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.)
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Workplace Safety When Working from Home
Many workers were already working remotely before the shelter-in-place occurred; however, that number dramatically increased, and also meant that many were working from home for the first time.
Professional Development Enhances Safety Skills
Change happens every day. Technology changes. Equipment changes. Rules change. All of which can impact your company broadly or more narrowly down to front line employees
Workplace Fatigue: Safety & Health on the Job
A series of National Safety Council reports states that 13 percent of workplace injuries are attributable to fatigue.
Workplace Violence: Plan for ALL Recognized Risks
“Acts of violence and other injuries is currently the third-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), of the 5,147 fatal workplace injuries that occurred in the United States …
Preparing for Natural Disasters
Employers are responsible for the safety and health of their workers, which can be anywhere from one person to thousands. One safety responsibility is to ensure your employees know what to do before, during and after a natural disaster, such as a floor, wildfire or …
Cleanup and Response After a Natural Disaster
Natural disasters – tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires – can create physical hazards during and after the event. Those doing clean up at your place of business should be aware of the dangers these events leave behind and take proper safety precautions.
Safety walk-arounds are an excellent way for management to demonstrate commitment to improving the safety of the organization. These inspections put them in the field to observe work in progress,
Drug-free Workplace Contributes to Workplace Safety
In case you’re not familiar with them, opioids are a group of drugs that include oxycodone and morphine prescribed to relieve pain but can affect safety, health and productivity.
Recognizing Hazards in the Workplace
How do you start to recognize hazards in the workplace or jobsite? What exactly constitutes a hazard?