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Safe + Sound Week

Posted on August 15th, 2022

Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs. In addition, it offers ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe. Last year, more than 5,300 businesses helped to raise awareness about workers’ health and safety. All organizations looking for an opportunity to highlight […]

Five Ways to Be Safe + Sound At Work

Posted on August 12th, 2022

Every workplace should have a safety and health program that includes management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards. Safe + Sound is a year-round campaign to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program. This nationwide effort raises awareness of the value of workplace safety and health programs. […]

Back & Lift Safety Tips 

Posted on August 3rd, 2022

From labor-intensive construction jobs to digitally oriented office work, employees may face a daily risk of back injury. Various work hazards, including heavy loads and poor posture, can injure and hinder employees in any field. Workers should be well-informed about the potential health and safety hazards they may encounter daily.  Workers with healthy backs can […]

Orientation Training: The First Step in Safety

Posted on August 2nd, 2022

What is the first step in providing a safe workplace? While the safety of workers is our primary focus, having an effective safety orientation training plan in place has value beyond what is self-evident. To begin with, research shows that with consistent orientation, employee morale gets a boost, productivity increases, and staff turnover is reduced. […]

Celebrate the ADA’s Anniversary

Posted on July 21st, 2022

The Americans with Disabilities Act celebrates its 32nd anniversary on July 26, 2022. The ADA’s significant impact on the way people with disabilities experience all aspects of daily life certainly calls for celebration. In 1990 the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law. This was a truly historic moment for American civil rights.  The ADA […]

Trench-Related Fatalities Prompt Enhanced Enforcement

Posted on July 19th, 2022

Tragically, in the first six months of 2022, twenty-two trench-related fatalities occurred, surpassing the 15 fatalities in all of 2021. These workers fell victim to the deadly hazards present in trenching and excavation work. Prompting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to launch enhanced enforcement initiatives to protect workers from known […]

Mid-Year Labor Law Changes

Posted on July 12th, 2022

Labor law poster changes seem to appear overnight. As such, keeping up with labor laws can be intimidating. We are closely monitoring the changes so you don’t have to.  Often, those changes are considered minor such as address changes, website address changes, department personnel changes, and changes in design. However other changes are considered major such as […]

OSHA Regulation Training

Posted on July 11th, 2022

OSHA’s mission is to ensure the protection of workers. Not only striving to prevent work-related injuries but also illnesses, and deaths. The method of achieving this is setting and enforcing standards. OSHA standards include explicit safety and health training requirements. Which ensures that workers have the required skills and knowledge to do their work safely. […]

Driving Safety: How to Train Employees on Better Driving Practices

Posted on July 8th, 2022

Whether you have one employee on the road or one thousand, promoting a culture of driving safety should always be a top priority for your organization. The number of trucks involved in fatal crashes has increased 5% since 2016, and a total of 107,000 large truck crashes resulted in an injury in 2020. And while […]

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 […]