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OSHA is Switching From Traditional Hard Hats to Safety Helmets

Posted on February 12th, 2024

OSHA announces switch from traditional hard hats to safety helmets. The goal is to better protect agency employees from head injuries. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that the agency is replacing traditional hard hats used by its employees with more modern safety helmets to protect them better when they […]

Effectively Equipping the Safety Trainer

Posted on February 6th, 2024

Qualified safety trainers are vital to an effective safety training program. Providing safety trainers with the best training materials is essential to make sure every employee is properly prepared to stay safe in their workplace. It’s important to examine your existing safety training program to make sure it meets the current needs of your company. […]

Winter Weather is Here: Plan. Equip. Train.

Posted on January 24th, 2024

Winter weather has arrived

Safeguarding Compliance: The Importance of Keeping Labor Law Posters Up-to-Date 

Posted on December 11th, 2023

In the fast-paced world of business, compliance with labor laws is not just an ethical responsibility; it’s a legal necessity. One often-overlooked aspect of this compliance is the role of labor law posters. These seemingly simple displays serve as crucial tools for businesses to inform employees about their rights and ensure adherence to labor regulations. […]

Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Posted on November 29th, 2023

The holiday season is here, and safety hazards don’t take a vacation. Keeping workers safe is everyone’s responsibility all year long. In a helpful video the US Department of Labor offers nine tips for protecting workers during the holidays. Additionally, OSHA provides resources on their website to help with holiday workplace safety. Employers must ensure […]

Reporting Accidents to OSHA: Understanding Recordkeeping Requirements   

Posted on November 16th, 2023

Accidents happen in the workplace, no matter how careful we are. Whether it’s a slip and fall, a minor injury or something more serious, it’s crucial that these incidents are accurately documented and reported to the appropriate authorities.   In the U.S., the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets specific standards for workplace accident reporting […]

OSHA’s 2023 Top 10 Released

Posted on November 1st, 2023

During the 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo in New Orleans, Eric Harbin, OSHA’s Region 6 administrator, announced for the 13th consecutive fiscal year, Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard. Fall Protection was followed by Hazard Communication and Ladders. As a whole, the Top 10 cited standards remain unaltered from 2022. […]

Prepare now for 2024 Labor Law Updates

Posted on October 27th, 2023

Federal and state lawmakers enacted a plethora of employment laws in 2023. The result was an unprecedented number of updates to required labor law postings. In addition to the typical Minimum Wage increases, many states passed pay transparency legislation, enhanced discrimination protections, restrictions or bans on non-compete agreements, and increased paid sick leave regulations. As […]

Equipping New Employees to Embrace Safety

Posted on September 12th, 2023

Research shows that more than one-third of workplace injuries occur within the first year of employment. Those injuries account for one-third of workers’ compensation claim costs. “Safety training programs and practices should start before an employee’s first day and continue throughout the employee’s time at an organization,” said Chris Hayes, of Travelers Insurance. Clearly, it […]

New for 2023: Food Safety & Personal Hygiene Training

Posted on September 7th, 2023

Providing food safety training helps employees handle food responsibly. Food safety incidents put customer’s health in jeopardy, damages a company’s reputation, and costs your business money. This can threaten the long-term health of a business. National Safety Compliance has just released a new Food Safety & Personal Hygiene Training Program. This training is designed to give your […]