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[..]

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[..]

Avoid Occupational Back Injuries

Safety First According 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,[..]

Understanding the different types of hard hats

Har hats are designed to protect one of the most important parts of the human body. But did you know that there are different types and classes of hard hats. Make sure that you are using the right class of hard hat for the job. The American National Standards Institute ANSI has put together a list to help ensure you have the right protection for the job. ANSI Types of Hard Hats According to ANSI[..]

May is Global Health and Fitness Month

Global Employee Health & Fitness Month (GEHFM) is an international and national observance of health and fitness in the workplace. The goal of GEHFM is to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to employers and their employees through worksite health promotion activities and environments. GEHFM is presented by the National Association for Health & Fitness Employers everywhere are[..]

Eye Protection

5 tips to keep your eyes safe!

As reported by NIOSH, 2000 eye injuries occur every day at work in the U.S. Construction workers have one of the highest eye injury rates. Most common are particles of dust, metal, wood, slag, drywall, cement, etc. are the most common source of eye injury to carpenters. Even “minor” eye injuries can cause life-long vision problems and suffering–a simple scratch from sawdust, cement, or[..]

4 Tips to Avoid Occupational Back Injuries

Safety First According 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,[..]

Are your employees “Gloved” for safety?

Hand injuries, including injury to fingernails and fingers, are often written off as first-aid usage and near-misses. Many workers consider the use of gloves hard to comply with and unnecessary. Yet, more varieties of gloves for broader purposes exist than ever before – cut-resistant, chemical protective, electrically-rated, infection control, just to name a few. Carefully identifying the[..]

Next Week is Safe & Sound Week 2019, Are you Participating?

Join us for Safe + Sound Week, August 12-18, 2019 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 programs[..]

Back to School Driving Safety Tips

School days bring congestion:  School buses are picking up their charges, kids on bikes are hurrying to get to school before the bell rings,  parents trying to drop their kids off before work. Slow down and pay attention than when kids are present – especially before and after school. If You’re Dropping Off Schools often have very specific drop-off procedures[..]