It’s a fact: Construction worksites are dangerous. According to OSHA, one in five deaths among U.S. workers is in the construction industry.
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Identifying Hazards in the Workplace
Every year there are about 2.8 million non-fatal workplace accidents with the most common injuries being sprains, strains, and tears; and the highest cause to be overexertion; slips, trips, falls, and contact with objects and equipment.
Protecting New Workers From Heat-Related Illnesses
Illness from exposure to heat is preventable; however, every year thousands become sick from occupational heat exposure.
Fall Prevention Training
Keeping Young Workers Safe on the Job
Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace, no matter what your age is. They must follow all OSHA safety and health standards to prevent injuries and illnesses on the job.
Construction Work Zones Worksite Safety
Worksite safety is critical on construction work zones
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation incidents and workers struck by vehicles or mobile equipment account for the highest number of fatal work injuries. Risk of injury is always present.
Safety Training Talk: Ergonomics
Since musculoskeletal disorders are one of the leading causes of lost workday injury and illness across industries, having a Safety Training Talk about ergonomics and MSDs may help reduce injuries at your workplace.
Safety Training Briefs: Personal Protective Equipment.
One way to help ensure the safety of your workers is by training them in the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Fall/Seasonal Workplace Safety Briefings
Fall has arrived in all its glory. This is a good time to evaluate safety practices and schedule some safety briefings to remind workers of the hazards they can encounter in the workplace.
Have your employees – at all levels – been trained what to do when there is an emergency situation or a disruption of business operations?