Why Should You Care About Workplace Safety?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 4,693 workers died on the job in 2011 – that translates to 13 people every day who went to work and never made it home.
Workplace Safety Pays.
Minimize Legal Risks.
Protect Your People & Profits.
Reduce Worker Injuries & Comp Claims.
Provide Workplace Safety Training.
Over the longer term, of course, safety pays; good safety and health management tends to translate into profitability and a stronger national economy by preventing worker injuries, saving on a host of costs, spurring worker engagement, and enhancing the company’s reputation.
Excerpt: Statement made before the Committee on Education and The Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, October 5, 2011.
Workplace Safety Pays
Run. Hide. Fight. Surviving an Active Shooter Event.
This video is a Department of Homeland Security Grant Funded Project, produced by the city of Houston’s Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security. The city grants permission to use the video in the format provided for its intended purposes only, information and awareness training for the general population.
This is a compilation of all five workplace accident ads from Prevent-it.ca highlighting workplace health and safety.
It is age-restricted and must be watched on YouTube.
Donnie's Accident 2013.
Donnie’s Accident – Electrical Arc Blast
May 19, 2009
Visit Donnie’s Accident to read the full story.
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Safety Training with Linda Light, LLC
As an OSHA-authorized and safety training expert, I provide workplace safety training solutions that go beyond the rules and regulations – focusing on safety first and showing how to keep OSHA violations to a minimum.
Top Ten Violations
OSHA – Occupational Safety & Health Administration – gives us requirements and guidelines to follow to assure that everyone has safe, healthful working conditions.
Did You Know ...
Safety training can lead to other jobs within your current organization or elsewhere. Understanding the safety needs of your company is key. Being able to communicate and transfer what you know is critical.
Document, document, document!
From OSHA’s perspective, if it’s not documented, it’s not done. Workplace safety training can help identify things to help develop and document your safety program.
» Safety plans customized to your specific company are needed. Using work-related injury and illness data can assist in developing plans.
» Written documentation shows how safety plans are customized to your specific company.
» Initial and ongoing training records demonstrate retention and application of your safety practices.
Related article: Documenting Workplace Safety Training.