Health & Safety

Domtar’s Safety Journey

Over its 170-year history, Domtar has seen a tremendous amount of growth and change. Today’s Domtar is unified, in part, by an unrelenting focus on safety.

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Environmental Affairs: Everyone Has a Part to Play

Mills face many challenges in achieving water and air quality goals. To help meet these challenges, environmental group leaders have many resources, including peers inside the mill… and PEERS (TAPPI’s Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling and Sustainability Conference) outside the mill. Dan Curry, PEERS Environmental and Sustainability Track leader, explains. “Environmental and sustainability issues need to be part of the way ...

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Air and Water Management: Meeting the Ongoing Challenges

The industry has made huge strides in managing its air and water quality. For the past 75 years, NCASI has supported those efforts. When it comes to managing air and water quality, the hard truth is that, with seemingly unlimited resources available, mills of a century ago didn’t pay as much attention to effluent treatment or sustainability as they do ...

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Situational Awareness and You

RACHEL RUTLAND If you Google “situational awareness” you will find approximately seventeen million hits, almost all of which will have acronyms (e.g., SLAM—Stop, Look, Assess, Manage; or OODA—Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) to help you remember to use common sense, sharpen your observational skills, and stay “in the moment.” Mark Montonara’s Safety First article on Human Performance in the Paper360° May/June ...

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Human Performance and Risk Reduction

MARK MONTONARA Accidents happen. No matter how many safety procedures you have in place or safety mechanisms a facility has installed, human error can cause an incident. But leaders can foster a culture of safety that will reduce the potential for human error and stop critical performance incidents from occurring. What it takes is careful planning to identify potential risks ...

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The Importance of Safety Training

LARRY WARREN Why should mills invest in safety education for employees and contractors? There are multiple, critical reasons to do so: • Protecting the welfare of all employees, including company and contractor • Providing a safe work environment • Controlling costs • Staying current on mandated safety requirements Investing in safety education can ensure both employees and contractors are duly ...

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Paper360 – March/April 2018

Start reading this issue now! Your digital edition of Paper360, March/April 2018 is available now. Clicking on the Table of Contents will deliver you directly to that page of your issue. Thank you for reading! Setpoint Over the Wire The Importance of Safety Training Data & Decision Making RISI European CEO of the Year: DS Smith’s Miles Roberts Buckman’s Junai ...

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TAPPISAFE Offers Solid Benefits for Mills, Contractors

millwise| SAFETY TAPPISAFE Offers Solid Benefits for Mills, Contractors This innovative orientation program helps improve mill safety while reducing costs and increasing confidence.   Every mill has unique challenges and processes. Yet all have the same goal: that everyone at the facility each day starts work safe, remains safe, and gets home safe. Effective safety orientation is a critical component ...

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