October is Fire Safety Month – Here are Some Helpful Tips

Train to Improve Resiliency Assembling a disaster response team comprised of multiple departments from the organization guarantees the entire business is involved in the process of plan development and training. The response team should designate roles and responsibilities for all personnel. Make sure each employee knows his or her roles and responsibilities and understands the different[..]

Fire Safety Month

Fire safety is taught and practiced from the earliest days of kindergarten—we all remember “Stop, Drop, and Roll”—but preparedness training should never end. Workplace fires pose a risk across all industries, making fire safety training and policies an essential part of keeping employees, customers, and the surrounding community safe. According to OSHA,1 workplace fires and[..]

5 Reasons Why Employees Need First Aid Training

OSHA requires businesses to provide first aid and CPR training to employees in the absence of a nearby clinic or hospital (OSHA Standard 1910.151). While safety always begins with prevention, not every work-related injury can be prevented. Your primary first aid training goal should be to give employees the necessary tools and information they need to care for an ill or injured person, if[..]

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Tips for Encouraging PPE Wearer Compliance – Part 2

Comfort Inspires Compliance One of the best ways to motivate employees to wear their PPE consistently and correctly is to ensure it is as comfortable as possible. However, selecting comfortable PPE is not always as straightforward as it may seem. Comfort is largely subjective, and the best way to find PPE that addresses wearers’ preferences is to work with a manufacturer to conduct a wear[..]

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Tips for Encouraging PPE Wearer Compliance – Part 1

The best way to prevent costly injuries is to promote safe work practices, provide the necessary PPE, and do everything possible to encourage wearer compliance.You painstakingly identified all the hazards in your workplace. You consulted each of the relevant safety standards and OSHA regulations. You implemented a comprehensive personal protective equipment (PPE) program and made sure every[..]

This week is Safe + Sound Week, Are you onboard?

Join us for Safe + Sound Week, August 15th-21st, 2022 What Is Safe + Sound Week? A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces. Why Participate? Safe workplaces are sound businesses. Successful safety and health[..]

What you should – and shouldn’t – do in heatwaves

As summer temperatures climb, keeping cool becomes a priority. But what age-old tips are worth sticking to? With heatwaves everywhere from Japan to the UK, and Algeria to California, everyone has plenty of tips on how to keep cool. But which tips and facts stand up to scientific scrutiny? We look at the evidence for whether you should… 1)     Stick to cold rather than hot drinks Drinking[..]

Who says music doesn’t save lives?

In an effort to help train first responders in hands-only CPR, New York Presbyterian Hospital has released a 40-song playlist whose beats per minute match the number of chest compressions. Most people are familiar with The Bee Gees’ 1977 hit – and aptly named – Stayin’ Alive which took the number one spot. Artists from Beyoncé to Justin Timberlake to ABBA also had songs[..]

Wife saves her firefighter husbands life with CPR

Luke and Jessica Pichette (Photo courtesy of KHQ) Jessica Pichette and her husband Luke were getting ready for bed when the unthinkable happened. Jessica did chest Jessica says her husband began making strange sounds, she thought he was having a stroke. “I started dialing 911 at that time, kind of rolled him of over and at that time he a big deep breathe and then he was gone, he was not[..]

Avoid Occupational Back Injuries

Safety FirstAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than one million workers experience back injuries each year. One fourth of all workers compensation indemnity claims are a result of back injuries. Low back pain is one of the most common reason that people miss work, second only to the common cold. In America, we spend more than $100 billion annually in medical bills,[..]