Workplace Safety is Shifting: Find Out How

The workplace has changed dramatically in just the past 10 years alone. There’s a huge boost in mobility, with employees distributed in various parts of the region or even the country. Communication can, therefore, sometimes be a factor in diminished safety.   Here are four ways how to ensure it stays a priority at your company:  Embrace the… Read More »

Workplace Safety for Industrial Workers

Working in an industrial setting comes with a distinct set of dangers. Some of the main ones include slips, trips and falls, overexertion, repetitive motion injuries and equipment injuries. Here are some key tips for staying safe while on the job.  Always Be Aware of Your Surroundings  One of the biggest dangers is simply not… Read More »

6 Ways to Stay Safe in the Warehouse

Working in a warehouse means employees must contend with a variety of dangers daily. Whether it’s operating forklifts, manually lifting heavy objects or scaling large ladders, there’s a lot that can go wrong. That’s why warehouse workers need to take safety seriously and follow these six strategies. Always Receive Proper Training Before Operating Equipment “As… Read More »

Beat the Heat with These 5 Safety Tips

Summer is in full swing. And that means high temperatures throughout much of the country — something that can create safety concerns for many workers. Here are five tips to stay safe as the mercury rises.   1. Stay in a Climate Controlled Environment Whenever Possible  You’re at a far greater risk of heat-related illness when you’re outside in the sun… Read More »

5 Reasons Why Following Safety Guidelines is Essential

Workplace safety is vital to your workers’ well-being and your company’s bottom line. In this post, you’ll learn five specific reasons why following safety guidelines is essential. Meet OSHA Standards As of early 2017, the maximum penalty for a serious OSHA violation was $12,675. For a willful or repeat violation, it was $126,749. That’s a… Read More »

Identifying Workplace Hazards

The U.S. Bureau of Labor estimates there are 2.9 injuries for every 100 workers, making employee injury a major concern for every business. A big part of keeping everyone safe and preventing injuries is identifying workplace hazards. Here are some particular ones that should be on your radar. Exhaustion This is the biggest concern pound-for-pound… Read More »

The Importance of Following Safety Guidelines

Workplace injuries are something that plagues many industries, and create a host of problems each year. Although injuries and fatalities have decreased significantly over the past 40 years, they still happen on a consistent basis. According to OSHA, “there were 3.3 injuries and illnesses per 100 workers and 12 fatalities per day in 2013.” Let’s… Read More »

Make Safety a Workplace Priority

Workplace safety is important for many reasons including staying compliant with regulations, retaining skilled employees and being more efficient. Not to mention the ethical implications. According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), “an effective safety and health program can save $4 to $6 for every $1 invested. It’s the right thing to do,… Read More »