National Safety Month

National Safety Month

Rolled Metal Products & Safety in the Workplace   June is National Safety Month, and although safety is something we focus on year round, we’d like to share a few ways our service centers maintain their safety first initiatives. RMP-Midwest Working closely with the Alsip Fire Department. Fire Saftey training extends beyond evacuation procedures. According…

Drug-Free Workplace

Drug-Free Workplace

Substance Abuse in the Workplace Have you considered joining your state鈥檚 drug-free workplace program like RMP-South? The Problem 60% of the world鈥檚 production of illegal drugs is consumed in the U.S. Nearly 70% of current users of illegal drugs are employed. Nearly 1 in 4 employed Americans between the ages of 18-35 have illegally used…

workplace checklist

Workplace Housekeeping Checklist

An accident looking for a place to happen may choose a cluttered, dirty work area. You need a clean and orderly workplace to avoid falls, fires and many other kinds of accidents and injuries. A Safer Workplace For a safer workplace, use this checklist:   Floors are free of water, mud, ice, grease, trash and…

Behavioral Safety

Behavior-Based Safety

What is behavioral safety? According to the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, 鈥淏ehavioral safety is the application of behavioral research on human performance to the problems of safety in the workplace. This means that any safety program labeling itself as a behavioral safety program must meet the standards of behavior analytic research as practices are…

Safety is no accident

Safety Is No Accident

Many workplace accidents can be prevented through awareness of one鈥檚 surroundings and focusing on the task at hand. 鈥淪afeStart鈥 is a program developed by Electrolab Training Systems focused on workplace safety.   SafeStart recognizes the most common factors contributing to human error is not lack of knowledge but these four states: rushing, frustration, fatigue, and…