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Pop Quiz: Is That a Performance Issue or a Conduct Issue?

on October 1, 2019
Now and then, employees screw up—but not every blunder carries the same weight. Sometimes it’s a simple mistake; other times, it’s the result of a...
Toby GrahamPop Quiz: Is That a Performance Issue or a Conduct Issue?

Want More Insurance Clients? Think Like a Dentist.

on September 25, 2019
There are two kinds of commercial insurance brokers: those who act like doctors and those who act like dentists. Doctors hope to see their patients...
Keith LewisWant More Insurance Clients? Think Like a Dentist.

Surviving an OSHA Visit: Dos and Don’ts During the Walkaround

on September 18, 2019
What does it take to survive a visit from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration? For many businesses, it’s a million-dollar question—quite literally, as OSHA...
Toby GrahamSurviving an OSHA Visit: Dos and Don’ts During the Walkaround

The 4 Pillars of an Anti-Harassment Initiative (Infographic)

on September 17, 2019
In the past few months here on the Smart Compliance Blog, we’ve focused a great deal of attention on workplace harassment. Influenced by recent news stories,...
Toby GrahamThe 4 Pillars of an Anti-Harassment Initiative (Infographic)

Pop Quiz: Hand Injury Prevention

on September 16, 2019
You’ve got to hand it to hands. Without them, many of us couldn’t handle daily life. If you’ve ever injured your hands, you know firsthand...
Toby GrahamPop Quiz: Hand Injury Prevention

OSHA Recordkeeping: Do You Really Need to Do It?

on September 11, 2019
In the immediate aftermath of a workplace injury, rarely is anyone’s first thought “we need to report this to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.”...
Toby GrahamOSHA Recordkeeping: Do You Really Need to Do It?

Want to Make Better Hiring Decisions? Think Like an NFL GM

on September 10, 2019
$860,000. That’s roughly what a National Football League player can expect to take home in a season. If that seems low, it might be because...
Toby GrahamWant to Make Better Hiring Decisions? Think Like an NFL GM

Lessons in Employee Health and Safety from Campbell Soup Company

on September 9, 2019
After he was hired, David White reduced Campbell’s injury rate by 90%. His workforce health and safety secret? Executive accountability and tone at the top. If you...
Toby GrahamLessons in Employee Health and Safety from Campbell Soup Company

Harassment Training: How to Design for 4 Key Employee Types

on September 3, 2019
Alex, Bill, Cat, and Darren don’t respond to harassment training, each for a unique reason. Here’s how to design an initiative that engages them all. On the January...
Toby GrahamHarassment Training: How to Design for 4 Key Employee Types

Why Doesn’t OSHA Regulate the NFL?

on August 28, 2019
From the sudden surge of out-of-office emails to the ransacked aisles of school supplies, all signs point to the sad fact that summer is drawing...
Toby GrahamWhy Doesn’t OSHA Regulate the NFL?

EHS Lessons from a 32-Time Jeopardy! Winner (Really)

on August 28, 2019
When people ask me about my job, they’re usually surprised to learn that I like writing about workforce safety and compliance issues. “Isn’t that, like,...
Toby GrahamEHS Lessons from a 32-Time Jeopardy! Winner (Really)