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JUL 2013

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control them. Take time when you set your goals to understand what might get in the way of success and what you can do to overcome the barrier. Also, take time to understand what you are already doing that will give you the momentum to succeed. Ever y coatings job is different, which means that the safety goals will be different. Tailor the definition of success for each job to make sure that you are doing everything that you need to do to achieve a safe workplace. The Best Goal of All The very best safety goal a person or work team can adopt is a "nobody gets hurt" attitude. This goal can be the target for every year, every day, and every job. It's a goal that you may want Music City Center GE ING KNOWLED BUILD to use for yourself or suggest to your team. When you think about it, the goal can help you look out for yourself and others, and it's a way to encourage others to look out for you. This goal can be set anytime of the year, which means that you don't have to wait for 2014 to roll around to put it in place. There is no better time than now to set your safety goals. When creating your jobsite goals, consider these facts: • You are required to comply with OSHA standards and regulations. • You may be required to keep a log of any job-related injuries and illnesses. (OSHA Form 300, Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, can be used for this record-keeping.) • You must display OSHA safety and health information in the workplace. • You must tell your employees about hazardous chemicals in their workspace and train them on proper safeguards. • You are subject to inspection by safety and health officials. For more information, check out: http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data_ General_Facts/newbusinesses-factsheet. pdf CP CArl Potter is a board-certified safety professional (CSP) and is a certified management consultant (CMC). His body of work includes the development of the Hazard Recognition and Control Workshop and authorship of seven books, including the best-seller Who Is REGISTER NOW Responsible for Safety? He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and corporate safetyfocused events. Carl may be contacted at carl@ NASHVILLE 2013 SHOW DATES: September 25 - 27 CONFERENCE: September 24 - 27 Music City Center | Nashville, TN www.constructshow.com potterandassociates.com deb Potter, PhD, is a cer tified manage ment consultant (CMC) and specializes in USE CODE: ADCP1 FOR FREE EXHIBIT HALL ADMISSION NOW THROUGH AUGUST 15, 2013. safet y management consulting for high-risk industries. As the author of Zero! Responsible Safety Management by Design, she works with leaders at all levels of organizations to develop zero-injury cultures. She is on faculty of the School of Advanced Studies at the #CONSTRUCT University of Phoenix. Deb may be contacted at deb@potterandassociates.com Write in Reader Inquiry #275 26 CoatingsPro g July 2013

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