Safety First has taken on a whole new meaning during the Covid 19 pandemic. Meet Julian Hogeterp: our #CoolJob feature and a key player in helping J.D Irving, Limited respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
Guardhat Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Setting the Industry Benchmark in Worforce Connected Safety
Guardhat combines intelligent proprietary software with modern wearable technology to provide frontline industrial workers with connected safety and comprehensive situational awareness
World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Emerging Challenges
The focus of this year’s United Nations World Day for Safety and Health at Work is addressing the outbreak of infectious diseases in workplaces – undoubtedly a predominant concern right now for health and safety personnel everywhere in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives seal of approval from BG RCI
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH, with its Bielefeld and Flensburg locations, is the first company in the paper industry to receive the "Safe with a System" seal of approval from the BG RCI: the professional association for raw materials and the chemical industry.
How to stay comfortable and prevent injury when working from home
By now, millions of people who would normally commute to an office are working from home. For many, stiff necks and sore buttocks are making it clear that their homes aren’t ideally set up for spending eight hours a day at the computer.
Iggesund’s UK mill accident-free in 2019
Iggesund Paperboard’s paperboard mill in Workington, UK, did not have a single accident that led to absence during the whole of 2019. Quite an achievement, especially considering that more than 320 people work there, in a heavy process industry.
Drax achieves industry-leading safety record
Morehouse BioEnergy achieves two years with no recordable safety incidents. More than five years safe at the Port of Baton Rouge.
Digitalizing industrial safety towards ‘100% safe’ with Virtual Reality - How to make safety an embedded part of a company’s culture?
When safety is on the top of the agenda in most industrial companies, how is it still possible to have over 100,000 occupational accidents every year in Finland?
Four Ways Sustainability Feeds Domtar’s Safety Culture
Sustainability is one of our core principles, and it drives everything from how we harvest trees and manufacture goods to how we help improve the communities where we live, work and play.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre makes cross-audits in Germany
Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre continue collaboration in safety. A pilot program started with cross-audits in both companies’ production facilities in Finland in late 2018.
Recycling Plant Meets Safety Milestone
Greif’s paper recycling plant in Dalton, Georgia reached an impressive safety milestone in October, operating seven years without a medical case. This achievement by the Dalton team supports the company’s aspiration of achieving zero accidents worldwide.
Proactive Safety Engages Employees at Our Kamloops Mill
Improving employee safety in 21st-century manufacturing environments is a continual journey and one that’s becoming more and more personal at our Kamloops Mill. Our proactive safety measures involve each of our colleagues.
Resolute Employees Contribute to Important Research on Night Shift Worker Fatigue
Back in the early 2000s, the management team at Resolute’s La Doré (Quebec) sawmill noticed that the workers responsible for sorting lumber during the night shift were susceptible to making errors when they became drowsy.
A Healthy Workplace is a Safer Workplace
A person’s physical and mental health directly affects her or his ability to work safely. This is why our well-being and safety initiatives go hand in hand. By helping to keep our colleagues healthy, we’re creating a safer workplace at Domtar.
Occupational safety in the company
At DS Smith Tecnicarton we are committed to prevention and the internal training of our employees as a guarantee of safety at work
Millar Western’s Fox Creek sawmill marks a year with zero safety incidents
On Tuesday, June 25, our Fox Creek Wood Products Division celebrated a huge milestone: a full year of operation without a single lost-time, medical-aid or first-aid incident.
Tolko’s High Level Division becomes first in company history to reach 1 million hours incident-free!
We’re excited to announce that at approximately 3:30 pm MT on June 25, 2019, our High Level team officially became the 1st division at Tolko to reach 1 million hours without a single recordable incident!
Cascades Tissue Group Q&A: Chantal Chabot
In my position, I provide guidance and support to the Tissue Group facilities in Quebec in their efforts to improve workplace safety.
Workplace health and safety conference aims to alleviate substance abuse issues
Day two of Workplace Safety North's inaugural health and safety conference emphasized the impact of substance abuse in the sawmill and forestry industry
Alta Mill boasts one year accident free
NAPLES — Alta Forest Products, located in Naples, has reached the achievement of one year completely accident free.
Safety is more than numbers
“Augsburg mill has developed a comprehensive zero accident action plan, including safety leadership on all levels, commitment and clear role models with exemplary management of changes.”
360 Degree Commitment to Safety
This week we had a 360° Celebration of our Commitment to Safety at Automatic Handling. Over the past three years we have continued to improve our safety program, culture, and commitment.