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. […]

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 […]