Author Archives: Fred Fanning Author

About Fred Fanning Author

Fred Fanning currently writes biweekly on his blog fredefanningauthor.com. His published works include the peer-reviewed book Basic Safety Administration-A Handbook for the New Safety Specialist. Fred also authored two editions of the peer-reviewed chapter Safety Training and Documentation Principles that was published in the bestselling Safety Professional Handbook and the Safety Professional Handbook Management Applications. He coauthored the peer-reviewed chapter Safety Training with Christine Fiori, Ph.D., PE, published in the bestselling Construction Safety Management and Engineering, second edition edited by Darryl C. Hill, Ph.D., CSP. Fred also has several self-published books. He has a series called Fred’s Safety Shorts. This is a collection of twelve books on topics related to safety published with Kindle Direct Publishing. Fred self-published another six books using both CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and Kindle Direct Publishing. He has authored fifty-eight articles in various publications on the topics of safety and health and project management. Fred has earned several writing awards for his non-fiction work. Fred has one novel A Walk Among the Dead. He is working on his second Mystery at Devil’s Elbow.

Preventing Cold Weather Injuries

I know it is not cold here in North America yet, but during the winter months in North America, winter hazards abound. Now is the time to learn how to control or eliminate those hazards. People usually work during these … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Driving Guidelines

If this year is anything like years past there will be more opportunities for employees to be plowing snow, clearing sidewalks, and perhaps, more importantly, providing fire and ambulance services to their communities in inclement weather. The public expects essential services even … Continue reading

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Hunter Safety a Must

Each year hunters head for the woods during the fall turkey and deer hunting seasons. Unfortunately, what is intended to be a time of fun and recreation all too often ends in tragedy. Because of hunting accidents, some hunters never … Continue reading

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It is time for Halloween Safety

As the big spooky day approaches and you gather your costumes and treats, don’t forget to complete a Halloween safety check.  Start your trick-or-treating tradition off on the right track with these tips, and the worst danger you face will … Continue reading

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Recognize October as Fire Prevention Month

October has long been fire prevention month to me. The reason I like to use October to raise the awareness of fire prevention primarily in the home. If awareness is raised at the same time each year people learn the … Continue reading

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Prepare to Evacuate Nursing Homes

A rehabilitation and nursing home were forced to evacuate over 100 patients because of a gas leak. Then there were those pictures on the news of elderly people waist-deep water from Hurricane Harvey as water flooded into their nursing home. Finally, there … Continue reading

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What Is Measured Gets Done

Things that are measured and tracked by management are the things that usually get done in an organization. I have found that including safety in performance appraisals gets hazards fixed, poor behavior corrected, and accidents prevented. Does your organization use … Continue reading

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