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CoatingsPro | Coatings Industry Magazine

How to Protect Employees From Aggressive Behavior at Work

At a recent workshop with about 250 attendees representing approximately 190 organizations, I performed an informal survey. I asked for a show of hands from those whose workplace had a written anti-bullying policy. Less than half of those in attendance raised their hands. I did the same for a workplace anti-violence policy. The response was better than half but still less than two-thirds.

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Abusive Supervision and Workplace Violence

When workplace violence takes place, it’s often at the confluence of multiple factors that have created a perfect storm. One of the most important common denominators in violent workplace incidents is an abusive supervisory style.

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6 Truths About Workplace Violence

Knowledge is power. False knowledge exposes everyone to risk. This is especially true when evaluating your workplace for the risk of workplace violence.

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6 Risky Misconceptions About Workplace Violence

Knowledge is power. False knowledge exposes everyone to risk. This is especially true when evaluating your workplace for the risk of workplace violence.

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Greatest Hits: Why Respirators Matter and How to Pick Them

The application of coatings inherently includes personal safety risks. Contractors often encounter jobsites with dusty and/or vaporous conditions, and without proper protection, excessive exposure can result in a number of problems.

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Improving Your Toolbox Talks: 5 Tips

Toolbox talks can be an important part of your safety arsenal. Here are five tips to help make your next one even better!

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Hearing Safety

Exposure to environmental noise is one of the leading causes of hearing loss throughout the world. Every day we are flooded with transport, industrial, and recreational noises.

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Greatest Hits: Personal Fall Protection Developments

Fall protection has long been a focal point for industries that have people working at height, with coatings contractors chief among them. This year, fall protection moved from an emphasis to a defined mandate.