Tag Archives: workplace safety

This Week – A Look at Two Recent Events in Columbus

This week, we want to report on two events that happened this month in Columbus. Both focused on workers from a different perspective. On May 2 CALMC held our regular membership meeting. Our audience of management leaders, union officials and … Continue reading

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Did You Know: We are Halfway Through 2016

On July 1, we passed the half-way point of 2016. You may have begun the new year with the usual resolutions, but we are not going to dwell on those. It is time, however, to look at what has happened … Continue reading

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Entry 200

This is our 200th Blog posting! When Meredith and I began writing this around 4 years ago, I wondered if anyone would ever read it. My thanks go out to you that found us and read our entries. I will … Continue reading

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A Reminder About Other Resources From CALMC

This week, I want to remind you of another resource for information about employee involvement and labor-management cooperation, our Facebook page. Meredith has posted links to a number of videos on labor-management collaboration. They provide quick links to see hoe … Continue reading

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Could Your Business Use an Extra $50,000?

What could your business do with an extra $50,000? One of our Safety Always clients saved over $50,000 this year on workers’ compensation premiums because of their improved safety record. That $50,000 reflects just the cash savings on the insurance … Continue reading

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What can Labor-Management Committees and Employee Involvement Teams Do? – Part 1

We often are asked what Labor-Management Committees and Employee Engagement Teams can do. This is one of the most searched questions leading people to our blog. Over the next few blog entries, we will look at some of the things … Continue reading

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Labor Management Committee Update – Safety and Job Retention

At CALMC, we have the pleasure of working with some excellent labor-management committees. Each of these successful committees is distinguished by the commitment of their members, both employees and managers, to working together to improve their workplace. Each has benefited … Continue reading

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Why Safety Always is Different From Other Safety Programs

In my last few blogs, I have written about how the OSHA guidelines for an effective health and safety program compare to CALMC’s Safety Always process. As we have noted, Safety Always is well aligned with the OSHA process. Last … Continue reading

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