It’s an employer’s responsibility to provide a safe work environment for its workers. One way to do this is through a worksite safety program
Worksite Safety Training Year-end Review
Importance of Workplace Safety Training
Workplace safety training, why is it important?
Being in compliance with OSHA and your state health and safety authorities provides the foundation for your safety training program,
Think Safety: Caught-in-between Accidents
One of the leading causes of accidents on the construction site is what is known as Caught-in-between accidents.
Toolbox Talk: Ladder Safety
Ladders are involved in many fall incidents; however, these falls can be prevented. Consider using a toolbox talk to train everyone to use ladders safely.
OSHA Exposure to Risk Pyramid
Have you familiarized yourself with OSHA’s Exposure to Risk Pyramid? OSHA created a risk pyramid to help employers understand the exposure risk their workers may be facing with COVID-19.
Are Struck-by Objects in Your WorkPlace Safety Plan?
Struck-by Objects is one of the leading causes of construction-related deaths. Does your safety and health program address how these accidents …
Driving Under the Influence of Fatigue
Did you know, you don’t actually have to have been drinking alcohol to drive like you are under the influence of it. Driving while drowsy is like driving under the influence.
Top Causes of Work-Related Injuries
• There were a total of 4,493 injury-related deaths that were preventable
• Construction was the industry sector with the largest number of preventable fatal injuries with the next two being transportation and warehousing
Workplace Injuries Infographic
Every 7 seconds, a worker is injured on the job. These numbers are staggering, and the worst part is that each one is preventable. Taking preventative action can spare workers needless pain and suffering.
Heat Stress Risk Factors
Workers should be aware of the many factors that can impact the risk of heat illness. (This comes straight off a PDF from the CDC.)