NEWS

2023 Labor Law Changes: Be Prepared

Posted on November 29th, 2022

Fall has been a busy season for lawmakers and with that comes many changes to labor law posting requirements. It is essential for businesses to stay up to date on those changes. It can be challenging to continuously monitor the various government agencies that regulate labor laws. On top of the federal requirements, each state […]

Confined Spaces Pose Safety Risks for Workers

Posted on October 31st, 2022

confined spaces

Preventing Laboratory Safety Risks

Posted on October 12th, 2022

Laboratory Safety

Are you aware of OSHA’s top cited violations? 

Posted on October 6th, 2022

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) annually releases its list of the top ten most frequent workplace infractions. This list is based on the number of citations issued by OSHA, and it can help business owners and HR managers understand which safety measures they should take to protect their employees.  Fall protection continues to […]

Severe Violator Enforcement Program

Posted on September 30th, 2022

Last week the US Department of Labor announced an update to OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program. Since 2010, the Severe Violator Enforcement Program has focused resources on enforcement and inspection of employers who either willfully or repeatedly violate federal health and safety laws. Or further, employers that demonstrate a refusal to correct previous violations. In […]

Personal Protective Equipment: Essential for Workers’ Safety

Posted on September 29th, 2022

Personal Protective Equipment

Preventing Eye Injuries in the Workplace

Posted on September 19th, 2022

Eye injuries in the workplace occur daily. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), about 2,000 U.S. workers per day sustain job-related eye injuries that require medical treatment. However, safety experts and eye doctors believe proper eye protection can prevent 90% of these eye injuries. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]

Excessive Noise Exposure in the Workplace

Posted on September 8th, 2022

Worried about noise exposure on the job?  Work is one of the most common places people will be exposed to harmful levels of noise. Consequently putting them at risk of noise-induced hearing loss. Noise-induced hearing loss is permanent and often progressive. Indeed it often takes years to develop. That’s why it’s so essential to protect employees […]

Right-to-Know: Hazard Communication Standard

Posted on August 29th, 2022

Safety Data Sheets are critical to keeping employees informed of the identities and hazards of the chemicals present in their workplace. Specifically, OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires the development and dissemination of important hazardous chemical information. In addition, this vital information must be available and understandable to workers. All employers with hazardous chemicals in […]

8 Must-Know Fire Safety Tips for the Workplace 

Posted on August 24th, 2022

Maintaining a safe work environment for your team members is critical. To keep your employees safe, your business should prioritize fire prevention and response plans, and ensure that the entire workforce is adequately trained in fire safety best practices.   Each year, workplace fires and explosions are responsible for more than 200 deaths and 5,000 injuries. […]