National Forklift Safety Day

Posted on June 14th, 2022

National Forklift Safety Day is June 14 In 2014, the Industrial Truck Association founded National Forklift Safety Day to highlight the safe use of forklifts. An additional motivation was to serve as an annual reminder of the value of training and equipment checks in every industry that relies on forklifts. Forklifts are an essential piece of equipment in […]

Be Prepared for an Emergency

Posted on June 10th, 2022

Recent headlines remind us of the truth that emergencies and disasters can strike anywhere and at any time. Workers and employers must plan for that possibility. Proper planning before an emergency is necessary to respond effectively. The best way to protect workers is to expect the unexpected. Furthermore, employers must carefully develop an emergency action plan to […]

Heat Related Illnesses: Heat Stress, Arc Training, Flammable, and Welding Safety

Posted on June 9th, 2022

Each year, more than 650 people succumb to a heat-related illness. According to the Center for Disease Control, heat-related illnesses are one of the deadliest weather-related health outcomes affecting Americans. However, the most devastating part of this equation is that all deaths from heat-related illnesses are preventable with the proper training and safety tools. Learn […]

Electrical Safety In the Workplace

Posted on June 2nd, 2022

Tragedy Strikes Electricity is a serious workplace hazard. It exposes employees to electric shock, electrocution, burns, fires, and explosions. Electrical safety is important in every workplace. Electrical hazards killed four workers in Missouri and Kansas in five months in 2021. In Missouri, an electrical contractor died replacing light fixtures, and another worker while cleaning a pig barn […]

Safety Programs Save Money

Posted on May 27th, 2022

Injuries Cost Businesses however, Safety Programs Save Money Have you ever thought about how much a workplace injury costs your business? OSHA’s $afety Pays tool is an online calculator. This tool uses current data on workplace injury costs to calculate the direct and indirect costs to your business. This helpful resource emphasizes the importance of having […]

Heat Illness Prevention in the Workplace

Posted on May 20th, 2022

Heat illness is preventable, even though Millions of U.S. workers are exposed to heat in their workplaces. Every year, thousands become sick from occupational heat exposure. Some cases are fatal. Most outdoor fatalities, 50% to 70%, occur in the first few days of working in hot environments. This is because the body needs to build a […]

Video Safety Training is Cost-Efficient

Posted on May 18th, 2022

Video safety training is the most cost-efficient method of training for today’s companies. Clear training is vital to keeping workers safe on the job. Similarly, a solid knowledge of safety practices relevant to the job is crucial. According to, a learner will only remember 10% of text content. Typically, they remember 65% of visual […]

Important Tips for Ensuring Safe Jobs for Youth

Posted on May 10th, 2022

In some states, the month of May is Safe Jobs for Youth Month.  Communities benefit greatly by having teens in the workforce. Employment teaches young people important skills, including responsibility, timeliness, honesty, teamwork, resourcefulness, communication skills and confidence. Many states have departments of labor that work with employers and parents to help keep young workers […]

Scaffolding, Slips & Trips, and Fall Protection

Posted on April 28th, 2022

Even in the safest workplaces, accidents happen. Slips, trips, and falls account for over one-third of all workplace injuries across all industries. Fortunately, these types of injuries are also some of the most preventable — if you have the right procedures and fall protection gear in place. Fall protection is mandated when workers are exposed […]

Turn-Key Solutions for Keeping Employees Safe

Posted on April 6th, 2022

It’s Injury Prevention Month, so we thought it would be helpful to put together a list of ways you can keep your employees safer in the workplace. There were 4,764 workplace injuries that resulted in death in 2020. Nearly half of these occurred in the transportation, material moving, and construction and extraction occupations. Beyond that, […]