Safety Hazards

Feb 13, 2014

How to Use Leading Indicators to Measure Safety

Feb 11, 2014

5 Reasons to Outsource Your Safety Management

Feb 6, 2014

ISNetworld® Expands Into Federal Government

Feb 4, 2014

What Does It Cost to Hire a Good ISNetworld® Consultant?

Jan 30, 2014

The Benefits of Outsourcing ISNetworld® Compliance Tasks

Jan 28, 2014

How to Choose a Safety Staffing Company

Jan 23, 2014

10 Tips to Implementing a Successful Safety Coaching Program

Jan 21, 2014

Safety Management: Don't be a Safety Bully

Jan 16, 2014

Safety Management: Strategies to Prevent Unsafe Behavior

Jan 14, 2014

11 Steps to Improving Safety Culture in the Construction Industry

Jan 9, 2014

How to Audit Your Job Safety Analysis ("JSA") Program

Jan 2, 2014

2014 Occupational Health and Safety Outlook

Dec 24, 2013

10 Best Practices for Job Safety Analysis ("JSA") Programs

Dec 19, 2013

How to Identify and Eliminate Safety Hazards through Job Safety Analysis ("JSA")

Dec 17, 2013

Safety Leadership: 5 Best Practices to Empower Your Employees

Dec 12, 2013

Resources to Prepare for a Career as a Safety Professional

Dec 10, 2013

The Most Common OSHA Recordkeeping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Dec 5, 2013

OSHA Citations and ISNetworld® Compliance

Dec 3, 2013

Should You Conduct Your Safety Audit Internally, or Hire an Outside Safety Consultant?

Nov 28, 2013

5 Reasons You Should Conduct Regular Safety Audits

Nov 21, 2013

5 Things You Should Do Before Your Next OSHA Inspection

Nov 19, 2013

Fall Protection Training Tips for Workplace Safety

Nov 14, 2013

Louisiana's Industrial Building Boom Means More Safety Jobs

Nov 12, 2013

How to Write a Safety Manual for ISNetworld® Compliance

Nov 7, 2013

7 Best Practices for Globally Harmonized System ("GHS") Compliance

Nov 5, 2013

Hiring a Safety Consultant to Handle Your ISNetworld® Compliance

Nov 5, 2013

ISNetworld® Compliance: Understanding Waivers of Subrogation

Oct 31, 2013

ISNetworld® Compliance: Developing Effective Safety Programs

Oct 23, 2013

ISNetworld® Compliance - Tips for the Insurance Review Process

Oct 18, 2013

Free Tip Sheet Offers Help with ISNetworld® Compliance

Oct 16, 2013

6 Things You Should Know Before Hiring a Safety Consultant

Sep 5, 2013

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