Joe Amara

Safety Director

As a Safety Director, Joe was responsible for developing and coordinating safety functions for the organization including safety training, job sites audits and development of safety policies and strategic objectives.

Joe was with the organization from 2006 to 2022.

ARTICLES BY AUTHOR

November 30, 2021

Safety & Productivity |

Direct and Indirect Costs of Workplace Injuries

The total cost of workplace injuries amounts to billions of dollars every year. Understanding these costs and how they impact a…

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Providing Safety Training in the Era of COVID-19

Providing safety and health training is a core component of an effective occupational safety and health management system. Robust safety training…

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December 8, 2020

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Applying the Hierarchy of Controls to COVID-19 Safety

In one of my previous blogs, I discussed the use of the Hierarchy of Controls as a risk-reduction strategy by occupational…

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March 17, 2020

Safety & Productivity |

Fatigue Management in the Workplace

Fatigue is defined as extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness. The term fatigue is sometimes used to…

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August 6, 2019

Safety & Productivity |

Reducing Jobsite Risks Through the Hierarchy of Controls

Reducing risks to a level that is considered as low as reasonably practical should be the primary goal of every Occupational…

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October 9, 2018

Safety & Productivity |

Leading and Lagging Indicators of Safety Performance

Measuring safety performance is integral to the success of every business. Safety, like every other aspect of business, must be measured…

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April 10, 2018

Safety & Productivity |

Faith Technologies Launches “What’s Your Why?” Safety Campaign

In January, Faith Technologies launched a “What’s Your Why?” safety campaign, encouraging employees to make a personal commitment to safety. The…

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October 17, 2017

Safety & Productivity |

OSHA’s New Silica Rule Goes Into Effect

On September 23, 2017, OSHA’s new Crystalline Silica Rule went into effect, a rule expected to curtail silicosis and other lung-related…

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Keeping Workers Safe Through the DFCS Concept

Designing for Construction Safety (DFCS), also known as Prevention through Design (PtD), is a concept that encourages architects and design engineers…

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Three Key Pillars that Support Faith’s Uncompromised Focus on Keeping People Safe

One of Faith Technologies’ core values is the uncompromised focus on keeping people safe. In other words, Faith has an unwavering…

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May 5, 2016

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Faith Technologies Partners with OSHA for National Safety Stand-Down 2016

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) third annual National Safety Stand-Down is taking place this week, May 2-6. The purpose…

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November 3, 2015

Safety & Productivity |

Faith Technologies Rolls Out Energized Work Process

Faith Technologies is occasionally requested to perform energized work for our clients and customers, so recently we rolled out an energized…

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May 5, 2015

Safety & Productivity |

Targeting New Employees to Achieve Safety Excellence

Several studies have suggested that employees are more likely to get injured or involved in an accident within their first six…

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July 22, 2014

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Summer Safety: Beat the Heat

Summer is here, and that means temperatures around the country are on the rise. As a result, workers in industries like…

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March 11, 2014

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Operational Risk Management (ORM): Five Steps to Enhance Safety, Productivity, and Efficiency

What tools does your company use to enhance safety, productivity, and efficiency? At Faith Technologies, we recently rolled out a new…

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August 6, 2013

Safety & Productivity |

Take Safety Home

Recently, I watched a safety video that featured a story about a blind man.  In an unfortunate accident, the blind man…

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OSHA's HAZCOM 2012 is Here!

September 18, 2012

Safety & Productivity |

OSHA’s HAZCOM 2012

OSHA’s modified Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), known as HAZCOM 2012, is officially here! In May, the revised standard broadly adopted the…

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