Last year, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted 33,401 inspections—more inspections than the previous three years—addressing violations related to trenching, falls, chemical exposure, silica exposure, and other hazards. In addition, the agency spent 2019 increasing its number of employer inspections and pursuing new rulemakings and programs. We’ve lined out four areas OSHA rulemaking will…
All companies are required to have a first aid kit on-site, but how many of your employees know how to properly use it? In some cases, every minute matters when your employees become injured at work even if the injury is minor. With updated training programs and resources, your employees will be prepared to handle a variety or workplace scenarios.
Different times of year can pose different risks to the safety of your staff. Here we’ll outline the top three most common safety threats to expect during the winter.
Promoting a safe working environment requires more than the occasional poster in the breakroom and quick reminders at annual company parties. It takes time, dedication, and consistency to establish a company culture that revolves around safety. For example, there are a number of things you can do to improve safety culture that will benefit both your employees and your company as a whole.
Is your company failing to address potential workplace hazards? Are you and your employees committed to safety? Unfortunately, accidents can happen at work which means people can get very hurt. However, with the right plans and procedures in place, the likelihood of dangerous accidents and safety violations decreases.