Sawyer, M.

Apex Safety Consultants, Houston, Texas

Prevent human-created hazards with improved job safety analysis

Sawyer, M., Jayawardena, P., Apex Safety Consultants

Safety incidents have occurred since the beginning of time. If a “hunter-gatherer” failed to return at the end of a day, the remaining group members took it in stride.

Minimize false assurances in hazard analyses

Sawyer, M., Apex Safety Consultants

Hazard analysis is a powerful and highly effective tool for identifying and evaluating potential hazards and control measures (Fig. 1). Its versatility provides an economical and insightful assessment..

Conceptually, accidents are a fallacy

Sawyer, M., Apex Safety Consultants

Webster’s unabridged dictionary defines accident as “Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one’s foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden and unexpected event..

Safety and environmental management compliance

Sawyer, M., Apex Safety Consultants

A brief review of common certification programs that can enhance performance